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Francis Andrew Butler is the founding gaffer of FAB Lighting, LLC
Francis Butler is a Los Angeles based gaffer and set lighting technician at IATSE Local 728. He started working in the film industry while studying at the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating with a B.S. in Radio-Television-Film and a Business Foundations certificate, Francis moved to Los Angeles, CA.
Francis spent 2 years running the grip and electric rentals department at Birns & Sawyer before pursuing a full-time freelance career. Now, he owns and operates a 3-ton grip truck and lighting package.
His projects include feature films, national commercials, branded content, music videos, short films, and documentaries. His latest feature film, titled "Crown Vic" premiered in at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, and was released November 8, 2019 by Screen Media. His next feature, "Half Brothers," will be released December 4, 2020 by Focus Features.
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