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Katherine Butler

Katherine Butler

Director of Commissioning, Drama, Sky Studios

Katherine Butler joined Sky Studios, the home of Sky Original Drama and Comedy, in 2023 as Director of Commissioning, Drama for the UK & Ireland.

Butler heads up the commissioning team, working directly with indies and third-party producers, building the slate of Sky Original dramas that includes upcoming series such as Mary & George, The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Day of the Jackal.  

Former Creative Director at The Ink Factory (for whom she Executive Produced The Night Manager for Disney+ Hotstar in India, and documentary feature film The Pigeon Tunnel for Apple+), Butler also previously worked at Raw, where she produced feature films American Animals and Dream Horse, and Film4, where she was Deputy Head of Film.