The Butler and the Ball has been nominated for Best Children’s Short in the August 2021 edition of the SHORT to the Point International Short Film Festival, based in Bucharest, Romania. The Butler and the Ball is competing with other films from Belgium, the United States, Taiwan, and Canada. Winning films will be screened next summer at the open-air cinema Uzina Foto in Transylvania.
The festival is produced by SHORT to the Point, an international network for the distribution, broadcast, and promotion of short films and their creators.
The Butler and the Ball, an urban fairy tale about a lonely boy who enters a contest to become the new butler of a grieving, reclusive singer, was directed by eight-year-old Andrew Chan-Possemato, who wrote and produced it with Albert.