The Butler and the Ball has been accepted into the Youth Section for filmmakers under 18 at the 2021 Alder International Short Film Festival, an annual competitive film festival held in the heart of Chicago. The Butler and the Ball screens in Programming Block 3, available online all day on October 23, 26, and 29, on their website.

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.