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  • Co-writers Andrew Chan-Possemato and Albert M. Chan won the award for Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film for The Butler and the Ball at the recent 2021 Children Short Film Festival, an annual competitive film festival held in Paris and London on December 8-10, 2021, that featured films about, for, or by children. Andrew Chan-Possemato also picked up a Jury Special Mention—Child Actor for his starring performance. The Butler and the Ball was one of 43 films selected for the festival from over 3,000 entries.

    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 M. Chan.