Funded! This project was successfully funded on October 18, 2010.

Update #30

another Los Angeles screening!



It's been some time, and BUTTONS IN THE GROUND has definitely enjoyed it's premieres at several film festivals over the past year.  We've had a great time watching our cast and crew take home different awards meanwhile enjoying the fact that our film can play on the big screen.

For possibly the last time, BUTTONS IN THE GROUND will be playing on the big screen!  This time at the Laemmle Beverly Hills.  The film is selected as part of the MINI CINEMA FESTIVAL: Short Film Experience and will play with 3 other quality short films.

The event is FREE ADMISSION, however you MUST RSVP to attend!!

Event info & RSVP details here:

We hope to see you there!

- the BUTTONS team!

Update #29

reminder: WATCH BUTTONS now!



Happy Monday.

Just a quick reminder that BUTTONS IN THE GROUND is now live as part of our exclusive online premiere event!  The film will be up NOW through WEDNESDAY 9/12 for online viewing.

You can find the film two ways: (we post frequently) -- here you can click "share" and post to your own wall or to a family and/or friend's page!

or, go directly to the film on vimeo at:

Thanks, once again, for being an influential part of this film becoming a reality!


the BUTTONS team!

Update #28

more fun news!



BUTTONS IN THE GROUND was awarded BEST SHORT FILM at this past weekend's Twain Harte Film Festival in Northern CA!  We were delighted to take home this award which was up against nearly 300 other submissions.  It was also very appropriate that we would earn this award so close to where we shot the film!

This month (September), we will be screening at the BIG BEAR LAKE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL here near Southern California.

Lastly, and most excitedly, we wanted to let you know that we have elected to have an EXCLUSIVE ONLINE PREMIERE EVENT for BUTTONS!  From Sunday 9/9 - Wednesday 9/12 only, we will be sending out a link with password for everyone to screen BUTTONS online.  We will email you on Sunday to make you aware of the open link & password.

As always, you can continue to follow our 'BUTTONS' news at our facebook page:  Go there and click LIKE so that our updates appear in your news feed!  You can also go there to click SHARE on the same posting announcement and share on your walls or with friends.

Thanks, as always, for the support you were to us in the Fall of 2010... the support you've been through our finish & premiere in 2011... and the ongoing support you have been to us in 2012!


-the BUTTONS team!

Update #27




We wanted to send you a quick reminder that if you're in the southern CA area, you have a chance to go watch and support BUTTONS IN THE GROUND on the big screen!

We are an official selection of the NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL and 'BUTTONS' will be playing on FRI 4/27 (tomorrow!) at 8:15PM!

You can purchase tickets here:

BUTTONS DVDs now available!  GO to:

And never forget to go to our facebook page and click LIKE to follow us for more frequent updates!


-the BUTTONS team!

Update #26

DVDs now available for purchase!



You can now share BUTTONS IN THE GROUND with your family and friends through purchasing the DVD on our website!

DVDs are $10 and include the film, a deleted scene, our behind-the-scenes featurettes from our 5 shoot days and our trailer.  Support through DVD purchases helps us promote the film through traveling and doing public screenings and especially helps us with our film festival entry fees and festival travels.

The process is easy...

1) Go to: and click on BUY DVD

2) Fill out the form and click SUBMIT.

3) Our team will touch base to confirm your order and obtain payment.

4) We ship you your DVDs!

We still are waiting to hear from several film festivals over the next couple of months and we will keep you informed.  Lastly, if you haven't already, visit our facebook page and click LIKE so that you can get our updates there, too! (

Thank you,

-the BUTTONS team!

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    Gets you the above rewards and a jar of buttons from the movie set as well as a 'first look' at edited footage from our film (viewable online) during editing/post-production!

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