Released:  September 15, 2016 Runtime:  8 minutes
Directed by
T.C. De Witt
Written by
T.C. De Witt (Screenplay)
Produced by
Chad Halvorsen
Cory Kaseman
Ali Bahr
T.C. De Witt
Jordan Post
Chad Halvorsen
Camera Operator
Jon Kline
Jim Burzelic
Jon Kline
Tim Moder

Film Synopsis:

Life can change in the blink of an eye, and this fable on the randomness of love, greed, morals, and consequences addresses the chaos of life.

WINNER 2016 Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project, Runner-up Audience Choice, and Winner Best Cinematography

Made for the 2016 Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project. Teams are given four required elements and have 48 hours to conceptualize, write, film, edit and hand in a 4-7 minute short film.

Required Elements for Unbuttoned were:
Genre: Fable/Romance
Prop: Keys
Line of Dialogue: “That is not what I said.”
Character: Mary Zikean, chef trainee


Mary Zikean / Marion Araujo
Oscar Schulz / David Geisler
Chef Ian Hooks / Chike Johnson
Man in Black / T.C. De Witt
Moe Hawke / Chad Halvorsen