Bent Button Productions

Bent Button Productions Bent Button Productions - UPenn's oldest and only film production group. Make your movie. Bent Button Productions is the University of Pennsylvania's only film production group!

Check out our stuff! We write, shoot, direct, edit, and sometimes act in the films to create an interactive, hands-on learning experience. All the members love entertainment, and we want to share our enthusiasm with others.

Operating as usual

Tonight is the night! To go out with a bang here is our Producer and Josh!Check out the FB or YouTube at 7 for the film!
12/10/2019

Tonight is the night! To go out with a bang here is our Producer and Josh!
Check out the FB or YouTube at 7 for the film!

On this rainy Philly afternoon here is one of our leads! Noga does a fabulous job reminding us of the horrors of online ...
12/09/2019

On this rainy Philly afternoon here is one of our leads!
Noga does a fabulous job reminding us of the horrors of online dating.

Filming is under way on our current project but we are still coming at you with My Dead Nanna cast and crew! Hannah is h...
12/08/2019

Filming is under way on our current project but we are still coming at you with My Dead Nanna cast and crew!
Hannah is here to show you why your friends always have your best interest at heart!

Another BTS from My Dead Nanna while we continue the countdown.Look out for photos tomorrow on our Instagram story from ...
12/08/2019

Another BTS from My Dead Nanna while we continue the countdown.
Look out for photos tomorrow on our Instagram story from our current shoot!

Just when you thought we were done for the day!Here is Nanna herself! She only wants the best for her grandsonPlayed by ...
12/07/2019

Just when you thought we were done for the day!
Here is Nanna herself! She only wants the best for her grandson
Played by Ilyse Reisman

To end the day, here is our DP and Head Editor Dennis!
12/07/2019

To end the day, here is our DP and Head Editor Dennis!

Before the day completely passes us by, a BTS shot from Nanna.Looks like trouble is brewing!Featuring Ilyse Reisman and ...
12/05/2019

Before the day completely passes us by, a BTS shot from Nanna.
Looks like trouble is brewing!

Featuring Ilyse Reisman and Noga Even

Photo by: Alexandru Zancă

Continuing the countdown week with Sophie! Sophie Nadel is the director and writer of My Dead NannaFun fact: Sophie adap...
12/03/2019

Continuing the countdown week with Sophie!
Sophie Nadel is the director and writer of My Dead Nanna

Fun fact: Sophie adapted the screenplay from her short story titled “The Ghost of My Dead Nanna Wants Me to Date a Nice Jewish Girl”

Photo by: Alexandru Zancă

We are so excited for the premiere of our new film My Dead Nanna! Over the next couple of days as we countdown till the ...
12/02/2019

We are so excited for the premiere of our new film My Dead Nanna!
Over the next couple of days as we countdown till the 10th we will be sharing promo pics of the cast and crew.
Check out My Dead Nanna on the 10th at 7 PM on our FB and YouTube.

Poster by Whitney Barrett

A day well spent behind the camera. Stay tuned to find out more about what spooky things are going on here. #nannasghost...
10/19/2019

A day well spent behind the camera. Stay tuned to find out more about what spooky things are going on here. #nannasghost #filmmaking #halloween #comedy

10/19/2019
PARASITE (A Bent Button Film)

Filming begins tomorrow morning for our first film of the semester. Let's take tonight to look back at Parasite from the Spring.
Just in time for the spooky season.
Enjoy.

Directed and Written by Jorge Penado
Produced by Makeda Barr-Brown
Director of Photography Dennis Kim

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whDpruKukf0

Roman, a college student, receives an unexpected package from his sister. 2019 A Bent Button Productions film Written/directed by Jorge Penado Starring Micha...

Here’s a photo from the making of our very short film during the second Bent Button Meeting of the year! If we haven’t s...
09/16/2019

Here’s a photo from the making of our very short film during the second Bent Button Meeting of the year!
If we haven’t seen you at the meetings yet, what are you waiting for? BBP meetings are Tuesday’s 8 pm in Kelly Writers House 202.

Be on the lookout for the premiere of this short, written, directed and filmed in 30 mins!

2018-2019 Board together for the last time (minus a few key players) to celebrate the seniors! Check out our sweet desse...
05/07/2019

2018-2019 Board together for the last time (minus a few key players) to celebrate the seniors! Check out our sweet desserts baked by our lovely President and our Treasurer
Continue to stay tuned for Parasite’s release!

Check out some photos from bts at the Parasite shoot. Stay tuned for details on the release date!
03/15/2019

Check out some photos from bts at the Parasite shoot.

Stay tuned for details on the release date!

03/14/2019
Parasite Bloopers

Hope everyone is laughing as much as we are at the bloopers from the Parasite shoot.

Enjoy president Lynn Oseguera tappin' on the table and all of our lovely actors and their many takes

01/20/2019

SAC Fair Spring ‘19 is happening now in Houston Hall. Our table is located in lower level, Hall of Flags. Come meet us!

01/18/2019
Fangs for Nothing

Watch our new movie, "Fangs for Nothing".........if you dare.

Directed by Zovinar Khrimian
Written and Edited by Michael Wenger

https://youtu.be/hpITqqXeUF8

A Bent Button Productions Film Produced by Makeda Barr-Brown Directed by Zovinar Khrimian Written and Edited by Michael Wenger Cinematography by Sage Levine ...

"Fangs for Nothing" now in post-production. Check out some pics from our shoot!Screenplay by Michael Wenger. Directed by...
11/15/2018

"Fangs for Nothing" now in post-production. Check out some pics from our shoot!

Screenplay by Michael Wenger. Directed by Zovi Khrimian.

11/02/2018

"Fangs for Nothing" in production this weekend. Stay tuned for our new film! Screenplay by Michael Wenger. Directed by Zovi Khrimian.

Thank you to everyone who helped us shoot over the weekend. Keep an eye out for Insomniacs Anonymous in the near future!
09/18/2018

Thank you to everyone who helped us shoot over the weekend. Keep an eye out for Insomniacs Anonymous in the near future!

09/14/2018

Bent Button Productions is so excited to be filming Lynn Oseguera's script, Insomniacs Anonymous, this weekend! Keep an eye out for the completed film in the near future!

Thank you to everyone who came to our first GBM of the semester yesterday! Our first shoot is the weekend of Sept. 15, a...
09/05/2018

Thank you to everyone who came to our first GBM of the semester yesterday! Our first shoot is the weekend of Sept. 15, and sign ups will be available at our next GBM. If you can't make our GBMs but are still interested in coming to the shoot, send us a message on Slack or an email. If you or anyone you know is interested in acting, shoot us an email to be added to our actor listserv.

Our next GBM is Tuesday Sept. 11 at 8pm in KWH 202. See you then!

03/25/2018
Evermore: The Story Never Happens Just Once

When a university campus is plagued by a mysterious curse, two princesses begin interrogating their fellow peers and superiors. Will they find the source of this dark spell or eventually fall victim to its power?

https://youtu.be/G4gB90vYSKM

When a university campus is plagued by a mysterious curse, two princesses begin investigating their fellow peers and superiors. Will they find the source of ...

Look at our new article in 34th St. Magazine!
01/22/2018
The Daily Pennsylvanian

Look at our new article in 34th St. Magazine!

From 34th Street: Bent Button president Weslee Sixkiller talks about how the club changed his life trajectory from being premed to interning in LA film studios this past summer.

Hey! That shoot today was pretty fun... 😊
11/20/2017

Hey! That shoot today was pretty fun... 😊

Bent Button Productions's cover photo
11/03/2017

Bent Button Productions's cover photo

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10/26/2017

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03/23/2017

This is a congratulatory post for two of our members for taking 1st and 2nd at the Penn Film Festival:

1st— ei: emotional intelligence - Dennis Kim

2nd— Blinded - Emily Hason

WHOOP WHOOP!

09/01/2016

Due to the weather, tonight's Activities Fair has been postponed to Tuesday, from 5 pm to 8 pm. We hope to see you there!

08/31/2016

We're getting ready for a great year! Hope to see everyone Tuesday :)

05/02/2016
BENT ON LOVE

Check out our newest short actually composed of many shorts!

An anthology about love featuring several films written, directed and starring a combo of all of us and our friends

An anthology film about love by Bent Button Productions. THE FILMS The Shortest RomDrama, The Shortest RomCom and The Shortest Adult Film Written & Directed ...

03/28/2016

It's time to celebrate because the results are in:

Elliot (Dennis Kim) **solo animation 1st Prize

One Way Out (Mike Lobman) 2nd Prize & Crowd Pleaser

Text to Speech (Naomi Elegant) Finalist

Hide & Seek (Nick Blackburn) Finalist

Penn Student Film Festival Finals 03/25/16
03/28/2016

Penn Student Film Festival Finals
03/25/16

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Philadelphia, PA
19104

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Made a little silly something featuring a few Bent Button alumni I hope you and yours will enjoy - feel free to share! : https://youtu.be/oa3LjWQpuxI Hope you and yours are safe and well ❤