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How many secrets does it take to ruin a birthday?


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Help us bring the feature-length version to the big screen!

We got a lot of positive reviews during our red carpet premiere in August at the Magnolia Theatre, as well as each time we host a private screening. What we hear most is: “I want to see more!” So, we’re going to give you more. We are currently in development on the full-length feature film spin-off. But, we need financing.


Our goal is to raise $50,000 to professionally produce a feature film the Hollywood way on an independent budget.


If you enjoyed the short film, please consider donating any amount towards bring this feature film to the big screen.

We want YOU to be a part of our journey all along the way. In the next few weeks we will be launching a crowd-funding campaign and giving you the opportunity to donate finances towards the production of the feature film.



BUT, if you want to donate now, just click the button below. And, if you decide not to donate at all, please share the film with your friends and family to help us spread the word. It really does help more than you know!

Michael plans a surprise marriage proposal for his girlfriend Kelly on her 30th birthday, but soon discovers that Kelly also has a shocking surprise for him that’s going to turn his world upside down. Will Michael’s surprise finally give Kelly what she wants or be the catalyst that destroys their relationship?


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Written, Directed and Edited by

Cortney Sargent



Cortney Sargent, Christian Sargent



Mariah Alexandria, Charles Brakes, III, Noell Webber



Kevin Jessop


Assistant Director

Ross Jennings


Boom Operator

Eric Douglas


Production Assistant

Tim Bollinger


Set Decorator

Christian Sargent


Red Carpet Premiere and Q&A at Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre – Dallas, Texas

Join us for the red carpet movie premiere event of the Summer. Come watch The Surprise! on the BIG SCREEN, then go behind-the-scenes with the cast and director during a live Q&A. After the premiere, join us for the after-party dinner with FREE cup cakes.

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