Appiness (2018)

When Eric and Raj, old high school buds, try to build the next great app and become billionaires - they don't.

 
 
 

Status: Completed

Format: Feature film (1 X 82 minutes)

Written, Directed and Produced by: Eli Batalion

When ERIC NEWMAN, a shy corporate professional on the cusp of his 30's, gets laid off out of the blue, a chance meeting with long-lost techie buddy RAJ PATEL leads to scheming on startup billionaire dreams. With the help of a grassroots team led by the multi-talented JEANINE GENET, Eric and Raj may just be on the road to riches, freedom and finding their true calling. But what starts off promising soon turns into a slippery slope of growing sacrifices, leading them to not just question what they should really be doing with their lives, but also, like, how long they have left to live.

 
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Awards

Best Feature - Top Indie Film Awards

Best Humor - Top Indie Film Awards

Best Editing - Top Indie Film Awards

Best New Director - Calcutta international Film Festival

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Festival Selections

Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, QC, CAN

Miami Independent Film Festival, USA

YoFiFest Film Festival, NY, USA

Dumbo Independent Film Festival, USA

Comedy World Network Film Festival, USA