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25 & Counting

A pair of cousins, Rily and Andie, have both just turned 25-years-old and are experiencing a Quarter-Life Crisis! All of their friends are getting married and having babies, but they still have big dreams that they have not accomplished yet. How did 25 years pass so fast? What can they do to change their lives before another year passes? Hilarious events ensue as the two, along with Rily's brother, Benjamin Benjamin, try to fulfill their dreams, succeed in work, and date, all throughout the ups & downs of living an unpredictable life in Los Angeles.

  • Akkim Lee
    Director
    What it Takes
  • Katie Schwartz
    Writer
  • Rosie Darch
    Writer
  • Katie Schwartz
    Producer
  • Rosie Darch
    Producer
  • Katie Schwartz
    Key Cast
    Inherent Vice
  • Rosie Darch
    Key Cast
  • Nick Greene
    Key Cast
    Machsom
  • Ryan Vigilant
    Key Cast
    Naked as We Came
  • Will Brittian
    Key Cast
    A Teacher
  • Jesse Pepe
    Key Cast
    J Pee: I'm Not Gay
  • Cristian Gonzalez
    Key Cast
  • Stephen Simon
    Key Cast
  • Chey Hayes
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Romance, Comedy, RomCom
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Akkim Lee

Akkim is currently in the festival circuit for his Short Film "What It Takes." The film was written and directed by Lee and also stars "25 & Counting's" Katie Schwartz as the lead. Akkim is a graduate of Penn State University and a mixed martial artist himself. The film is an official selection at the Artemis Women in Action Film Festival, and the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival.

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