Appleby is an award winning filmmaker whose work has entertained literally dozens of viewers throughout the world, on movie screens, television, and on mobile devices.
Appleby's films have screened in festivals in São Paulo, Rome, Cannes, London, Seattle, and Minneapolis among others. He is a published author, and long time member of the Writers Guild of America West.
Appleby has work in the permanent collection of MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as well on the shelves of the few remaining Blockbuster video stores. He has written and rewritten screenplays for some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Warren, Mimi, Bruce and Harvey, among others.
Appleby spends the majority of his time living and dying in LA. Currently, he is enjoying a prolonged postmortem interval in the sub zero tropics of Saint Paul Minnesota.