The American movie, ½ New Year, is a comedy-drama genre film. The movie was written by Drew McAnany and Georgia Menides. The film was directed by Tom Morash and produced by Zachary Ryan Block, Drew McAnany, Georgia Menides, Tom Morash, and Anna Roberts. It also included Brian Volk-Weiss as the executive producer, Rebecca Vinagro as associate producer and Afton Boggiano as the co-producer.
This movie was shot by cinematographer Pierce Cook and edited by Tom Morash.
Every last Saturday in June, a couple of friends celebrate a ½ New Year party once every year. As they celebrate their traditional occasion, things begin to get out of hand. They soon find their friendships and relationships being questioned due to severe personality clashes.
The movie starred Reed DeLuca by Drew McAnany, Brynn Alaya by Bo YoungBlood, Izzie by Shanley Caswell, Pam DeLuca by Brooke Lewis Bellas, Bishop Miller by Rome Flynn, Blake Wanamaker by John Ieraradi, The Messiah by Jeff Dye, Josh Mackey by Matt Schulte, Emma by Rebecca Vinagro, Megan by Ashley Platz, Marty by Jermaine Alverez Martin and Whitney by Afton Jillian Boggiano.
Other characters in the film include Karen by Alexis Iacono, Lindsay by Amy Paffrath, Bong Bro by Tyler Schnabel, Waiter by Noah Thorne, The Snow Flake by Marc S. Gordon, Party Guests by Gina Venditti and Hakan Yildiz, and Party Reveler by Leila Zandy, Jeremie Fiore, Jun Kawashima, and Gerson Nkunku.
The movie portrays the true essence of friendship and relationships. It follows a group of friends who celebrate the second half of the year. This year, they found their friendship tested as feelings are revealed, and personal opinions are aired. They soon realize that friends are the family you get to choose. They had to put their differences behind as they send off one of their friends. ½ New Year runs for 74 minutes.