Eli Batalion

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eMerge Enterprises Ltd

Eli Batalion is a hybrid animal, at once a writer, producer, actor and composer for film, TV and the stage, with a B.A from Brown University in liberal arts and an MBA from HEC Montréal.

Eli has written, composed and produced in various capacities for dozens of projects ranging from award-winning horror musical films screened and distributed internationally (including the 2014 SXSW premiering Stage Fright starring Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf, and the Sundance and TIFF cult short film The Legend of Beaver Dam, which has played at over 75 global film festivals), through to touring musical comedy productions and live comedy shows (including the fringe hit "J.O.B. The Hip-Hopera").

Most recently, he has created the four-time Canadian Screen Award nominated web series YidLife Crisis (Mayim Bialik, Howie Mandel) and the startup feature comedy Appiness.

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