Private Project


Winter 1886. After gunning down the authorities of their local town, three outlawed brothers flee towards the border during a post-Civil War North. Exhausted and with no resources, they unwittingly plan to raid a lone farmhouse from a sickened Landlord. Soon, fate will tie voids of the past together as a confrontation of past demons and great lust for revenge, get the best of this slow but truly cinematic Western.

  • Cesar Encalada
  • Cesar Encalada
  • Maria Teresa Nazur
  • Michael Scott Dunn
    Key Cast
  • Elizabeth Pulliam
    Key Cast
  • Ford Fanter
    Key Cast
  • Brendan Ochs
    Key Cast
  • Joe Hammerstone
    Key Cast
  • Forrest Luhcs
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Western, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 12, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Cesar Encalada

Cesar Daniel Encalada is an American-Ecuadorian independent filmmaker and screenwriter born in Brooklyn, New York. He founded his own production company, Vanguard Studios Entertainment in 2013 - and since has been recognized for their work in 3D Animation & Visual Effects Compositing.

Encalada's work spans on a variety of visual media fields including Graphic Design, Music Videos, and Commercials. He has also directed a number of short segments; his most noticeable featurettes including: "Agent Killer: Origins", "Saving Buck", and "Rapture".

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Director Statement

"Filmmaking is the imagination's ultimate frontier."