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Candy Cowboys

In a world where candy replaces money as the universal currency, two cowboy vigilantes in the Wild West find themselves in a dangerous situation when they are confronted by an evil Candy Cowboy gang after stealing valuable candy rock crystals.

  • Nate Trillo
    Director
    The 4th Wall
  • Nate Trillo
    Writer
    The 4th Wall
  • Christian Garner
    Key Cast
    The 4th Wall
  • Colin Toon
    Key Cast
  • Savannah McQueen
    Key Cast
  • Cole Huber
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • UIL Young Filmmaker's Festival
    Austin, Texas
    United States
    March 2, 2016
    Paramount Theater
    3rd Place Finalist
Director Biography - Nate Trillo

Trillo's background includes filming and editing everything from short films with action and special effects, to creating a commercial promoting teen driving safety.

On his spare time, he continues to gain video production experience with his YouTube channel where he creates short, entertaining videos with plenty of hours of work put into each one. youtube.com/natetrillo

In addition to this experience, he has earned considerable praise and a great deal of positive feedback on his work, especially since he has impressed many with his work at such a young age. He has also received some noticeable awards, his greatest include the 2015 UIL Film Festival State Championship and the 2016 National YoungArts award for Cinematic Arts.

Being completely self-taught, he believes he was allowed to not be limited by the lessons of a tutor or instructor. Nate believes this allowed him to have much more creativity which has stuck with him today.

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