Private Project


A recently discharged veteran starts a new job, thinking he is finding his purpose and helping fellow vets. While struggling with a recent divorce, he learns his new responsibilities include weeding out false disability claims. Quickly to discovers that the only way to purge the system of malingers is by influencing them to self-terminate.

  • Justice F. W. Pelton
  • Justice F. W. Pelton
  • Justice F. W. Pelton
  • Donny O'Malley
  • Jessica Mandala
  • Justice F. W. Pelton
    Key Cast
  • Shawn White
    Key Cast
  • Justin Szerletich
    Key Cast
  • Lisa Thomas
    Key Cast
  • Jeff Brandimarte
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - LAFilm School
Director Biography - Justice F. W. Pelton

Justice Francis Wilder Pelton was born in Northern California and had short stint in the Arkansas Ozarks before being raised in Falmouth, Maine. His mother, Margo Raye Wilkinson, was a school bus driver and his father, Stephen Paul Pelton was medically retired before passing away from Cancer in 2004. His ancestry includes English, French, German, Irish, and Scottish. Justice graduated from Falmouth High School, where he ran multiple public access television programs. After making a solo drive across country, he enlisted into the Marines in 1996. After being promoted to Gunnery Sergeant, Justice attended the University of Washington, graduated in 2009 with a degree in Political Science, and received his commissioning before retiring as a Captain.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest military producers of his generation by now both in his native USA and internationally as his superb qualities have been expressed further in a sublime range of excellent performances full of unique profoundness, subtlety, charisma and insights. While excelling in producing, he has set his eye on acting with performances in V for Valor and Recruiters Season 2 as he continues to develop multiple screenplays.

Married for over 20 years to the former Jennifer Viktoria Van Sickle and father of 4 children, Justice Stevphen Xavier Van Pelton, Brosnan Alexzander Stevphen Van Pelton, Arcadian Francis Stevphen Everett Van Pelton, and Anna Sofia Nappi.

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Director Statement

I understand the importance of creating authentic content for our underserved military community and championing veteran filmmakers.