Men Of God

Set in the Crusades, a templar knight answers a traveling merchant's call to defend him from an attacker. SHOT ON VARICAM.

  • Steven Cardenas
    Director
    Christmas Hostage, Dead Skies, The Colony
  • Steven Cardenas
    Writer
    Christmas Hostage, Dead Skies, The Colony
  • Nicolas Tung
    Producer
    Aqua Deception, Christmas Hostage, We're Not Thieves
  • Steven Cardenas
    Key Cast
    "Sir Alistair Park"
    Christmas Hostage, Dead Skies, The Colony
  • Coral Stoner
    Key Cast
    "Assassin"
  • William Buhler
    Key Cast
    "Merchant"
  • Nicolas Tung
    Director of Photography
    Aqua Deception, Christmas Hostage, We're Not Thieves
  • Steven Cardenas
    Production Design
    Christmas Hostage, Dead Skies, The Colony
  • Sam Statham
    Grip
    The Ride To End MS, Buena's Coffee
  • Hunter McLeod
    Grip
  • Dorna Mohajeri
    Sound
    Life In Iran 1979
  • Jason George
    First Assistant Director
    The Ride To End MS
  • Sam Statham
    First Assistant Camera
    The Ride To End MS, Buena's Coffee
  • Nicolas Tung
    Post-Production/Editing
    Aqua Deception, Christmas Hostage, We're Not Thieves
  • Jason George
    Gaffer
    The Ride To End MS
  • Nicolas Tung
    Camera Operators
    Aqua Deception, Christmas Hostage, We're Not Thieves
  • Jason George
    Camera Operators
    The Ride To End MS
  • Sam Statham
    Camera Operators
    The Ride To End MS, Buena's Coffee
  • Nicolas Tung
    UAV Operator
    Aqua Deception, Christmas Hostage, We're Not Thieves
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Other
  • Genres:
    Medieval, Crusades, Action, Fighting, Historical, battle, swords, 48 Hour, Challlenge
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 11, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    35,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    AVC-I 4K422, Super35.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - El Dorado High School
  • El Dorado 48HR Film Festival
    Placentia, California
    United States
    April 23, 2021
    Best Film Overall
  • El Dorado Film Festival
    Placentia, California
    United States
    May 20, 2021
    Official Selection - Best Short Film
  • Valencia Film Arts Festival
    Placentia, California
    United States
    May 21, 2021
    Official Selection - Best Narrative Short
  • El Dorado 48HR Film Festival
    Placentia, California
    United States
    April 23, 2021
    Audience Favorite
Distribution Information
  • YouTube
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights, Internet, Video on Demand, Video / Disc, Console / Handheld Device
Director Biography - Steven Cardenas

Making movies is something I am very passionate about and I plan to pursue work in the industry in my future.

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Director Statement

This was created for the annual El Dorado 48 Hour Film Festival, in which participating teams are given 48 hours to create their film.