Private Project

Salad Days

After sudden life changes, a single father plunges into a deep state of depression while dragging his son down with him.

  • Corbin Pitts
    Plunderbund, Midnight Jingles, Loose Ties
  • Corbin Pitts
    Plunderbund, Midnight Jingles, Loose Ties
  • Mindy Van Kuren
    The Red Sedan
  • Corbin Pitts
    When The Palace Sleeps, Loose Ties and Midnight Jingles
  • Aiden Roberson
    Key Cast
  • Matthew Maguire
    Key Cast
  • Corbin Pitts
    Key Cast
    True Detective, Ghosts of The Ozark
  • Brooklyn Courtney Moore
    Key Cast
    Chicken Girls, When The Palace Sleeps
  • Makenzie Burks
    Key Cast
  • Rex Easter
    Key Cast
    "Javon Harrington"
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Dark Comedy
  • Runtime:
    46 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 24, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Sirui Anamorphic 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • World Premiere 5.18
    North Little Rock, Arkansas
    United States
    May 18, 2022
    World Premiere
  • Made In Arkansas Film Festival
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    United States
    May 15, 2022
    Festival circuit
    Nominated for Best Feature
  • Arkansas Cinema Society: FILMLAND 2022
    Little Rock, AR
    United States
    November 3, 2022
    Official Selection
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
    Los Angles, California
    United States
    June 17, 2022
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Heroe Productions Entertainment LLC
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Corbin Pitts

Corbin Pitts is a filmmaker and actor who also enjoys soccer, singing, dancing, playing percussion, scuba diving, and Boy Scouts, in addition to writing, directing, and editing films with his own production company, Heroe Productions Entertainment LLC. TV credits: Corbin can be seen as the recurring character, Mike Ardoin, in the HBO television series, True Detective Season 3. He has been in many commercials including the child Warrior King in the Game of War commercial (Mariah Carey spokesperson) and as Fisher Davis in the TV pilot, Catch-Em Lane. Film credits: Ghosts of the Ozarks, Kronos, It Knows, Better, The Birthday Bully, Policy, Paulsy, Splitting Maul, Not the End, Red Courage, Antiquities, Love to Letter, Toy Wars, With You, Seating Clayton, The Third Save, among others. Theatre credits: (Regional) The America Project: A New Musical (Off-Broadway Workshop, NYC), The Music Man in Concert Broadway National Tour featuring Shirley Jones/Patrick Cassidy (Winthrop); Arkansas Repertory Theatre: Willy Wonka Jr (Mike Teavee), World Premiere of Project Elan, ELF, Mary Poppins (Michael Banks US); Argenta Community Theater: Billy Elliot the Musical (Billy Elliot), World Premiere of During Wind and Rain (Frierson Stroud), World Stage Premiere of Mrs. Miniver (Toby Miniver), Newsies (Les Jacobs), Jesus Christ Superstar (Ensemble), A Christmas Carol (Henry/Tiny Tim/Young Ebby), A Chorus Line (Lightboard Operator); Murry's Dinner Playhouse: ELF the Musical (Michael Hobbs), The Nerd (Thor Waldgrave); Arkansas Festival Ballet credits: The Nutcracker and Snow White. Corbin has been featured nationally and internationally in print ads and catalogs. For more information, go to

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Director Statement

This film was made by 3 teenagers.