Walk On By

Walk On By' is a short film about the horrors of war and the inevitable repercussions of wrongdoing. The movies' plot is structured around that of 'Argonautica Orphica,' a 5th Century CE epic Greek tragedy by Apollonius Rhodius. The story is that of Michael Evermore, a young man whom has it all and spends his days conquering the streets in his '66 Mustang. But, when Michael is faced with an ultimatum - prison or military service - his utopic world crashes down around him as he is thrust into the throughs of combat. In the harsh, unforgiving jungles of Vietnam, Private Evermore is forced to come face-to-face with sacrifice and humility. But, at the end of the day, even these lessons may not be enough to counterbalance his life of excess.

  • Nicholas Woltersdorf
    Director
    Rise Of The Undead, More Than A Feeling, Crime
  • Nicholas Woltersdorf
    Writer
    Rise Of The Undead, More Than A Feeling, Crime
  • Cole Brooks
    Producer
    Crime
  • Conner Erickson
    Key Cast
    More Than A Feeling
  • Emily Hammermeister
    Key Cast
  • Rowan Simpson
    Key Cast
    More Than A Feeling, Crime
  • Kellan McLaughlin
    Key Cast
  • Grayson Neal
    Key Cast
  • Hayden Sather
    Key Cast
  • Jack Larson
    Key Cast
    Rise Of The Undead, More Than A Feeling, Crime
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Student
  • Runtime:
    50 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    December 20, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • 'Walk On By' Premiere
    Kingston, Washington
    December 27, 2015
    North American Premiere
    N/a
Director Biography - Nicholas Woltersdorf

Nick Woltersdorf is a passionate Screenwriter and Director from Hansville, Washington. He has been writing, directing, producing, and shooting both short and feature length films since the age of eight. He has independently produced seven short films and three features over the past four years through his pseudo-production company, Nick Woltersdorf Picture Productions. Nick has been contracted to create commercials for his local Rotary club and has shot video for Kingston High School Athletics while not competing on the Wrestling, Cross Country, and Track teams. Nick loves all aspects of film and is currently studying to be a director at the University of California - Santa Barbara.

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Director Statement

My goal as a director is to solicit emotional responses from my viewers and express my own sentiments through the medium of film.