The plot follows hardened bounty hunter James Dalton (Christopher Sommers), who escorts a gang of outlaws led by the fiery young Annie Blake (Vanessa Moltzen) to the sheriff.
En route he discovers the remains of a massacre and rescues its sole survivor, a preacher (Hugh Parker). All are forced to work together and battle their way across the American West of the 1870s when the zombie apocalypse begins.
Birch and Du-Shane developed the feature from a 3-minute film, 26 Bullets Dead, which they shot in 2011 when they were students at the Griffith Film School.
The short was part of the school.s genre strand overseen by the artist-in-residence, Spanish director Alberto Sciamma (The Killer Tongue), who encouraged the filmmakers and DoP Brian Loewe and production designer