Western Steele


    Frontiersman "Kootenai" Brown is haunted by his violent past as a soldier in India and a Fort Steele lawman in the late 1800s.

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    Western Steele

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    Experience Canada's Wild West through the adventures of John George "Kootenai" Brown: lawman, miner and legend.

    Type: Web Series
    Genre: Drama
    Target Audience: All Audiences
    Target Length: 5 x 10 minutes
    Budget: $10,000

    Created By

    Ryan Mennie ,  Alberta


    John George “Kootenai” Brown is Canada's Seth Bullock. He was a lawman, miner, involved in gunfights, shot with arrows, mail man through hostile territory, one of the first to discover oil in BC, and creator and protector of what would later become Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park. This is the story of his adventures through Canada's untamed West and the other characters who have now become a part of our country's wild history. -A 5 part webisode series (each approx. 10 mins in length) -A dramatic series based on historical figures from the late 1800s in Southern Alberta and BC (modelled after the HBO series Deadwood) -Useful as a promotional tool for regional tourism offices (showcasing attractions like Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village in AB and Fort Steele, BC)


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    Fort Steele Heritage Town (shooting location)
    Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (home of his actual cabin)

    The Team

    A diverse and experienced crew featuring several members of the Lethbridge Independent Film Society and WCMA nominee singer/songwriter and film/tv composer WiL, we're excited and ready to get to work on "Western Steele!"

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