Zach, twenty-four, appears happy working for a game developer and living the party life. Things suddenly take a turn when his biological father contacts him through a social media site and wants to meet. Accompanied by his quirky co-workers from the video game company, Zach heads out to the desert to connect with his dad and deal with his issues around adoption and abandonment. Arriving in a small town in the middle of nowhere, creepy events unfold and a shocking revelation leaves Zach to wonder who he really is.
Shadowlands is an eight part original web series. A story of suspense, most of the action takes place in Death Valley drawing from the events and inhabitants from Barker Ranch in the late sixties. Inspired by conspiracy theory, the series was created by Los Angeles filmmaker Beth Dewey and features a young ensemble cast. Although the series is scripted, the actors develop much of the drama through improvisation.