About The Film

Dead Weight is an independent film produced in central Wisconsin throughout the course of 2011, and released in March 2012. It tells the story of Charlie Russell, traveling the wilderness in the wake of an apocalyptic viral outbreak, in search of his girlfriend, Samantha. As his journey brings him closer to his destination of Wausau, WI, he must face physical exhaustion, malicious survivors, and perhaps most menacing, his own emotional burdens. With his newfound traveling companions Charlie must attempt to find attempt to break his obsessions with the past. He must learn to let it go.

Saturday, May 26, 2012


We are pleased to announce that Dead Weight has been selected to screen at Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville! The film fest is partnered with an awesome convention, which we also have a table at. If you weren't planning it already, you should definitely consider joining us in Louisville on June 29-July 1. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012


In case you missed the premiere weekend of Dead Weight, have no fear. We are bringing the film back to the Time Community Theater in Downtown Oshkosh!

Just like last time, doors open at 7pm, screening at 8pm. Tickets available at the door, five dollars each. Members of the cast and crew will be on hand. No one under 17 will be admitted without parental consent.

If you're on the facebook, be sure to RSVP to the event page. Tell your friends and see you soon!

Time Community Theater
445 N. Main St.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


Here's a quick rundown on where Dead Weight will be headed over the course of the next month or so. There will be plenty more announced so stay tuned.

May 5th - Free Comic Book Day
We'll be promoting the film alongside a bunch of local and super talented artists. Plus, you can get free comic books! Runs all day from 11am-9pm!
House of Heroes
407 N. Main St.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

May 19th - The Heart of Darkness
Another instance where we'll be surrounded by incredibly talented local artists as we promote the film
from. The Heart of Darkness is a dark art collective of six artists from Wisconsin unveiling their first
annual show.
Ravens Nightclub
215 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

May 31 - June 3 - Philadelphia Comic Con
We'll be in Artist Alley, come find us!!!

June 9th - Screening at the Time Community Theater in Oshkosh
Doors at 7pm, screening at 8pm. Tickets available at the door, five dollars each. Members of the cast and crew will be on hand. No one under 17 will be admitted without parental consent.

June 10th - Screening at the Broom Street Theater in Madison
Starts at 7pm, is free, and has limited sitting so get there early.

June 29 - July 1 - Fright Night Horror Weekend Louisville, KY

July 6 - 8 - Days of the Dead Indianapolis, IN