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.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


It's somewhat surreal with the amount of festivals we are screening in over the course of the next month and a half. We really couldn't be any more happy or proud. Some combination of cast and crew will be a most of these, we'd love to see you there!

The links will shoot you directly over to each fests site for additional info. For the info that is TBA, we'll update the dates and times when we receive them.

Friday, September 28th @ 8pm

Saturday, September 29th @ 7pm

Friday, October 26th @ 9pm

October 27th @ 2pm

October 27th @ 8pm (Bijou Theater)
Landlocked Film Festival - Iowa City, IA

November 2nd @ 7:30pm

November 3rd @2pm
Drunken Zombie Film Festival - Peoria, IL

November 4th @ 5:40pm

Friday, November 9th @ 7pm