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.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


In the next few weeks, we have quite a few screenings coming up. While we'd love to be present at all of them, sadly we can't be. However, we will be at the Kansas City and Green Bay screenings. Be sure to come say hi accompanied by a high five or two.

Saturday, February 16th
Mississippi Pulp Con @ 8pm - Jackson, MS

Friday, February 22nd
Nevermore Film Festival @ 5:10pm (Cinema Two) - Durham, NC

Saturday, February 23rd
Nevermore Film Festival @ 5:15pm  (Cinema Two) - Durham, NC
Screenland Armour @ 8pm - Kansas City, MO
*Hosted by Slaughter Movie House and Down Right Creepy, this FREE screening will be followed by a cast and crew Q&A!

Sunday, February 24th
The Gadabout Film Festival @ 9pm - Bloomington, IN
Nevermore Film Festival @ 9pm (Fletcher Hall) - Durham, NC

Sunday, March 3rd
Green Bay Film Festival @ 3pm (Iroquois South) - Green Bay, WI
*Followed by a cast and crew Q&A!