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Zero Charisma

Metal-loving gamer geek, Scott Weidemeyer, lives with his ornery grandmother and works a lousy job at a donut shop. But every Tuesday night, he is the omnipotent Game Master, guiding his role-players through a tabletop journey of fantasy and adventure. However, when neo-nerd hipster Miles joins his game, Scott begins to resent the admiration Miles receives from the other players. To make matters worse, the health of his grandmother begins to falter, and his estranged mother visits town, reminding Scott of a childhood he’d just as soon forget. Caught in a spiral of rage and delusion, Scott is forced to take drastic steps to reclaim his honor, and his identity as the Game Master.

Director: Katie Graham, Andrew Matthews

Executive Producer: Michael Paul Stephenson, Lindsay Stephenson, Rod Olson

Producer: Thomas Fernandes, Ezra Venetos, Katie Graham, Andrew Matthews

Screenwriter: Andrew Matthews

Cinematographer: Ellie Ann Fenton

Editor: Andrew Matthews, Katie Graham

Production Designer: John Parker

Music: Bobby Tahouri

Additional Credits: Unit Production Manager: Ezra Venetos, Assistant Director: Thomas Fernandes, Line Producer: Zack Carlson, Gaffer: Rich Bond, Key Grip: Phillip Renke

Principal Cast: Sam Eidson, Garrett Graham, Brock England, Anne Gee Byrd, Cyndi Williams, Brian Losoya, Vincent Prendergast, Katie Folger, John Gholson, Dakin Matthews


Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews served as director of photography and editor, respectively, for the award winning documentaries "Best Worst Movie" (2009) and "The American Scream" (2012). The pair have been creative partners for 13 years and have lived and worked in Austin, Texas since 2009. "Zero Charisma" is their feature directorial debut.

Public Film Contact
Andrew Matthews
Zero Charisma LLC
(818) 939-4412