welcome to the party at the end of the world!

season 2

currently in production


This is an absurd apocalypse comedy series where girl scouts turned mad max commandos battle zombies, wasteland warlords, and giant squid monsters for dominance, thin mints and toilet paper.

wait wut? I have so many questions...

We are Austin filmmakers, and our motto here is Keep Austin Weird.

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A band of four unlikely heroes embark on an epic quest to save the world, but accidentally usher in the apocalypse.


the dude

main dude

the Berserker

zombie james

the assassin


the tank

bear claw


the world eater


the evil queen

squid b*tch

wasteland factions

Zombie HOA

Feared by all in the wasteland. The zombie HOA Karen is the ultimate evil in the universe.

The Green Legion

They bring order to the chaos dispatching Thin Mint Inquisitors to enforce their rule.

The Giant Squid Monsters

They are here to feed on what’s left of humanity before the tasty snacks go extinct.

how can i help?

Support local artists and the show with swagtastic merch! Proceeds go to our amazing artists, talent, actors, crew, and toward building a zombie army!

Feed a zombie foundation helps poor hungry zombie children grow big and strong, in our zombie farms so they will be production ready for our zombie scenes.

Donate via Venmo


Thank you for your support!

Season 1

Where can I watch Season 1?

Season 1 was made with no budget, so it’s not on the same production level as Season 2. You can watch Season 1 here:

about us

We are local Austin filmmakers and the motto of this city is Keep Austin Weird. We intend to keep that spirit alive. Austin has a strong culture of film and art and it was hurting badly after the pandemic. Our goal is to heal the collective soul and spirit of Austin. We want to bring work to as many artists in this amazing city as possible, bring hope to artists and show the world Austin is still a thriving film community that can survive any apocalypse.

News and events

free workshop - join us on set!

Behind the Scenes Live: The Making of Dawn of the Dude

Are you a fan of apocalyptic comedies? Fascinated by the art of filmmaking? Or maybe just in it for the free snacks? Dive into the action with us on set for an exclusive Behind The Scenes experience!

Join us as we film an electrifying new scene for "Dawn of the Dude" Season 2. We're opening our doors to fans and film enthusiasts alike! If you find yourself in Austin, seize this unique chance to witness the city's vibrant film scene firsthand. Austin's rich community of artists and filmmakers is eager to share their craft with you. Watch the scene come to life, snap photos, capture videos, and savor a variety of complimentary snacks and beverages on us!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 30th, and be part of the magic in our studio. Space is limited, so be sure to register in advance. This workshop is completely FREE and open to all who are interested!

Secure your spot now at: https://forms.gle/2ArgA9GLg24GsQyr6

Please note, no unaccompanied minors are allowed. Parents and guardians must complete the registration form for all attendees under 18.

Date: March 30th, 2024

Location: Aduro Studios & Film

9201 Brown Ln #201, Austin, TX 78754, Austin, TX 78754

Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Price: FREE

Snacks and beverages provided.

Don't miss out on this behind-the-scenes adventure!

This project is supported in part by the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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