Horror fans will get a unique treat this month as Gravitas Ventures releases the hybrid rotoscope animated feature Canvas on demand on August 9. The distributor has just released a new official trailer for the supernatural crime drama.
In this midnight thriller, a demon known as ‘The Painter’ comes to Earth with a gruesome mission – to create new spawn from chaos and murder. FBI agent George Rohan finds himself tasked with covering up The Painter’s multiplying murders, meanwhile a dogged investigative journalist, Reila Martin works to unveil George’s growing web of lies.
An official selection at Annecy and Strasbourg, Canvas was awarded Best Experiemental Feature by the Toronto Film and Script Awards. The film has also been selected to screen at The Art of Brooklyn, Dumbo, Hollywood Horrorfest, HorrorHound, Lighthouse and Macabre Faire festivals.
Starring Marama Corlett, Steve Key, Isabel Ellison, Sam Encarnación, Mia Hutchinson-Shaw, Juan Francisco Villa, Mandy Bishop, Mini Kim, with Diana Guiterman as Mary Lang and Ell Peck as The Painter.
Canvas is written and directed by Ryan Guiterman, who also edited the pic and served as producer alongside Isabel Ellison and Betsy Shuller; and executive producer with Steven Stoller, Victoria Hill, David Kennedy and Simon Taufique, who composed the music.
Gravitas Ventures presents a Precariat Production in association with Guiterman Solutions.