Press Release: Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 2019 – Epic Pictures and DREAD are thrilled to release the key art and brand new trailer for Tom Botchii‘s feature feature debut, ARTIK, which world premieres at Popcorn Frights Film Fest this week and releases in US theatres September 6th, and on VOD/Blu-ray on September 10th! The ominously luminous art comes from celebrated sci-fi and fantasy artist Christopher Shy, who’s credits include the iconic poster design for Panos Cosmatos’ MANDY.

A comic book-obsessed serial killer teaches his son how to get away with a series of brutal murders until the boy befriends a mysterious man who threatens to expose everything.

ARTIK is the feature debut from Tom Botchii and stars Chase Williamson (John Dies at the EndBeyond The Gates), Lauren Ashely Carter (Jug FaceImitation Girl), Matt Mercer (Contracted), Gavin White (Black-ish, 14 Cameras), and Jerry G Angelo (7 Faces of Jack the Ripper). The film is produced by Angelo and Botchii, in addition to Kodi Saint Angelo and Erik Bernard.