Art Of The Dead

When Dylan Wilson purchases a collection of seven paintings to hang in his wealthy estate, he has no idea what horrors he has unleashed for himself, his wife Gina, his college son Louis, his teenage daughter Donna, and his two little kids. Only Father Mendale knows what evils lurk inside this deadly art and the history of Dorian Wilde the artist who made a pact with dark forces when he created these paintings that represent the seven deadly sins. Now, individuals who comes in contact with these pictures are corrupted by Pride, Lust, Gluttony, Sloth, Greed, Envy, and Wrath. It's up to Father Mendale and Louis' girlfriend Kim to save Dylan and his family before they are all destroyed by the art of the dead!

  • Rolfe Kanefsky
    Director
    The Black Room, There's Nothing Out There
  • Rolfe Kanefsky (screenplay)
    Writer
    Nightmare Man, Blonde and Blonder
  • Sonny Mahal and Michael Mahal (story by)
    Writer
    Bus Party to Hell, Attack of the Unknown
  • Michael Mahal and Sonny Mahal
    Producer
    Bus Party to Hell, Attack of the Unknown
  • Nicholas George
    Executive Producer
    The Ladies of the House, Call Me Crazy
  • Michael Mahal and Sonny Mahal
    Executive Producers
    Bus Party to Hell, Attack of the Unknown
  • Richard Grieco
    Key Cast
    "Douglas Winter"
    If Looks Could Kill, Mobsters, 21/22 Jump Street
  • Tara Reid
    Key Cast
    "Tess Barryman"
    The Big Lebowski, American Pie
  • Jessica Morris
    Key Cast
    "Gina Wilson"
    The Onania Club, Role Models, The Wrong Teacher
  • Lukas Hassel
    Key Cast
    "Dylan Wilson"
    Limitless, The Black Room, The Blacklist
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 37 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 17, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Rolfe Kanefsky

Rolfe Kanefsky grew up in the suburbs of New York and attended Hampshire college where he studied Film. He began writing stories at a young age after his childhood dream of becoming a clown took the backseat to his interest in film. He has thus far written and directed 27 feature films and authored another 38 produced screenplays over the last 30 years. The cult flick "There's Nothing Out There" was his debut at the age of twenty. Since then, Rolfe has continued to work in the horror genre with "The Black Room" starring Natasha Henstridge and Lin Shaye, "Party Bus To Hell" with Tara Reid, "The Hazing" starring Brad Dourif and Tiffany Shepis, "Jacqueline Hyde", "Corpses", and "Nightmare Man". He was the winner of two Best Director awards for his horror flick, "Nightmare Man" at the Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and The Supernatural Film Festival in Las Vegas & at the I.F.F.Y.N.T.X. Festival in Texas before the film went on to be picked up by After Dark and Lions Gate as one of the "8 Films To Die For: Horrorfest 2007.

Branching out into other genres, Rolfe wrote "Blonde & Blonder", a comedy with Pamela Anderson and Denise Richards, "A Dog & Pony Show" with Mira Sorvino and Ralph Macchio, the western "Doc Holliday's Revenge" starring Tom Berenger, thrillers such as "Tomorrow By Midnight" starring Carol Kane and Alexis Arquette and "1 In The Gun" with Steven Bauer and Robert Davi. Recent family fare include the animated "Space Dogs: Adventures To The Moon" with the voice of Alicia Silverstone "A Tiger's Tail", "Timber; The Treasure Dog", "Puppy Swap" with Margo Kidder, "Jimmy's Jungle", the period crime story "Bonnie & Clyde: Justified", and the musical "Adventures Into The Woods".

Rolfe has also been making a name for himself in the Lifetime thriller world and has authored seven female-driven thrillers including "Killer Photo" aka "Watch Your Back" starring Annalynne McCord. "Deadly Sorority" with Greer Grammer and Moira Kelly, "The Wrong Babysitter" starring Daphe Zuniga, "Deadly Vows", "Intensive Care" and "The Wrong Vacation".

With 65 produced credits, Rolfe is a very active filmmaker/writer who continues to work in almost every genre in the business.

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