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«Murder in the Woods» Sweeps the 2018 Macabre Faire International Film Festival Award Nominations

The ground-breaking film, «Murder in the Woods,» makes its east coast debut this week, and horror fans at the Macabre Faire Film Festival will soon see what all the hoopla is about. The film directed and produced by Luis Iga and written and produced by Yelena De Leon has played to packed houses in Los Angeles and Portland, now New York will get its first taste of what critics have called, «a fun, popcorn film… that you’ll be talking about at the water cooler at work.»

«Murder in the Woods,» has been nominated for a total of nine awards at the prestigious festival. The nominations are Best Feature Film, Best Director: Luis Iga, Best Sound, Best Soundtrack, Best Special Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Actor: Jose Julian, Best Actress: Jeanette Samano and Best Supporting Actor: Kade Wise.

«I am truly grateful and honoured to receive these nominations. I want to congratulate all the nominees and I want to thank the festival director Elsie Ginsberg and everyone involved in the festival for being pioneers in supporting the diversity change that Hollywood needs. Furthermore, this film would not have been possible without our award winning cast and crew; I want to thank them for their hard work in making this film a reality» said director and producer Luis Iga. «I’m thrilled to bring this film to New York; the east coast has a very special place in my heart. I know horror fans come from all over the area to this great festival, I truly hope they enjoy our film», Iga added.

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