(Hollywood, CA) – September 30th, 2015 – A Tricky Treat, a short horror comedy directed by acclaimed Canadian filmmaker PatriciaChica, has been honored with four awards at the Macabre Faire Film Festival showcase in New York.
– Best Short Film:
Producers: Patricia Chica, Grace Santos, Byron A. Martin
Executive Producer: Tara Kurtz
Co-Executive Producers: Morris Umali, Adonai Interiano
– Best Director: Patricia Chica
– Best Editor: Patricia Chica
– Best Special FX: Danny McCarthy (Special FX supervisor and the team of 800 lb Guerilla in San Diego), Henry Lipatov and Anton Golovchenko, VFX supervisors and the team of Fame Cube Production in the Ukraine)
“I’m extremely honored to share A Tricky Treat’s success with my team who helped bring it to life…or in this case…a macabre end! These awards represent four great reasons to support women directors coming up in genre filmmaking!”,exclaims director Patricia Chica.
Moreover, America’s largest and longest running horror film festival, Screamfest, will be hosting the Los Angeles premiere of A Tricky Treat at the TLC Chinese Theatre on Wednesday October 21st at 7pm. The film will screen before the feature film, The Hallow (The Woods). Director Patricia Chica, the cast, and crew will be present.
You can get your tickets here: http://screamfestla.com/tickets/tricky-treat
A Tricky Treat comes fresh off its World Premiere to an enthusiastic and packed house at Montreal’s prestigious Fantasia International Film Festival, where it competed as an Official Selection. It then had its American Premiere at DragonCon in Atlanta where it was a finalist for Best Horror Comedy.
Watch the behind-the-scenes video of the World Premiere presentation:
A Tricky Treat continues its festival run with screenings to come at these events:
SASKATOON FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL
(Sept 31-Oct 3 – Saskatoon, SK, Canada)
MILE HIGH HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
(Oct 1-4 – Denver, CO, USA)
CINETORO FILM FESTIVAL
(Oct 6-12 – Roldanillo, Colombia)
CENTRO CULTURAL PEDRO LOPEZ ELIAS
(Oct 7, Tepoztlan, Mexico City, Mexico)
(Oct 9-17 – Oaxaca, Mexico)
TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW
(Oct 16-18 – Telluride, CO, USA)
(Oct 21st, 7pm, Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, CA, USA)
VORTEX SCI-FI, FANTASY & HORROR FILM FEST
(Oct 19-25, Providence, RI, USA)
LUND FANTASTIC INT’L FILM FESTIVAL
(Oct 22-31 – Lund, Sweden)
SCREAM QUEEN FILMFEST TOKYO
(Oct 24-31 – Tokyo, Japan)
MORBIDO FILM FESTIVAL
(Oct 28-Nov 1 – Puebla, Mexico)
EL CID HORROR SHORT FILM NIGHT
(Oct 28, Silver Lake, CA, USA)
RIP HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
(Oct 30-31 – Hollywood, CA, USA)
CENTRAL AMERICAN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL
(Nov 13-15 – Los Angeles, CA, USA)
…and many more… check our Facebook page for all the updates.
The film was penned by award-winning writer Kamal John Iskander, executive produced by Tara Kurtz, produced by Patricia Chica, Grace Santos, Byron A. Martin, and co-executive produced by Adonai Interiano and Morris Umali.
Starring Leonard Waldner (the victim), Steve Brewster (father), Andrea Fletcher (mother), Keira McCarthy (daughter), and newcomer Marco Reilly (son). Key crew members include Imad Rhayem (DP), Gabrielle Giraud (Production Designer), Danny McCarthy (Special FX supervisor), Henry Lipatov and Anton Golovchenko (Visual FX supervisors), Valentina Badaracco (makeup), and RedLab Digital (post-production studio).