VAN NUYS, CA — LeWood Productions, helmed by the husband / wife co-director team of Mark Wood and Francesca Le and distributed by Evil Angel Video, has received four nominations for the 2014 AVN Awards. The couple behind the company earned an additional four nominations in performer categories, bringing the combined total to eight. Taking place at The Joint in Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 18, 2014, the AVN Awards celebrates the best of the best in the adult entertainment. 

“Thank you, AVN, for these nominations,” says Le. “It’s certainly wonderful when professional critics bestow their praise. It inspires us to keep making our brand of movies and we’re very happy to have Evil Angel at our side to make them available to our fans.” 

“We love performing on the rougher side of things and our fans are extremely loyal to our line,” says Wood. “Being able to perform with top-notch talent and to be able to work with them in the kinky way we do is something very special to both myself and Francesca, as well as our fans. It allows us to work and play at the same time, which is amazing. We’re thrilled the critics agree, and we thank AVN for these nominations.” 

Best Anal Series nominee The LeWood Anal Hazing Crew features Wood and Le portraying evil swingers who get off on making young ladies submit to their perverted lust. LeWood also received a Best Ethnic Release (Latin) nod from AVN, for Butthole Barrio Bitches 2. The DVD release recognitions continue with a Best Gonzo Release nomination for Remy LaCroix’s Anal Cabo Weekend. The couple’s performance as horny tour guides in the Mexican resort city for their new plaything, Remy LaCroix, (named Best New Starlet by AVN in 2013), led to record-breaking sales for LeWood. LeWood’s nods extended past the rear door with a Best Oral Release nomination for Facial Violation 2

LeWood Productions’ nominations highlight a dedication to the art of hardcore anal. Known for rough, filthy action, and anal dominance delivered with a natural, familiar charm owing to their status as a real life married couple, their movies showcasing wild ass play, which makes their releases part of the Buttman Choice line of kinky specialty videos. 

Wholesale customers can contact Justin Rich at Evil Angel Video at regarding all LeWood titles. Retail customers are invited to order Francesca and Mark’s releases at their online or brick-and-mortar retailer of choice. 

In addition to her co-director and performer nominations through LeWood, award-winning Le is nominated for MILF Performer of the Year. In 2005, Francesca was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame, followed by XRCO and Urban X. 

Partner Wood has also received performer nominations for his work around the industry. With two separate nominations for Best Group Sex Scene, for Jules Jordan Video’s Pump My Ass Full of Cum 3 and Zero Tolerance’s Skin Diamond: No Limits, as well as a Best Three-Way Sex Scene nod for his performance in Reign Production’s Tasha Reign is Sexy!, the veteran woodsman shows no sign of stopping any time soon. 

For nearly three decades, the AVN Awards show, dubbed "the Oscars of adult" by Entertainment Weekly, has been the adult industry’s biggest night and the award itself, the industry’s highest honor. With a stylish red carpet pre-show and lavish star-studded ceremony, AVN celebrates outstanding achievements in “the business of pleasure.” 

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