February 16, 2009 11:14am
DP Leads Industry, 3 XBIZ Awards
Source: Digital Playground
by: Company Press Release
(VAN NUYS, CA) -- The 2009 XBIZ Awards resulted in Digital Playground receiving three prestigious awards in the ten eligible categories—the most of any studio. Digital Playground garnered Studio of the Year honors for the third time.
Joone's blockbuster epic ''Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge'' was announced as the Feature Movie of the Year. Named New Starlet of the Year, Digital Playground contract girl Stoya™ continued her reign as the best new performer in the adult industry.
''With its win in the Best Studio category, Digital Playground has won that award more times than any other company—a distinguished achievement,'' says Steve Javors, XBIZ Premiere Editor-in-Chief. ''Digital Playground's wins in three major categories signifies how well-rounded the company is in all aspects of its operation. Its commitment to quality, developing stars, and producing some of the best adult movies around makes the studio a perennial contender.''
The complete list of awards is available at www.XBIZ.com/news/104730
Samantha Lewis, Digital Playground’s CEO says, ''Thank you to Alec Helmy and everyone at XBIZ for putting on a great show and honoring our achievements in 2008. The awards for best studio and feature movie are a shared honor for each employee at Digital Playground. Congratulations to our lovely Stoya who continues to shine.'' Joone, the internationally awarded and highly acclaimed writer / director of ''Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge'' and Digital Playground’s Founder adds, ''Thank you. It's been an outstanding year.''
Stoya says, ''What an incredible night! First Sunny Lane touched my ass, which was kind of amazing. Then XBIZ presented me with their New Starlet of the Year, which was pretty nifty too. Thank you to Samantha, Joone, Robby, Celeste, and Adella for their constant support.''
Digital Playground previously won the award for Studio of the Year in 2006 and 2007, and ''Jack’s Playground'' won for Best Gonzo Series in 2008. In 2007, Samantha Lewis was named Business Woman of the Year.
Stoya's recent list of accolades include: Best New Starlet by AVN, Extreme Porn Star Champion and #1 Crush Object by Fleshbot.com, Fan Faves Best Newbie by RogReviews.com, Best Eye Catcher by Orgazmik.com, Best Us Newcomer by the Venus Awards, Best New Performer by XCritic.com, Premium Fuck-Maker by Popporn.com, Must-See Girl of 2009 by Dr. Jay, and Twitter Babe by XCritic.com.
XBIZ is the adult entertainment industry's No. 1 source for trusted business news and information. XBIZ offers a suite of informational products and business resources designed to help both new and experienced adult industry professionals succeed. XBIZ consists of XBIZ.com, XBIZ World magazine and XBIZ Premiere magazine, which together offer the most extensive adult trade information available, including breaking industry news, exclusive feature articles, up-to- the-minute company press releases, event listings, the most comprehensive adult business directory available online and a wide variety of business services. For more information, visit: www.XBIZ.com
About Digital Playground:
Digital Playground is the world leader in adult filmmaking and interactive formats boasting the largest Hd library available. Since the Company’s inception in 1993, Digital Playground has earned almost 300 awards, currently garners more than 80% of high definition sales within the adult market, and is a leading provider of Blu-ray™ titles, with over 25% of the market. Female owned and operated, Digital Playground emphasizes quality first, employing fastidiously high production values in erotic film for women, men and couples. Digital Playground’s commitment to excellence, innovative technology, brilliant full-length productions and exclusive Contract Stars are the secrets to its success and makes Digital Playground the most highly demanded supplier of content for hotel, IPTV, cable, pay-per-view and mobile networks worldwide. For more information visit www.digitalplayground.com
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