July 19, 2002 04:41pm
Forbidden Tales Wins at VSDA
Source: Digital Playground
by: Company Press Release
(VAN NUYS, CA) -- Digital Playground's critically acclaimed Forbidden Tales was named "Best of Show Adult" at the Video Software Dealers Association Award Show, held July 18th, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This prestigious award honors the overall presentation in DVD format, under the technical achievement category.
After titles are submitted in this category, a panel of jurors, who specialize in DVD technology, cast votes for their selection. Bo Anderson, President of VSDA says, "Many factors and many people have contributed to the record-breaking growth of DVD-now on the verge of becoming Americans' favorite vehicle for the enjoyment of theatrical entertainment in the home. Alternate endings, director and star commentaries and an exciting array of interactive options have redefined the way many consumers watch movies at home. VSDA's DVD Technical Awards are designed to recognize special achievement among recent DVD releases."
The director and creator of Forbidden Tales, Joone says, "I'd like to thank VSDA and everyone else who has viewed this title, for taking the time to acknowledge our efforts. Here at Digital Playground our goal has always been to create products that not only compete in the adult market but that can hold their own in the mainstream market. Forbidden Tales has been a small milestone in the continuing efforts of our company to blur the lines between adult and mainstream entertainment."
Digital Playground President Samantha Lewis is honored by the win. She says, "Both domestic and foreign sales of this title have been phenomenal. y'I'd like to thank Vsda and all of our distributors for supporting our marketing efforts around the world."
Filmed on two continents, Forbidden Tales stars Tera Patrick and is directed by Joone. The film takes the viewer on a surreal journey, combining steamy sex with fantasy and science fiction. Joone enlisted over 100 visual effect shots rivaling Hollywood Box Office films and creating another new standard in adult entertainment. Rog Reviews calls Forbidden Tales "well beyond state of the art". Adam Film World concurs, giving the title Editor's Choice and going on to say, "Animation and real time film come together in this well crafted piece of erotic fantasy... The visuals are top notch and the production values are among the best you'll see with special effects beyond what we normally see in adult features... [Forbidden Tales] is one of the best releases of the year!" Even Hustler issued a glowing review stating, "Digital Playground's Forbidden Tales may very well rank amongst the best produced, most awesomely visual adult films to date. Forbidden Tales aspires to be a true masterpiece..."
Eight months after it's release, Digital Playground's Forbidden Tales still holds the number one spot on DVD sales charts everywhere. Some of Joone's previous directorial projects include the multi-award winning and best selling DVD series in history, Virtual Sex, as well as All Star and Island Fever, both titles have dominated adult rental and sales charts in 2001.
Digital Playground has created a video trailer highlighting Forbidden Tales. This trailer can be viewed and downloaded from the following link at the bottom of the page. This state of the art preview has been designed exclusively for use on Digital Playground's distributors, retailers and affiliates websites. We would like to encourage everyone to offer this trailer to Internet customers. If you have any questions regarding the download process, please contact Adella@DigitalPlayground.com.
If you would like more information about Digital Playground, their directors or stars, please visit them online at digitalplayground.com or contact Adella@DigitalPlayground.com.