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July 24, 2002 12:22pm
AVN Announces Six New Categories for 20th Awards Show
Source: AVN
by: Company Press Release

(CHATSWORTH, CA) -- AVN has created six new award categories, including honors for the top male and female foreign performers and Director of the Year, for the 20th annual AVN Awards Show, to be held in Jan. 11 in Las Vegas, the magazine announced today. The other new awards categories are Best Male Newcomer, Best Director - Gonzo and Best Specialty Tape - Foot Fetish.

"We feel these new categories will reward the hard work of some very deserving individuals in our industry who might not otherwise get recognized," said AVN Editor-in-Chief Mike Ramone. "We will honor both the Male and the Female Foreign Performer of the Year, the Director of the Year for his or her body of work released in the eligibility period (Oct. 1, 2001 through Sept. 30, 2002) and Best Director - Gonzo for a single title."

Ramone said the Best Male Newcomer honor is the male equivalent of the coveted Best New Starlet award, while the foot fetish award reflects a surge in titles in that category. Was created because of the abundance of foot fetish fare being released. Previously, foot fetish tapes were considered in the Best Specialty Tape - Other Genre category.

Ramone said AVN was "committed to putting on a succinct, fast-paced, highly entertaining, multimedia show. Being AVN's 20th anniversary Awards Show, January's extravaganza will be an especially memorable production, loaded with surprises, that the industry won't want to miss."

To be considered for a 2003 Awards Show nomination in any category, a production must have been released between Oct. 1, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2002. As long as the tape or DVD has been received by retailers or distributors on or before the 30th, it will be eligible. For further information on the 2003 Awards Show, including a complete list of awards categories and ticket availability, please go to AVNawards.com.

"The Sept. 30 cut-off date is less than three months away," Ramone noted, "so producers should plan on releasing any tapes, films or DVDs they want considered for awards nominations on or before that date." He also reminded producers that Sept. 30 is the deadline for them to provide AVN with their lists of tapes, scenes, performers, box covers and marketing campaigns they want to be considered for awards nominations. Producers are also reminded to provide the magazine with two copies of each tape and/or scene they would like nominated. Lists can also be e-mailed to Ramone@AVN.com or faxed to him at 818-718-5799. The lists, tapes and DVDs should be mailed or hand-delivered to:

Mike Ramone
Editor in Chief
Adult Video News
9414 Eton Ave.
Chatsworth, CA. 91311

AVN Award Categories (* denotes new categories)

Best Film
Best Video Feature
Best Gonzo Tape
Best Gonzo Series
Best sex Comedy
Best All-sex Video
Best All-sex Film
Best Continuing Video Series
Best Vignette Tape
Best Vignette Series
Best Anal-Themed Feature
Best Anal-Themed Series
Best All-Girl Feature
Best All-Girl Series
Best Ethnic-Themed Video
Best Ethnic-Themed Series
Best Oral-Themed Feature
Best Oral-Themed Series
Best Pro-Am or Amateur Tape
Best Pro-Am or Amateur Series
Best Foreign Feature
Best Foreign Vignette Tape
Best Foreign Vignette Series
Best Alternative Video
Best New Starlet
* Best Male Newcomer
Female Performer of the Year
* Male Performer of the Year
* Female Foreign Performer of the Year
Male Foreign Performer of the Year
Best Director - Film
Best Director - Video
* Best Director - Gonzo
* Director of the Year
Best Director - Foreign release
Best DVD
Best Interactive DVD
Best Classic release on DVD
Best DVD Extras
Best All-sex DVD
Best DVD Menus
Best DVD Packaging
Best DVD Authoring
Best Actor - Film
Best Actor - Video
Best Actress - Film
Best Actress - Video
Best Supporting Actor - Film
Best Supporting Actor - Video
Best Supporting Actress - Film
Best Supporting Actress - Video
Best Non-sex Performance - Film or Video
Best Tease Performance
Best Solo sex Scene
Best Packaging
Best Box Cover Concept
Best All-Girl sex Scene - Film
Best All-Girl sex Scene - Video
Best Anal sex Scene - Video
Best Anal sex Scene - Film
Best sex Scene Coupling - Film
Best sex Scene Coupling - Video
Best Group sex Scene - Film
Best Group sex Scene - Video
Best sex Scene in a Foreign release
Most Outrageous sex Scene
Best Screenplay - Film
Best Screenplay - Video
Best Art Direction - Film
Best Art Direction - Video
Best Cinematography
Best Videography
Best Editing - Film
Best Editing - Video
Best Special Effects
Best Music
Best Specialty Tape - Big Bust
Best Specialty Tape - BDSM
Best Specialty Tape - Other Genre
Best Specialty Tape - Spanking
* Best Specialty Tape - Foot Fetish
Best Transsexual Tape
Best Overall Marketing Campaign - Company Image
Best Overall Marketing Campaign - Individual Title or Series
Adult Video Nudes (Worst Tape of the Year)
Reuben Sturman Memorial Awards
Top Renting Tape of 2002
Top Selling Tape of 2002
The Hot Video Award
Hall of Fame

About AVN:

Adult Video News is the leading independent authority in adult entertainment. The company publishes the monthly magazines AVN and AVN Online along with an industry newsletter, operates the leading adult industry trade shows Adult Entertainment Expo and Internext, provides content through the Websites AVN.com, AVNonline.com, AVNInsider.com and AVNLive.com, owns the fast-growing consumer expo Erotica LA and hosts the annual AVN Awards ceremony every January in Las Vegas. For more information visit AVN.com.

Contact: Patti Rogers: 212-338-0050 or PR@AVN.com

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