December 02, 2003 02:26am
Vivid Entertainment Captures Most Nominations for 2004 AVN Awards
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(VAN NUYS, CA) -- The Vivid Entertainment Group, Wednesday, received 71 nominations for the 2004 AVN Awards, the most of any adult producer this year. Furthermore, more than half of the nominations in the film categories went to Vivid features. Winners will be announced January 10th at the 21st annual AVN Awards ceremony at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
Vivid's blockbuster film "Heart of Darkness" received 14 nominations, eclipsing any other film, including Best Film, Best Director for Paul Thomas, Best Actor, three Best Supporting Actress nominations, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Editing and multiple nominations for individual sex scenes.
The Vivid Girls are up for numerous awards, including Mercedez for Best New Starlet. Female Performer of the Year nominations have gone to Sunrise Adams and Savanna Samson, who also was nominated for Best Actress in a Video.
Vivid has received AVN's top award for Best Film five times previously, more than any other adult producer in history.
The Vivid Entertainment Group is the world's leading adult film company. Founded in 1984, Vivid pioneered the "Vivid Girl" concept, under which top adult film stars are signed to exclusive agreements that are styled on the old Hollywood contract star system. Vivid has always placed heavy emphasis on high quality erotic film entertainment for the couples market. It has created wide brand-name awareness with a licensing program that extends to advertising, book publishing through HarperCollins and Avalon, virility supplements, Vivid Condoms, snowboards, calendars, posters, comic books with Avatar press, and a wide variety of other products. A television reality program based on Vivid is in the works. It is being produced by World of Wonder and is scheduled to air first in 2004 on British Sky Broadcasting and Channel Four in the UK, and later in the year on a U.S. outlet. The company is known for its innovative technological advances such as full function DVDs and its popular Website, www.vivid.com. Vivid is a major supplier of content for pay-per-view networks in North America and internationally. For further information contact RM@Vivid.com.
Ellie Reeve, RM@Vivid.com, 212-338-0050