November 23, 2004 04:06pm
Vivid Smashes All Time Nomination Records for AVN Awards
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- On Friday, November 12, 2004, when Adult Video News announced the 2005 AVN Award nominations, Vivid Entertainment became the most nominated company in the 22-year history of the event. This year's 93 nominations brings Vivid's all-time total to over 1000. Ninety-three nominations also surpasses the all-time single year record for nominations given to one company. The 2005 AVN Awards to be presented in Las Vegas on January 8th have been dubbed "The Oscars of Adult."
The Masseuse received 16 nominations including Best Film, Best Actress-Film for Jenna Jameson, Best Actor-Film for Justin Sterling and Best Director-Film for Paul Thomas.
ClubJenna's Bella Loves Jenna collected 14 nominations in video categories that include Best Video Feature, Best Actress for Jenna Jameson, Best All-Girl Sex Scene for Jenna Jameson and Belladonna and Best Director for Justin Sterling.
The 8th Sin garnered 13 nominations in film categories that include Best Film, two Best Actor noms and two Best Supporting Actress nominations.
Vivid Girl Savanna Samson, who will host the 2005 awards ceremony, was nominated for Female Performer of the Year along with Best Actress-Film and Best Actress-Video. Sunrise Adams received a Best Actress-Film nomination for her starring role in Debbie does Dallas: The Revenge, and Tawny Roberts garnered a nomination for Best Actress-Video for her role in Unlovable.
Other Vivid titles that picked up nominations are: Dark Side of Briana, Where the Boys Aren't 16, Fetish Underground, Dual Identity, Pretty Girl, Bare Stage, Adore, L'Affaire, Faraway, Jackie & Jill, Sweethearts, Tera Tera Tera and Maneater.
Vivid was also nominated for Best Overall Marketing Campaign - Company Image.
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 through its films and with a licensing program that extends to advertising, apparel, book publishing, virility supplements, condoms, snowboards, calendars, comic books, and a wide variety of other products. The company is known for its innovative technological advances such as full function DVDs, a fast-growing wireless program already active in 15 countries, and its popular Website, Vivid.com. Vivid is a major supplier of content for pay-per-view networks in North America and internationally. How to Have a XXX sex Life: The Ultimate Vivid Guide, co-authored by the Vivid Girls and published by ReganBooks/HarperCollins, has been a best seller in 2004. For more information contact RM@Vivid.com.
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