November 28, 2005 03:37pm
Vivid Sets AVN Nom Record
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- For the third consecutive year, Vivid Entertainment has received a record number of AVN Awards nominations. This year's 102 nominations surpass the 71 received in 2004 and the 93 in 2005.
"The New Devil in Miss Jones" was given 19 nominations including Best Film, making it the most nominated film ever. Other nominations include: Best Actress for Savanna Samson in her role as Miss Jones, Best Supporting Actress for Jenna Jameson as the Devil, Best Director for Paul Thomas and Best Non-Sex Performance for Georgina Spelvin, who starred as Miss Jones in the original 1973 film.
Thirteen other Vivid titles were also acknowledged, including "Sentenced" with eight nominations, "The Villa" with seven nominations and "Emotions" with six. "Two Hot" received a nomination for best sex comedy.
Features distributed through Vivid also garnered recognition. Sky World's "Raw Desire" received eleven nominations, while Club Jenna's "Jenna Loves Pain" got seven and "Krystal Method" received six.
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 through a licensing and marketing program that extends to advertising, apparel, book publishing, virility supplements, condoms, snowboards, calendars, comic books and a variety of other products. Most recently, the company licensed an upscale nightclub in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. The company is known for its innovative technological advances such as full function DVDs, a fast growing wireless program that is already active in 20 countries and its popular website Vivid.com. Vivid is a major supplier of content for pay-per-view networks in North America and internationally. The best selling hardcover book How to Have a XXX sex Life: The Ultimate Vivid Guide, was co-authored by the Vivid Girls and published by HarperCollins. For more information contact RM@Vivid.com