January 13, 2009 03:27pm
DP Scores 22 AVN Awards
Source: Digital Playground
by: Company Press Release
(VAN NUYS, CA) -- The blockbuster movie ''Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge'' and its record 15 awards is making worldwide headlines, but Digital Playground was honored with an additional 7 awards in a variety of categories, demonstrating an unmatched, impressive range of content.
Heralded director Robby D.'s ''Cheerleaders'' was named the Top Selling and Top Renting release of 2008 and was also received Best Vignette release and Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene for the nine of the hottest names in the industry, including contract stars Jesse Jane® and Stoya™. ''Jack's POV 9'', also directed by Robby D., received Best POV release. The movie features Stoya who took home the highly coveted trophy for Best New Starlet.
Digital Playground also had the Best Overall Marketing Campaign for company image. ''It was truly a great year for Digital Playground,'' says Paul Fishbein, President of AVN Media Network. ''In addition to the notoriety 'Pirates II' achieved, 'Cheerleaders' was actually the best selling and best renting title in 2008. When a studio is recognized for their features, vignettes, and gonzo titles in the same year, it demonstrates a great aptitude for understanding exactly what consumers want.''
''Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge'' received a record 15 awards for Best Video Feature, Best Director (Joone), Best Actor (Evan Stone), Best Supporting Actress (BellaDonna), Best Supporting Actor (Ben English), Best Girl / Girl Sex Scene (Jesse Jane® and BellaDonna), Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Videography, Best Editing (Joey Pulgadas), Best Special Effects, Best Makeup, Best DVD Extras, Best High Definition Production, and Best Overall Marketing Campaign.
''Congratulations to both Joone and Robby D. For directing the best movies of 2008!'' says Samantha Lewis, CEO of Digital Playground. ''And thank you to Paul Fishbein and AVN for recognizing their outstanding achievements. Digital Playground's quest to produce the highest quality movies starts with our talented directors and breathtakingly beautiful contract stars.'' Robby D. adds, ''Thank you to all of our fans.''
Lux Alptraum, Fleshbot.com Editor writes, ''In my job as Editor of Fleshbot, I've always been impressed by the work put out by Digital Playground. Their films are consistently well produced, with hot scenes and beautiful stars. It's clear that they take great pride in their work, and it definitely pays off.'' Sean Devlin, Media Relations Team Leader for AVN's AEE adds, ''Digital Playground is one of the most professionally run companies in the adult industry. Their talent, executives, crew, and staff are committed to the highest standards of quality in their videos, their business dealings, and their relationships with the media. That emphasis on delivering at the highest level is reflected in the numerous awards the company has received, its status as one of the most popular adult studios, and its positive company image.''
''Digital Playground's dominance at the 2009 AVN Awards should come as no surprise to anyone who's worked with the company, met its stars, or simply seen its films. The firms commitment to furthering the adult medium and success in this task is the simple product of what happens when you've got the biggest and most beautiful team in the industry. There's no company in this business that's easier or more rewarding to work with,'' states Gerry Block, Product Manager for Performance Designed Products. ''Congratulations to Digital Playground on these latest honors,'' says Martin Winston, Newstips Bulletin Editor. ''Our experiences with Digital Playground resonate with the increasingly many awards and other kudos of their industry, as well as their successes in producing and selling categorical hits.''
To view XCritic.com interviews with the beautiful contract stars of Digital Playground at the AVN Awards and AEE, visit www.xcritic.com/columns/column.php? columnID=1336
To view the trailer for ''Cheerleaders'', visit www.digitalplayground.com/mov/cheerleadersbd.html
To download the box art for ''Cheerleaders'', visit http://www.digitalplayground.com/press/downloads3/Cheerleaders_BlueRay_FC.jpg
For more information about ''Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge'', visit www.PiratesTheMovie.com
To download the box art for ''Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge'', visit http://www.digitalplayground.com/press/downloads4/Pirates2_BD_OSleeve_FC.jpg
About AVN Media Network:
AVN Media Network is dedicated to generating customer results through AVN's integrated marketing communications network. In a world that's rapidly changing, we deliver our customers' messages in print, in person, and online. Such integration requires a high degree of interpersonal and cross-functional communication. Our core competency is our ability to develop and integrate customer-focused marketing communications that fit our customers' strategic needs. In such a volatile industry where adult-oriented companies come and go, AVN Media Network has evolved into a media powerhouse. For 25 years, we have published the number one trade publication, AVN Magazine. In addition, we have developed a variety of products designed to infiltrate the niche markets that we service. At AVN Media Network, we instill quality and integrity in everything we do, from the accurate reporting of news to the high quality printing and production of our products. For more information, visit: www.AVN.com
About Digital Playground:
Digital Playground is the world leader in adult filmmaking and interactive formats boasting the largest Hd library available. Since the Company’s inception in 1993, Digital Playground has earned over 250 awards, currently garners more than 80% of high definition sales within the adult market, and is a leading provider of Blu-ray™ titles, with over 25% of the market. Female owned and operated, Digital Playground emphasizes quality first, employing fastidiously high production values in erotic film for women, men and couples. Digital Playground’s commitment to excellence, innovative technology, brilliant full-length productions and exclusive Contract Stars are the secrets to its success and makes Digital Playground the most highly demanded supplier of content for hotel, IPTV, cable, pay-per-view and mobile networks worldwide. For more information visit www.digitalplayground.com
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