January 15, 2013 09:22am
Braun/Vivid Sweep Awards
Source: Vivid Entertainment
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- Axel Braun and Vivid Entertainment won top honors in the first XCritic Fan Choice Awards. Vivid/Braun parodies also won seven XBIZ Awards last Friday.
In the XCritic Fan Choice competition, Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody won the Best Parody-Comedy, while the Dark Knight XXX: A Porn Parody won as Best Parody-Drama; Braun also won the award for Best Director-Parody and Allie Haze won as Best Actress-Parody.
Star Wars XXX also cleaned up at the XBIZ Award ceremony, hosted by Tera Patrick at the Century Plaza Hotel in the heart of Los Angeles. It won as Parody release of the Year-Comedy, for Best Special Effects, and Braun was named Parody Director of the Year. And for their roles in Star Wars XXX, Seth Gamble was named Best Actor in a Parody, Allie Haze Best Actress in a Parody, and Brandy Aniston, Eve Laurence and Dick Chibbles took home the Best Scene-Parody award. XBIZ also awarded Brendon Miller the Best Supporting Actor award for his brilliant breakthrough role as the Joker in the Dark Knight XXX.
Disclaimer: The Dark Knight XXX: A Porn Parody and Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody are Parody Movies. The movies are not sponsored, endorsed by, or affiliated with Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Comics, Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd or Lucasfilm Ltd. Or their partners, affiliates and/or parent companies or any other person or entity affiliated with the parodied movies.
Founded in 1984, Vivid has always placed heavy emphasis on high quality erotic film entertainment and has created wide brand-name awareness through its films, innovative marketing, and a licensing program that extends to advertising, apparel, book publishing and a range of other products. The VividTV division offers programming that includes the full range of offerings from the largest single adult studio archive. In addition to its Vivid-Celeb imprint famous for celebrity sex tapes, the company is known for its Vivid SuperXXXHeroes parodies. Mainstream television audiences got to know the company through two seven-part series on Showtime. Co-founder and CEO Steven Hirsch received the first AVN Visionary Award as a leader who "Has propelled innovation and taken his company and the business as a whole to new heights." The company's website, www.vivid.com, has a loyal following of fans of Vivid movies. For more on Vivid visit twitter.com/VividCorp or facebook.com/vividgirls.
About Axel Braun:
The son of legendary porn-pioneer Lasse Braun and grandson of a diplomat, Axel Braun was born and raised in Italy, where he received a privileged upper-class upbringing. Fluent in five languages, a member of Mensa, a film-school graduate, and the bearer of a Ph.D. In psychology, Axel has a unique cultural background that definitely sets him apart from the many other directors in the adult industry. A second-generation AVN Hall-of-Famer, over the span of his career he has won many awards all over the world for directing, producing, screenwriting, and editing, including two consecutive "Director of the Year" AVN awards. For more information visit facebook.com/AxelBraun and twitter.com/axelbraun.
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