Awards Season – AVN

Adult Video News is a trade publication for the adult industry. Their annual awards in Las Vegas are considered the main awards show for the industry. This year marked their 34th awards show. Axel Braun’s Suicide Squad was the biggest winner, with nine awards.nd The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, The Preacher’s Daughter and Natural Beauties all won multiple awards.

Best Movies

Movie of the Year and Best Parody
Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix
Winning two best movie awards and Best parody at the Xbiz Awards, you’ll probably find this parody far more entertaining than the original movie, which would not have made anyone’s list for best movie of the year.
CAST: Anna Bell Peaks, Asa Akira, Katy Kiss, Kleio Valentien, Riley Steele

Best Drama
The Preacher’s Daughter, Wicked Pictures
A Brad Armstrong directed feature about the 19 year old daughter of a small town preacher, who is forbidden by her parents from seeing the man she loves.
CAST: Alexis Fawx, Blair Williams, Jessa Rhodes, Mercedes Carrera, Mia Malkova

Best Comedy
Cindy Queen of Hell, BurningAngel/Exile
Joanna Angel as Raven gets pregnant by the devil and has to tell her daughter when she comes of age that she can either remain on Earth or rule in Hell.
CAST: Joanna Angel, Sarah Jessie, Nikki Hearts, Lily Lane, Anna Bell Peaks, Ophelia Rain, Leigh Raven Suicide, Tommy Pistol, Chad Alva, Xander Corvus, Owen Gray, Small Hands, Gage Sin


Best Gonzo Movie
Angela Loves Gonzo, AGW/Girlfriends
Very popular adult star Angela White has done an entire series of things Angela loves, and it is quite clear that she is a lover. Here she focuses on hotel romps shot with a GoPro camera.
CAST: Angela White, Anikka Albrite, Toni Ribas, Manuel Ferrara, Mick Blue, Ramon Nomar

Best Amateur/Pro-Am Movie
Amateur POV Auditions 26, Amateur Allure/Jules Jordan
This long running series uses the conceit of first time girls auditioning for a role. It features lots of cum swallowing.
CAST: Adria Rae, Barbie Addison, Zoey Laine, Elsa Jean, Brianna Beach, Chloe Couture, Lana

Best Anthology Movie
Natural Beauties, Vixen/Jules Jordan
Director of the year Greg Lansky introduces the new line with Kendra Sunderland starring in these tales of unreconstructed lust.
Kendra Sunderland, Kylie Page, Lily Rader, Leah Gotti


Best MILF Movie
Dirty Rotten Mother Fuckers 10, Jules Jordan Video
A big hit with lovers of older women.
CAST: Veronica Avluv, Mercedes Carrera, Alexis Fawx, Savana Styles, Manuel Ferrrara, Mick Blue, James Dean, Chad White

Best Ingénue Movie
Fresh Girls 3, Jules Jordan Video
Young new girls destined to be tomorrow’s sras.
CAST: Ziggy Star, Goldie Rush, Kimmy Granger, Leah Gotti

Best All-Girl Movie
Missing: A Lesbian Crime Story, Girlsway/Girlfriends
A dark future of lesbian repression under the law, made even more relevant now. Despite the seriousness of the concept, it still has the usual Girlsway sense of twisted humor.
CAST: Riley Reid, Kendra James, Cassidy Klein, Karlie Montana, Sara Luvv, Karla Kush, Allie Haze, August Ames, Kenna James and Reena Sky.


Best BDSM Movie
Deception: A XXX Thriller, Jordan
Starring and written and directed by John “The Pope” Paul, a hike in the woods for two women turns into a nightmare of bondage. There are forced orgasms but no intercourse, this veers into horror film territory. It is the most controversial of the winners.
CAST: John Paul, Cherry Torn and Veruca James

Best Polyamory Movie
Babysitting the Baumgartners, Adam & Eve Pictures
An innocent young woman fresh out of high school joins the parents she babysits on a summer vacation.
CAST: Sara Luvv, Anikka Albrite, Mick Blue, AJ Applegate

Best Transsexual Movie
Real Fucking Girls, Grooby/Exquisite
A collection of five t-girl scenes with girls directed by first timer Mona Wales.
CAST: Aubrey Kate, Jane Starr, Kelli Lox, Natassia Dreams, Tori Mayes, Amarna Miller, Bella Rossi, Daisy Ducati, Ella Nova and Simone Sonay


Best Taboo Relations Movie
Tabu Tales: Me, My Brother and Another, Digital Sin
Step-siblings explore their desires in this series of five threesome scenarios.
CAST: Cadence Lux, Karla Kush, Karmen Karma, Samantha Hayes, Jenna J. Ross, Elsa Jean, Megan Rain and Marley Brinx, with Tommy Pistol, Chad White, Anthony Rosano and Chad Alva

Best Specialty Movie – Other Genre
Marshmallow Girls 4, Aiden Starr/Evil Angel
A marshmallow girl is a term for BBWs. Not surprisingly, these women sit at the big girl’s table in these five scenarios directed by Aiden Starr.
CAST: April Flores, Brianna Rose, Cinnamon Maxxine, Denali Winter, Eliza Allure, Isiah Maxwell, Tommy Pistol

Best Older Woman/Younger Girl Movie
Mother-Daughter Exchange Club 44, Girlfriends Films
This hugely successful series has mothers swapping daughters (no incest) and exploring their Sapphic sides.
CAST: Mindi Mink, Bree Daniels, Karen Fisher, Charlotte Cross, Anya Olsen, Raquel Sieb, Cadence Lux, Tanya Tate


Best Oral Movie
Facialized 3, Hard X/O.L. Entertainment
Directed by the award winning Mason, it features blow-bangs. Four scenes, with each girl taking on a veritable forest of cocks.
CAST: Alyssa Cole, Charlotte Cross, Jaye Summers, Lyra Law, and too many guys to list

Best Orgy/Gangbang Movie
Gangbanged 7, Elegant Angel Productions
There are just two scenes, but both women have an awful lot of guys to get through, with around an hour for each.
CAST: Aidira Fox, Veronica AvLuv, and too many guys to list

Best Anal Movie
The Art of Anal Sex 3, Tushy/Jules Jordan
Another from Director of the year Greg Lansky, the title tells the story.
CAST: AJ Applegate, Chanell Heart, Holly Michaels, Luna Star


Best Ethnic Movie
Asian Fuck Machines, Jules Jordan Video
Jonni Darko continues to direct in his unique style, and this one delivers 5 hours of Asian penetration.
CAST: Annie Cruz, Kalina Ryu, Kaylani Lei, Morgan Lee, Saya Song

Best Foreign Feature
Sherlock: A XXX Parody, Digital Playground/Pulse
Sherlock and Jane Watson are on the case in this funny best selling hardcore parody.
CAST: Ella Hughes, Nikita Bellucci, Stella Coxx, Lindsay Dawn McKenzie, Sienna Day, Danny D., Dean Martin, Fred Passion, Ian Hurley, Alex Donald

Best Foreign Non-Feature
Rocco’s Italian Porn Boot Camp 2, Rocco Siffredi/Evil Angel
Perennially in and out of retirement porn legend Rocco Siffredi is clearly not done yet. Here he trains the next generation I his unique style of debauchery.
CAST: Eva Berger, Jenny Smart, Lola Taylor, Rossella Visconti, Samantha Bentley, Samia Duarte, Valentina Nappi, Al Palumbo, Axl Braun, Francesco Giuliano, Geri Del Bello, Ian Scott, Lorenzo Branca, Max Felicitas, Mike Angelo, Nando La Motta, Primo Selvaggi, Rocco Siffredi


Best Interracial Movie
My First Interracial 7, Blacked/Jules Jordan
They say you always remember your first, but judging by the size of the cocks, it just might be a painful memory. This is yet another from Director of the Year Greg Lansky.
CAST: Marley Brinx, Anya Olsen, Kristen Scott, Scarlett Sage

Best Big Butt Movie
Anikka vs Kelsi, Hard X/O.L. Entertainment
Three girls, three scenes, lots of anal.
CAST: Kelsi Monroe, Anikka Albrite, AJ Applegate

Best Big Bust Movie
Big Wet Breasts 3, Jules Jordan Video
Four scenes, four couples, eight large breats.
CAST: Anissa Kate, Alexis Adams, Karlee Grey, Alix Lynx


Best Scenes

Most Outrageous Sex Scene
Holly Hendrix, Adriana Chechik & Markus Dupree in “Creamy Bottom Fun Ball Happy Time,” Holly Hendrix’s Anal Experience, Jonni Darkko/Evil Angel

Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene
Serena Blair, Celeste Star & Alix Lynx, AI: Artificial Intelligence, Girlsway/Girlfriends

Best Three-Way Sex Scene – Boy/Boy/Girl
Kleio Valentien, Tommy Pistol & Charles Dera, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Best Three-Way Sex Scene – Girl/Girl/Boy
Alex Grey, Karla Kush & Christian Clay, Anal Beauty 4, Tushy/Jules Jordan

Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene
Kendra Sunderland & Mick Blue, Natural Beauties, Vixen/Jules Jordan

Best Anal Sex Scene
Megan Rain & Manuel Ferrara, Anal Models, Tushy/Jules Jordan

Best Group Sex Scene
Jojo Kiss, Katrina Jade, Casey Calvert, Goldie Rush, Keisha Grey, Prince Yahshua, Lexington Steele & Rico Strong, Orgy Masters 8, Jules Jordan Video

Best Double Penetration Sex Scene
Abella Danger, Mick Blue & Markus Dupree, AbellaHard X/O.L. Entertainment

Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene
Riley Reid & Reena Sky, Missing: A Lesbian Crime Story, Girlsway/Girlfriends

Best Oral Sex Scene
Adriana Chechik, Adriana Chechik: The Ultimate Slut, Jonni Darkko/Evil Angel

Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production
Misha Cross & Nikita Bellucci, Hard in Love, John Stagliano/Evil Angel

Best Transsexual Sex Scene
Buck Angel & Valentina Nappi, Girl/Boy 2, DV Productions/Evil Angel

Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene
Joanna Angel, Abella Danger & Manuel Ferrara, Angel ‘n Danger, Dirty Monkey/HoloFilm


Best Series

Best Continuing Series
Angela Loves … AGW/Girlfriends

Best Transsexual Series
Trans-Visions, Joey Silvera/Evil Angel

Best Ethnic/Interracial Series
Black & WhiteBlacked/Jules Jordan

Best Foreign Series
Rocco One on One, Rocco Siffredi/Evil Angel

Best All-Girl Series
Women Seeking Women, Girlfriends Films

Best Amateur/Pro-Am Series
Amateur Introductions, Amateur Allure/Jules Jordan

Best Anal Series
Anal Beauty, Tushy/Jules Jordan

Best New Imprint

Best New Series
Her 1st Interracial, Dark X/O.L. Entertainment

Best Specialty Series – Other Genre
Schoolgirl Bound, Digital Sin


Best Director

Director of the Year
Greg Lansky

Best Director – Feature
Jacky St. James

The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, New Sensations Erotic Stories

Best Director – Foreign Feature
John Stagliano, Hard in Love, John Stagliano/Evil Angel

Best Director – Foreign Non-Feature
Nacho Vidal, Nacho Loves Nekane, Nacho Vidal/Evil Angel

Best Director – Non-Feature
Greg Lansky, Natural Beauties, Vixen/Jules Jordan

Best Director – Parody
Axel Braun, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix


The Performers

All-Girl Performer of the Year
Jenna Sativa

BBW Performer of the Year
Angel DeLuca

Best Actor
Xander Corvus, The Preacher’s Daughter, Wicked Pictures

Best Actress
Kleio Valentien, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody,Wicked Comix

Best Supporting Actor
Brad Armstrong, The Preacher’s Daughter, Wicked Pictures

Best Supporting Actress
Joanna Angel, Cindy Queen of Hell, BurningAngel/Exile

Best Male Newcomer
Ricky Johnson

Best New Starlet
Holly Hendrix

Best Non-Sex Performance
Nyomi Banxxx, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Female Foreign Performer of the Year
Misha Cross

Female Performer of the Year
Adriana Chechik

Mainstream Star of the Year
Julia Ann

Male Foreign Performer of the Year
Danny D

Male Performer of the Year
Mick Blue

MILF Performer of the Year
Kendra Lust

Transsexual Performer of the Year
Aubrey Kate

Best Solo/Tease Performance
Asa Akira, Asa Goes to Hell, Wicked Pictures


Technical Awards

Best Art Direction
Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Best Cinematography
Eddie Powell, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, New Sensations Erotic Stories

Best Editing
Eddie Powell, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, New Sensations Erotic Stories

Best Makeup
Cammy Ellis & May Kup, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Best Marketing Campaign – Individual Project
No on Prop 60Julia Ann

Best Marketing Campaign – Company Image

Best Screenplay
Jacky St. James, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, New Sensations Erotic Stories

Best Screenplay – Parody
Axel Braun, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Best Soundtrack
The Submission of Emma Marx: ExposedNew Sensations Erotic Stories

Best Special Effects
Supergirl XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Clever Title of the Year
Aunts in My Pants, Forbidden Fruits/Exile


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