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Vivid Studio Insider for July 24, 2002
Vivid Studio Insider for July 24, 2002Van Nuys, California - (July 23, 2002) - For the fourth time in five years the Vivid Entertainment Group has won the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) "Best Adult Title of the Year" award, presented last Thursday at the organization's annual convention in Las Vegas. "Fade to Black" joins previous Vivid winners of the prestigious VSDA award: "Bobby Sox," "Bad Wives" and "Seven Deadly Sins." The honor completes the "triple crown" for "Fade to Black," which previously won the Adult Video News "Best Film" award as well as the top feature award from the X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO).
Vivid contract girl Jenna Jameson was honored with the first ever "Adult Star of the Year" award. She received the tribute in the company of George Carlin, who was honored with the "Freedom of Speech" award, while Sylvester Stallone was recognized as "Action Hero of The Year" and Selma Blair as the year's "Rising Star."
The VSDA annual convention is the largest and most comprehensive home entertainment event In the video industry. The VSDA Home Entertainment 2002 expo was held in Last Vegas July 16-18.
The Vivid Entertainment Group is the world's leading adult film company. It is well known for its "Vivid Girl" concept under which top adult film stars are signed to exclusive agreements that are styled on the old Hollywood contract star system. Founded in 1984, Vivid has always placed heavy emphasis on high quality erotic film entertainment for the couples market. Vivid is known for its innovative technological advances such as full function DVDs and popular Websites including www.vivid.com, www.vividvideo.com and www.vividdvd.com. Vivid is a major supplier of content for pay-per-view networks in North America and internationally.
Summer Adult Movie Blockbusters Coming to a Radio Station Near You -- Vivid is working with radio stations around the country to give lucky listeners a chance to win one of three Vivid features -- "Gold Digger" starring Kody; "Heartbreaker" starring Briana Banks or "Girl of My Dreams" starring Savanna Samson. The initial station lineup for the contests includes "The Regular Guys Morning Show" on WKLS-FM in Atlanta; "The Andy Savage Morning Show" on KNDD-FM in Seattle; "Cousin Deke and the Buzzard Morning Show" on WMMS-FM in Cleveland; "Fitz Late Night" on WJBX-FM in Fort Myers, FL, "The Rob, Arnie and Dawn Show" on KRXQ-FM in Sacramento and "The Judge Afternoon Show" on WRRK-FM in Pittsburgh. Stay tuned to learn how to win one of these summer releases through one of your favorite radio shows.
Vivid Condoms Ready to Roll: Vivid Girls and will be featured prominently on packaging for the new line of Vivid condoms, which are expected to be in stores by December. Vivid's partner in the venture, Paradise Marketing, unveiled the condom line this week at the Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo in Los Angeles. Jenna Jameson is featured on the studded condom package, Kira Kener is on the thin, Briana Banks on the large size condoms and Cheyenne Silver is on the lubed condom packages. Dennis Paradise of Paradise Marketing says his company is getting an enthusiastic reception from retailers because putting the Vivid Girls on condom packaging "is like putting Tiger Woods on a golf ball."
DJs Set for Vivid's Friday Night LA Parties: DJs have been picked for the monthly parties that Vivid will co-host with Spearmint Rhino at Club A.D. in Los Angeles (836 North Highland) starting on July 26th. Twiggy Ramirez, formerly the bassist for Marilyn Manson, will handle the upstairs Vivid Lounge while DJ Five Star will spin for the downstairs dancers. Vivid Girl Kody will greet guests in the Vivid Lounge the first night. The parties will be held at Club A.D. the last Friday of each month.
"Fade To Black" and Jenna Jameson honored at 2002 VSDA Home Entertainment Awards -- Last week at the Video Software Dealers Association's (VSDA) annual convention in Las Vegas, the Vivid feature, "Fade To Black" was awarded Best Adult Title of the Year. Vivid has won the prestigious award four of the last five years for "Bobby Sox", "Bad Wives" and "Seven Deadly Sins" in addition to this year's "Fade to Black" . Vivid Girl Jenna Jameson was also honored as Adult Star of the Year. This is the first year that this award has been given to an actor in the adult industry. She was joined at the event by Vivid Girl Kody, who signed autographs in the Vivid suite for retailers and distributors. Jenna also announced that she's signed a contract to write her autobiography for ReganBooks, a division of publishing powerhouse HarperCollins.
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