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Axel Braun And Vivid Team Sweep Five Awards At 20th Annual Nightmoves Ceremony
TAMPA, FLORIDA– (October 9 2012) – The Vivid Entertainment/Axel Braun team took five trophies at the 20th Annual NightMoves Awards ceremony held here Sunday. Braun was honored as Best Director and also recognized for his work with a Lifetime Achievement award. The Vivid/Braun co-production Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody, believed to be the most expensive porn parody ever made, was named Best Parody Comedy. The Dark Knight XXX: A Porn Parody starring Aiden Ashley and Andy San Dimas, was selected as Best Parody Drama. The Avengers XXX: A Porn Parody, another high-budget, sexy superhero-themed spoof from Braun that starred Chyna, Brooklyn Lee and Danni Cole, was chosen as Best Parody Superheroes.
It is the latest in a string of achievements for Braun with Vivid, including the awarding of the coveted 5-A rating by AVN for their last five movies.
"It's a tremendous honor and quite a thrill to be recognized for doing something I love," said Braun, who was accompanied at the awards ceremony by his contract girl Aiden Ashley. "These awards belong to my awesome crew, to all the loyal fans who constantly support me, and to Steven and Marci Hirsch and everybody at Vivid, the company that made all this possible," he added.
DISCLAIMERS: THE DARK KNIGHT XXX: A PORN PARODY is a parody movie. All characters and related materials are trademarks, copyrights and/or registered trademarks of their respective license holders and/or owners. The parody movie is not sponsored, endorsed by, or affiliated with Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Comics or their partners, affiliates and/or parent companies or any other company owning the trademarks of characters seen therein. AVENGERS XXX: A PORN PARODY is a parody movie. All characters and related materials are trademarks, copyrights, and/or registered trademarks of their respective license holders and/or owners. The parody movie is not sponsored, endorsed by, or affiliated with Marvel Characters, Inc. or its affiliates or parent company or any other company owning the trademarks of characters seen therein. STAR WARS XXX: A PORN PARODY a parody movie. Star Wars®, Darth Vader®, Luke Skywalker®, Chewbacca®, and Obi-Wan Kenobi® are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd or Lucasfilm Ltd. The video is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., Lucasfilm Ltd. or any of its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors.
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 awards all over the world for Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, and Editing. For more information visit www.axelbraun.net.
About Vivid: 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.
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