11th AVN Awards

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11th AVN Awards
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The 1994 AVN Awards Show Official Program
Date January 8, 1994 (1994-01-08)
Site Bally’s Hotel and Casino, Paradise, Nevada
Hosted by
Produced by Gary Miller
Directed by S. Marco Di Mercurio
Highlights
Best Picture Justine: Nothing To Hide 2 (Best Film)
Most awards Justine: Nothing To Hide 2 (8)
Most nominations Justine: Nothing To Hide 2 (13)

The 11th AVN Awards ceremony, organized by Adult Video News (AVN), honored pornographic films released in 1993 and took place on January 8, 1994, at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada beginning at 7:45 p.m. PST / 10:45 p.m. EST. During the ceremony, AVN presented AVN Awards in 78 categories, the ceremony was produced by Gary Miller. Actor Randy West hosted the show for the third time; his co-hosts were actresses Summer Knight and Janine Lindemulder.[1][2][3]

Justine: Nothing to Hide 2 won eight awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Paul Thomas. A comedy, Haunted Nights, took six awards, while Hidden Obsessions and a gay movie, Romeo & Julian, each won four.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Justine: Nothing to Hide 2 led all nominees with thirteen nominations; Whispered Lies had twelve.[1][4]

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on January 8, 1994. Jonathan Morgan took home four statuettes, the best showing ever for a male performer. Mike Horner’s award for Best Actor—Film tied him with Eric Edwards as the only other three-time best actor winner.[1]

Major awards[edit]

Jonathan Morgan, Male Performer of the Year winner
Shayla LaVeaux, Best New Starlet winner
Mike Horner, Best Actor—Film winner

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (double-dagger).

Best Film Best Shot-on-Video Feature
  • Justine: Nothing To Hide 2double-dagger[1][2][3]
    • American Garter
    • Black Orchid
    • Blonde Justice 1 & 2
    • Hidden Obsessions
    • New Wave Hookers 3
    • Sex 1 & 2
    • Sorority Sex Kittens 1 & 2
    • Things Change
    • Whispered Lies[4]
  • Haunted Nightsdouble-dagger[1][2][3]
    • Arabian Nights
    • Cheerleader Nurses
    • County Line
    • The Creasemaster’s Wife
    • Guilty By Seduction
    • Hungry, Part 1
    • Night and Day
    • The Rehearsal
    • Slave to Love[4]
Male Performer of the Year Female Performer of the Year
Best New Starlet Best Performer, Gay Video
  • Johnny Rey, Romeo & Juliandouble-dagger[5]
    • Chuck Barron, Honorable Discharge
    • Derek Cruise, A Few Fresh Men
    • Adam Hart, The Voyeur
    • Tom Katt, Body Search
    • Grant Larson, Romeo & Julian
    • Chris McKenzie, Honorable Discharge
    • Steve Regis, Sunsex Boulevard
    • Greg Ross, Total Corruption
    • Danny Sommers, Crossroads[4]
Best Actor—Film Best Actress—Film
Best Actor—Video Best Actress—Video
Best Supporting Actor—Film Best Supporting Actress—Film
Best Supporting Actor—Video Best Supporting Actress— Video
  • Porsche Lynn, Servin' It Updouble-dagger[1][2][3]
    • Alexis DeVell, Hungry
    • Alex Jordan, Bare Market
    • Alex Jordan, Mindshadows 2
    • Lynn LeMay, The Smart Ass Delinquent
    • Melanie Rowan, Anal Manor
    • Lana Sands, Carnal College 2
    • Devon Shire, The Creasemaster’s Wife
    • Nikki Sinn, Eclipse
    • Tina Tyler, Juranal Park[4]
Best Director—Film Best Director—Video
Best All-Sex Feature Best Gay Video Feature
  • The Bottom Dwellerdouble-dagger[1][2][3]
    • Bend Over Brazilian Babes
    • Bikini Beach
    • Boobarella
    • Deep Cheeks 4
    • Pussyman 2
    • Sodo-Mania 2: More Tails
    • Sodo-Mania 3
    • Sodo-Mania 5
    • Sodo-Mania 6[4]
  • Abduction 2 & 3[5]
    • A Few Fresh Men
    • Crossroads
    • Hey Tony, What’s The Story?
    • Honorable Discharge
    • Night Heat, Studio 2000
    • Romeo & Julian
    • The Roommate
    • Sex Crimes
    • Total Corruption[4]
Top Selling Tape of the Year Top Renting Tape of the Year
Best Sex Scene, Film (Couple) Best Sex Scene, Video (Couple)
Best Sex Scene, Video (Group) Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Video

Additional award winners[edit]

These awards were also announced at the awards show, in two winners-only segments read by Angela Summers and Summer Knight.[1]

Honorary AVN Awards[edit]

Special Achievement Award[edit]

  • Bob Best, of Bon-Vue[1]
  • Howie Wasserman, Paul Wisner, Bruce Walker, Ron Wasserman; Gourmet Video
  • Susan Colvin, Don Browning, Christian Mann; Video Team/CPLC
  • Michael Warner, Ron Zdeb; Great Western Litho
  • Russell Hampshire, of VCA Pictures
  • Marty Feig, of Las Vegas Video
  • Sidney Niekerk, Jack Gallagher; Cal Vista Video[1][4]

Hall of Fame[edit]

AVN Hall of Fame inductees for 1994 were: Buck Adams, Juliet Anderson, Bionca, Tiffany Clark, Lisa De Leeuw, Steve Drake, Harold Lime, Robert McCallum, Ed Powers, Janus Rainer, Mitchell Spinelli, Raven Touchstone[1][4]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Among the movies receiving the most nominations were: Justine: Nothing to Hide 2 with 13, Whispered Lies with 12 and Haunted Nights with nine.

The following thirteen movies received multiple awards:

  • 8 - Justine: Nothing To Hide 2
  • 6 - Haunted Nights
  • 4 - Hidden Obsessions, Romeo & Julian
  • 2 - Abduction 2 & 3, Hologram, Honorable Discharge, Immortal Desire, New Wave Hookers 3, Total Corruption, Valley of the Bi Dolls, Whispered Lies, More Dirty Debutantes 22

Presenters and performers[edit]

The following individuals, in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers, the show’s trophy girls were Christina Angel and Felecia.[1][2]

Presenters[edit]

Presenters
Name(s) Role
Ann, JuliaJulia Ann
Celeste
Alex Sanders
Presenters of the awards for Best Supporting Actor—Video and Best Supporting Actress—Video
Rose, LacyLacy Rose
Chasey Lain
Woody Long
Presenters of the awards for Best Supporting Actress—Film and Best Supporting Actor—Film
Dough, JonJon Dough
Tara Monroe
Tami Monroe
Shayla LaVeaux
Brittany O'Connell
Presenters of the award for Best Group Sex Scene—Video
Butts, SeymoreSeymore Butts
Shane
Presenters of the award for Best All-Girl Sex Scene—Video
Summers, AngelaAngela Summers
Dyanna Lauren
Announced first winners-only segment
Fishbein, PaulPaul Fishbein Presenter of the Special Achievement Awards
Hartley, NinaNina Hartley
Tom Byron
Introduction of the AVN Hall of Fame inductees
Mynx, TiffanyTiffany Mynx
Tiffany Towers
Tiffany Million
Tony Tedeschi
Presenters of the awards for Best Couples Sex Scene—Film and Best Couples Sex Scene—Video
Jeremy, RonRon Jeremy
Sahara Sands
Champagne
Presenters of the awards for Male Performer of the Year and Female Performer of the Year
Lipps, LisaLisa Lipps
Wendy Whoppers
Domonique
Rebecca Wild
Presenters of the awards for Top Selling Tape of the Year and Top Renting Tape of the Year
Knight, SummerSummer Knight Announced second winners-only segment
Jordan, AlexAlex Jordan Presenter of the award for Best New Starlet
Gere, AshlynAshlyn Gere
Porsche Lynn
Alexis DeVell
Lexus Locklear
Presenters of the awards for Best Director—Film and Best Director—Video
St. Croix, StevenSteven St. Croix
Julian St. Jox
Serenity
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Film and Best Actress—Film
Diamond, DebiDebi Diamond
Steffi
Lené Hefner
Misty Rain
Joey Verducci
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Video and Best Actress—Video
Zee, OnaOna Zee
Leena
Jonathan Morgan
Deidre Holland
Presenters of the awards for Best All-Sex Feature and Best Shot-on-Video Feature
West, RandyRandy West
Summer Knight
Presenters of the award for Best Film

Performers[edit]

Performers
Name(s) Role Performed
West, RandyRandy West
The Stingers
Performers Opening number: “What Do You Call A Movie?”
Lauren, DyannaDyanna Lauren
The Stingers
Performers Musical number: “I’ll Make You Feel Like a Man”
LaRue, Chi ChiChi Chi LaRue
The Stingers
Performers Closing number: “Love Doll”

Ceremony information[edit]

Portrait of a man in a black T-shirt.
Randy West hosted the 11th AVN Awards

Actor Randy West hosted the show for the third consecutive year, his co-host for the first half of the show was Janine Lindemulder while Summer Knight co-hosted the last half. Randy West opened the show with a song, “What Do You Call a Movie?”, the lyrics of which contained titles of about 40 movies from the past year.[1][2]

Several other people were involved with the production of the ceremony, the live show was produced by Gary Miller while musical direction was undertaken by Mark J. Miller. A VHS videotape of the show was also published and sold by VCA Pictures, which was produced and directed by S. Marco Di Mercurio.[2]

Just prior to presenteation of the award for Best All-Girl Sex Scene—Video, Shane pulled out an engagement ring at the podium and proposed marriage to her co-presenter Seymore Butts. A surprised Seymore Butts then pulled an engagement ring out of his pocket and said he had also intended to propose to Shane that evening, then promptly went down on his knees to do so.[1][2]

There were several new categories this year, or categories now split in two between film and video: Best Sex Scene—Film (Group), Best Sex Scene—Film (Couple), Best Sex Scene—Film (All-Girl), Best Sex Scene—Video (Group), Best Sex Scene—Video (Couple), Best Sex Scene—Video (All-Girl), Best Anal Sex Scene, Best Art Direction—Film, Best Art Direction—Video, Best Explicit Series, Best Foreign Release, Best Amateur Series, Best Pro-Am Series, Best Alternative Release—Video, Best Alternative Release—Film, Best Gay Alternative Video Release, Best Gay Alternative Specialty Video.[1]

Hidden Obsessions was announced as the top selling movie of the year, while New Wave Hookers 3 was announced as the top renting tape of the year.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an Ross, Gene (March 1994). "Tits & Sluts & Rock 'n' Roll: The 11th Annual AVN Awards Show". Adult Video News. Vol. 9 no. 4. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. pp. 14–74. ISSN 0883-7090. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Di Mercurio, S. Marco (Director) (1994). The 11th Annual Adult Video News Awards (videotape). VCA Pictures. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ferguson, Bob; Ferguson, Dee (July 1994). "On the Road: The 194 Adult Video Awards". Cheri. Vol. 18 no. 13. New York, New York: Cheri Magazine, Inc. pp. 24–33. ISSN 1059-7131. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa "The 1994 AVN Awards Show". Official Program. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. January 8, 1994. 
  5. ^ a b c d Skee, Mickey (March 1994). "Gay Awards Wrap-Up". Adult Video News. Vol. 9 no. 4. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. pp. 74–76. ISSN 0883-7090. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • "EFG on Location: Night of the X-Stars". Erotic X-Film Guide. United States. December 1994. p. 14. 
  • "Sex on the Strip: Las Vegas Porn Awards' Premiere Pussy". High Society. United States. July 1994. p. 72. 

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