LOS ANGELES — Partners within the Next Door Buddy Profits affiliate program have received multiple nominations at this year's 2012 Grabby Erotic Video Awards, to be held in Chicago on Saturday, May 26.
Colt Studio Group, Falcon Studios, Hot House Entertainment, and Next Door Studios have been nominated in several major categories.
Colt Studio Group's "Muscles in Leather" has been nominated for the Best Art Direction award and for the Best Fetish Movie, as well as the Buckshot feature "Impulsive" for multiple awards. The iconic studio has also been nominated for the Best Mega Site award, alongside Hot House Entertainment.
COLT Studio Group's president John Rutherford remarked, "Celebrating our 45th year as the longest running and most consistent producer of all-male erotica in the adult industry, we do not take these nominations lightly — it shows us that hard work and determination pays off! We value our position in this ever changing and amazingly tight community we call the gay adult industry... Thank you Grabby Awards team for the nods of appreciation!"
Falcon Studios' Chris Ward and Hot House Entertainment's Steven Scarborough have both been nominated in the Best Director category for "The Other Side of Aspen 6" and "TRUNKS 6." Falcon Studios have also been nominated in the Best Group category for "The Guys Next Door Pt. 1," along with several other award nominations.
"We are all very happy to see Falcon/Raging Stallion taking a total of 52 nominations! We all work hard to film the best erotica we can. Our staff of award winning directors and actors both make it possible to create the kind of porn that men jack off to year after year. We love our work and we are appreciative of the recognition we are given with these nominations."
Hot House Entertainment received 26 nominations including Best Video Company Site, Best Mega Site, Best Original Content, and Best Live Cam. Club Inferno Dungeon has been nominated for the Best Fetish Extreme category for its "Bad Ass" and "Fisting Playground 1" films.
Hot House founder Steven Scarborough and his entire team are thrilled with the nominations.
"The Grabby's are the only fan-focused gay porn show in the industry and the nominations mean a great deal to us," Scarborough said. "Grabby owners Stacey Krause and Mark Nagel take the time to actually watch the movies and think critically about them. We are proud to be nominated and look forward to attending."
Next Door Studios has received nominations for the Best Video Company Site category and Best Porn Star Site category for AustinWilde.com, MarcusMojo.com, RodDaily.com, and SamuelOtoole.com.
"It is with great pride that we attend the Grabby Awards year after year," said Stephan Sirard, president of Next Door Entertainment. "We are always so excited to see the amount of nominations that we and our partners receive at these types of awards. We are very proud of them all!"
"We would like to thank the 2012 Grabby Erotic Video Awards for giving us such great recognition in the gay adult marketplace," Sirard added. "We look forward to attending the awards ceremony. We would also like to congratulate our newest member of the Next Door Buddy Profits affiliate program, BoundJocks.com, for being nominated for Best Fetish Site. After launching in October of 2011 we have seen a steady growth of traffic and affiliates.
"This is not your average fetish site... Bound Jocks is where you get to see cute jock boys and men doing dirty things in clean white spaces."
Director Kristofer Weston said this about their nomination, "We are thrilled to receive a nomination for our new effort, BoundJocks.com. To receive this kind of recognition on a project that is very personal for me and our team is a great honor."
For further information regarding the nominations for Next Door Buddy Profits and Partners or for a complete list, visit Grabbys.com.