2014 XBIZ Awards Categories, Pre-Nom Dates Announced

Dan Miller

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the official awards categories and pre-nomination dates for adult entertainment's biggest industry awards show, the 2014 XBIZ Awards, presented by Fleshlight, to be held on Jan. 24, 2014, at the Century Plaza Hotel.

Six new award categories have been added for the 2014 show in an effort to be more inclusive of previously unrecognized market segments and in response to feedback from members of the adult entertainment industry.

In the Movies & Production field, for the first time in XBIZ Awards history, an honor will be given to the most outstanding Girl/Girl Performer of the Year.

In the Web & Tech field, XBIZ will introduce an award for New Site of the Year.

In the Pleasure Products field, two new categories have been added: Fetish Pleasure Product of the Year and Specialty Pleasure Product of the Year.

And in the Retail & Distribution field, new awards will be given to the Progressive Retailer of the Year and Progressive Distributor of the Year.

Winners will be announced at the highly anticipated, red-carpet ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 24.

The pre-nomination period for the XBIZ Awards will launch industry-wide on Sept. 12. To submit pre-nominations in any of the awards categories, industry professionals must be registered members of the XBIZ.net social network and use the online submission form to record their entries.

The deadline for all 2014 XBIZ Awards pre-nominations is midnight on Friday, Oct. 11.

In order to be eligible for consideration for a 2014 XBIZ Award, movie and pleasure products must be released between Oct. 15, 2012, and Oct. 11, 2013.  

Upon completing the pre-nomination submission form, XBIZ encourages producers and manufacturers to submit their product samples and marketing materials to:

Adnet Media, Attn.: 2014 Noms
5042 Wilshire Blvd. #487
Los Angeles, CA 90036

The 13th annual XBIZ Awards, hosted by adult film superstar Jenna Jameson, will mark the climax of an unprecedented six-event series encompassed in XBIZ 360°, which gets underway on Jan. 22 in LA at the spectacular W Hollywood Hotel.

Here is the complete list of 2014 categories:

MOVIES & PRODUCTION

Studio of the Year
Feature Movie of the Year
Parody Release of the Year - Comedy
Parody Release of the Year - Drama
Gonzo Release of the Year
Gonzo Series of the Year
All-Sex Release of the Year
All-Sex Series of the Year
Vignette Release of the Year
Vignette Series of the Year
Couples-Themed Release of the Year
All-Girl Release of the Year
All-Girl Series of the Year
Feminist Porn Release of the Year
Director of the Year - Body of Work
Director of the Year - Feature Release
Director of the Year - Non-Feature Release
Director of the Year - Parody
Female Performer of the Year
Male Performer of the Year
Best New Starlet
Best Male Newcomer
Girl/Girl Performer of the Year
Foreign Female Performer of the Year
Foreign Male Performer of the Year
MILF Performer of the Year
Crossover Star of the Year
Performer Comeback of the Year
Best Actress - Feature Movie
Best Actor - Feature Movie
Best Actress - Parody Release
Best Actor - Parody Release
Best Actress - Couples-Themed Release
Best Actor - Couples-Themed Release
Best Actress - All-Girl Release
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Non-Sex Acting Performance
Best Scene - Feature Movie
Best Scene - Parody Release
Best Scene - Non-Feature Release
Best Scene - Vignette Release
Best Scene - Couples-Themed Release
Best Scene - All-Girl
Screenplay of the Year
Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction
Best Special Effects
Best Music
Best Editing
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Amateur Release of the Year
Pro-Am Release of the Year
All-Black Release of the Year
Interracial Release of the Year
Latin-Themed Release of the Year
Asian-Themed Release of the Year
BDSM Release of the Year
Fetish Release of the Year
Specialty Release of the Year
European Studio of the Year
European Director of the Year
European Feature Release of the Year
European Non-Feature Release of the Year
Gay Studio of the Year
Gay Movie of the Year
Gay Director of the Year
Gay Performer of the Year
Transsexual Studio of the Year
Transsexual Release of the Year
Transsexual Director of the Year
Transsexual Performer of the Year

PLEASURE PRODUCTS

Pleasure Products Company of the Year
Sex Toy Company of the Year
Luxury Toy/Line of the Year
Sex Toy of the Year - Powered
Sex Toy of the Year - Non-Powered
Couples Sex Toy of the Year
Innovative Sex Toy of the Year - Design
Innovative Sex Toy of the Year - Technology
Progressive Pleasure Products Company of the Year
Discreet Pleasure Product/Line of the Year
Male Sex Toy of the Year
Gay Sex Toy of the Year
Fetish Pleasure Product of the Year
Specialty Pleasure Product of the Year
Excellence in Product Packaging
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Lingerie/Apparel Company of the Year
Lingerie Collection of the Year
Sexual Wellness Product of the Year
Sexual Enhancement Product of the Year
Sex Lubricant Company of the Year
Sensual Bath & Body Product of the Year
Sensual Accessory Product/Line of the Year
International-Based Pleasure Products Company of the Year
Soft Bondage Line of the Year
BDSM Pleasure Products Company of the Year
Boutique Pleasure Products Company of the Year
Adult Game/Bachelorette Product of the Year
New Pleasure Products Company of the Year

WEB & TECHNOLOGY

Affiliate Program of the Year - Multi-Platform
Affiliate Program of the Year - Single-Platform
Live Cam Affiliate Program of the Year
Dating Affiliate Company of the Year
Retail Affiliate Program of the Year
Mobile Affiliate Program of the Year
Specialty Affiliate Program of the Year
European Affiliate Program of the Year
IPSP Payment Processor of the Year
Merchant Services Payment Processor of the Year
Alternative Payment Services Company of the Year
European Payment Processor of the Year
VOD Company of the Year
Content Provider of the Year
Web Host of the Year
Traffic Services Company of the Year
Mobile Company of the Year
Software Company of the Year
Design Studio of the Year
Gay Web Company of the Year
Innovative Web Product of the Year
Progressive Web Company of the Year
Adult Site of the Year
Live Cam Site of the Year
Dating Site of the Year
VOD Site of the Year
Studio Site of the Year
Performer Site of the Year
Web Star of the Year
Photography Site of the Year
Glamcore Site of the Year
Fan Site of the Year
Mobile Site of the Year
Gay Site of the Year
Transsexual Site of the Year
BDSM Site of the Year
Fetish Site of the Year
Specialty Site of the Year

RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION

Retailer of the Year - Chain
Retailer of the Year - Boutique
Progressive Retailer of the Year
Online Retailer of the Year - Full Range
Online Retailer of the Year - Pleasure Products
Online Retailer of the Year - Specialty
Distributor of the Year - Full Range
Distributor of the Year - Pleasure Products
Distributor of the Year - Specialty
Progressive Distributor of the Year
International Distributor of the Year

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

Special Recognition Awards
ASACP Service Recognition Award
FSC Leadership Award
Eros Progressive Business Award

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