SAN FRANCISCO — Falcon and Raging Stallion Studios and its exclusive models raked in 45 total nominations from The Grabby Awards, which recently released it 2014 nominees in Chicago.
“Timberwolves,” Steve Cruz’s erotic thriller, scored six nominations, including Best Movie, Steamworks Fan Favorite Movie, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Shawn Wolfe) and Best Duo (Tommy Defendi and Adam Ramzi).
“Behind the Big Top,” Tony Dimarco’s look at the sex that goes on behind the scenes at a traveling circus, brought five nominations, including Best Movie, Best All Sex, Best Director, Best Art Direction and Best Videography.
Monster Bang release “Cock Tease” was also nominated for Best All Sex, as well as Best Videography and Best Art Direction. Hard Friction was honored with nominations for Best Web Original Content and Best Live Cam. In the Best Fetish category, two Fetish Force movies, “Safeword” and “The Trustees” were honored with nominations. FetishForce.com was recognized with a nod for Best Fetish Site.
FalconStudios.com and RagingStallion.com membership sites were both nominated for Best Video Company Site.
Falcon and Raging Stallion exclusive models also received numerous nominations in scene and performer categories. Shawn Wolfe, Ryan Rose, Boomer Banks, Jimmy Fanz and Tommy Defendi each received nominations for Performer of the Year. Wolfe, Banks, Adam Ramzi and Donnie Dean got nominated for Best Newcomer; Rose, Defendi, Wolfe and Jake Genesis for Best Versatile Performer; Seven Dixon, Ramzi and Wolfe for Hottest Bottom; Defendi for Hottest Top; and Boomer Banks for Hottest Cock and Manly Man.
Additionally, resident photographer Kent Taylor was nominated for Best Still Photographer.
"We are extremely grateful to the Grabby Nominations committee for the recognition they have given us today," said Chris Ward, president of Falcon and Raging Stallion Studios. “These nominations are a result of a creative and dedicated staff, a great collection of partners and amazing exclusive models who all bring their best to everything they do. Our entire team makes me proud, and we are all dedicated to providing the hottest gay erotica in the market.”
The Grabbys, helmed by Grab Magazine, have been honoring the best in gay porn for more than 20 years. The awards have historically been presented in a live ceremony during Memorial Day weekend in conjunction with the International Mister Leather Contest.