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'Manhunters,' 'Corruption' Big Winners at 2007 AVN Awards

'Manhunters,' 'Corruption' Big Winners at 2007 AVN Awards
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LAS VEGAS — Wicked's "Manhunters," Sex Z Pictures' "Corruption," Hillary Scott and Jean Val Jean were the big winners at the 24th Annual Adult Video News Awards, held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on the Las Vegas Strip.

More than 7,000 fans and adult stars attended the ceremony, which was hosted by comedian Jim Norton and Wicked contract star Jessica Drake. Also in attendance were rock stars Gene Simmons and Dave Navarro. In the competition for transsexual performer of the year, Buck Angel became the first female-to-male adult star to win in that category.

Here's a complete list of winners:

Best Actor – Film - Randy Spears, "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Actor – Video – Evan Stone, "Sex Pix" (Red Light District)

Best Actress – Film – Jessica Drake, "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Actress – Video – Hillary Scott, "Corruption" (Sex-Z Pictures)

Best All-Girl Release – "Belladonna: No Warning" (Belladonna/Evil Angel)

Best All-Girl Series – "Erocktavision" (Dana Dane Productions / Pulse)

Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Film - "FUCK" (Wicked Pictures), Jessica Drake, Katsumi, Felecia, Clara G.

Best All-Girl Sex Scene – Video - "Island Fever 4" (Digital Playgound) Teagan Presley, Jesse Jane, Jana Cova and Sophia Santi

Best All-Sex Release – TIE: "Blacklight Beauties" (Pulse Pictures) and "Neu Wave Hookers" (VCA Pictures)

Best Alternative Release - "Real Adventures 84" (DreamGirls)

Best Amateur Release - "Bang Bus 9" (Bang Productions)

Best Amateur Series - "Homegrown Video" (Xplor Media)

Best Anal Sex Scene – Film – "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures) Jada Fire, Sandra Romain and Brian Surewood.

Best Anal Sex Scene – Video – "Breakin’ ‘Em In 9" (Vouyer Media) Amy Ried and Vince Vouyer.

Best Anal-Themed Release- "Weapons of Ass Destruction 4" (Jules Jordan Video)

Best Anal-Themed Series - "Big Wet Asses" (Elegant Angel Productions)

Best Animated Release- "Pornomation 2" (Cherry Boxxx Pictures)

Best Art Direction – Film - "FUCK" (Wicked Pictures) Rod Hopkins

Best Art Direction - Video- "Sacred Sin "(Ninn Worx) John Sykes

Best Cinematography - "FUCK" (Wicked Pictures) Francois Clousot

Best Classic DVD – "Neon Nights" (Command Video/VCX)

Best Continuing Video Series - "Dementia" (Sin City)

Best Director – Film- Brad Armstrong, "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Director – Foreign Release - Pierre Woodman, "Sex City" (Private U.S.A. Pure Play Media)

Best Director – Non-Feature - JacktheZipper, "Blacklight Beauty" (Pulse Pictures)

Best Director – Video – Eli Cross, "Corruption", (Sex Z Pictures)

Best DVD Extras - "The Visitors" (Wicked Pictures)

Best DVD Menus - "The Visitors" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Editing – Film - "Jenna’s Provocateur" (ClubJenna/Vivid Entertainment Group) Justin Sterling and Johnny 5

Best Editing – Video – "Corruption" (Sex Z Pictures) Robin Dyer and Mark Logan

Best Ethnic-Themed Release – Asian - "Asia Noir 5: A Lust Supreme" (Ethnicity/Metro)

Best Ethnic-Themed Release – Black - "Tales from the Darkside" (Darkside Entertainment)

Best Ethnic-Themed Release – Latin - "Brazilian Island 2" (Nectar Entertainment)

Best Ethnic-Themed Series – Asian - "Sakura Tales" (DVSX)

Best Ethnic-Themed Series – Black - "Phatty Girls" (Justin Slayer/Evil Angel)

Best Ethnic-Themed Series – Latin – "Mami Culo" Grande (Justin Slayer/Evil Angel)

Best Film – "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Foreign All-Sex Release – "Euro Domination" (Clark Euro / Evil Angel)

Best Foreign All-Sex Series – "Obsession" (Clark Euro Angel / Evil Angel)

Best Foreign Feature – "Porn Wars: Episode 1" (Private U.S.A., Pure Play Media)

Best Gonzo Release – "Chemistry" (Vivid Entertainment Group)

Best Gonzo Series – "College Invasion" (Shane’s World Studios)

Best Group Sex Scene – Film – "FUCK" (Wicked Pictures), Carmen Hart, Katsumi, Kirsten Price, Mia Smiles, Eric Masterson, Chris Cannon, Tommy Gunn, Randy Spears

Best Group Sex Scene – Video – "Fashionistas Safado: The Challenge" (Evil Angel Productions), Belladonna, Melissa Lauren, Jenna Haze, Gianna, Sandra Romain, Adrianna Nicole, Flower Tucci, Sasha Grey, Nicole Sheridan, Marie Luv, Caroline Pierce, Lea Baren, Jewell Marceau, Jean Val Jean, Christian XXX, Voodoo, Chris Charming, Erik Everhard, Mr. Pete, Rocco Siffredi

Best Hard-Edged All-Sex Release – "Slave Dolls 2" (Elegant Angel)

Best High-Definition Production – "Fashionistas: Safado" (Evil Angel)

Best Interactive DVD – "Virtual Vivid Girl Sunny Leone" (Vivid Entertainment Group)

Best Interracial Release – "Racial Tension" (Mike John and Jules Jordan Video)

Best Interracial Series – "My Hot Wife Is Fucking Blackzilla" (Hush Hush Entertainment/Digital Sin)

Best Mainstream Adult Release – "Pornography: The Secret History of Civilization" (KOCH Releasing)

Best Male Newcomer – Tommy Pistol

Best Music – "Sacred Sin" (Ninn Worx) Eddie Van Halen and Loren Alexander

Best New Starlet - Naomi

Best New Video Production Company – Jules Jordan Video

Best Non-Sex Performance – Bryn Pryor, "Corruption," (Sex Z Pictures)

Best Online Marketing Campaign – Company – Digital Playground, DigitalPlayground.com

Best Online Marketing Campaign – Individual Project – "Sacred Sin" (Ninn Worx)

Best Oral Sex Scene – Film – "FUCK" (Wicked Pictures), Ice LaFox, Eric Masterson, Tommy Gunn, Marcos London and Mario Rossi.

Best Oral Sex Scene – Video – Jenna Haze, "Jenna Haze Dark Side" (Jules Jordan Video), Jenna Haze, Scott Lyons, Arnold Schwartzenpecker, Johnny Fender, Trent Sulari and Donny Schlong

Best Oral-Themed Release – "Feeding Frenzy 8" (Jules Jordan Video)

Best Oral-Themed Series – "Hand To Mouth" (Third Degree Films)

Best Overall Marketing Campaign – Company Image - ClubJenna

Best Overall Marketing Campaign – Individual Project – "Sacred Sin" (NinnWorx)

Best Packaging – "Tailgunners" (Adam and Eve)

Best POV Release – "Pole Position: Lex POV 5" (Mercernary Pictures)

Best POV Series – "Jack’s POV" (Digital Playground)

Best POV Sex Scene – "Jack’s POV 2" (Digital Playground), Naomi, Tommy Gunn

Best Pro-Am Release – "Breakin’ ‘Em In 9" (Vouyer Media)

Best Pro-Am Series – "Beaver Hunt" (Hustler Video)

Best Renting Title of the Year - "Pirates" (Digital Playground)

Best Retail Website – Rentals - WantedList.com

Best Retail Website – Sales – AdultDVDEmpire.com

Best Screenplay – Film – "Manhunters "(Wicked Pictures), Brad Armstrong

Best Screenplay – Video - "Corruption "(Sex Z Pictures), Alvin Edwards and Eli Cross

Best Selling Title of the Year - "Pirates" (Digital Playground/Adam & Eve)

Best Sex Comedy – "Joanna’s Angels 2: Alt Throttle" (Burning Angel Entertainment/VCA Pictures)

Best Sex Scene Coupling – Film – "Emperor" (Vivid Entertainment Group), Janine and Manuel Ferrara

Best Sex Scene Coupling – Video – "Slave Dolls" (Elegant Angel), Tiffany Mynx and Manual Ferrara

Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production – "Outnumbered 4" (Erik Everhard/Evil Angel), Isabel Ice, Sandra Romain, Dora Venter, Cathy, Karina, Nicol, Puma Black, Erik Everhard, Steve Holmes, Robert Rosenberg

Best Solo Release – "I Love Big Toys 2" (Digital Sin)

Best Solo Sex Scene – Alana Evans, "Corruption" (Sex Z Pictures)

Best Special Effects – "Porn Wars" (Private U.S.A./Pure Play Media), Kovi

Best Specialty Release – BDSM – "My New Girlfriend" (PRV Productions/Bon Vue)

Best Specialty Release – Big Bust – "Breast Worship" (Jules Jordan Video)

Best Specialty Release – Fem-Dom Strap-On – "Strap Attack 4" (Joey Silvera/Evil Angel)

Best Specialty Release – Foot Fetish – "Barefoot Confidential 40" (Kick Ass Pictures)

Best Specialty Release – MILF – "Cheating Housewives 3" (Smash Pictures)

Best Specialty Release – Other Genre – "Horny Hairy Girls 22" (Rodnievision/Exquisite Multimedia)

Best Specialty Release – Spanking – "Baltimore Brat" (Kelly Payne Productions)

Best Specialty Release – Squirting – "Flower’s Squirt Shower 3" (Elegant Angel Productions)

Best Specialty Series – Big Bust – "Boob Bangers" (Darkko Productions/Evil Angel)

Best Specialty Series – MILF – "MILF Seeker" (Pink Visual Productions)

Best Specialty Series – Other Genre – "Adorable Girls" (Swank Digital/Pure Play Video)

Best Specialty Series – Squirting – "Flower’s Squirt Shower" (Elegant Angel Productions)

Best Supporting Actor – Film – Kurt Lockwood, "To Die For," (Vivid Entertainment Group)

Best Supporting Actor – Video – Manuel Ferrara, "She Bangs" (Red Light District)

Best Supporting Actress – Film – Kirsten Price, "Manhunters" (Wicked Pictures)

Best Supporting Actress – Video – Katsumi, "Fashionistas Safado: The Challenge" (Evil Angel Productions)

Best Tease Performance – Amy Ried, "My Plaything: Amy Ried" (Digital Sin)

Best Three-Way Sex Scene – "Fuck Slaves" (Jake Malone/Evil Angel), Sandra Romain, Sasha Grey, Manuel Ferrara

Best Transsexual Release – "Rogue Adventures 27" (Joey Silvera/Evil Angel)

Best Transsexual Series – "Transsexual Prostitutes" (Devil’s Film)

Best Video Feature – "Corruption" (Sex Z Pictures)

Best Videography – "Sacred Sin "(Ninn Worx), Barry Wood

Best Vignette Release – "Jenna Haze Dark Side" (Jules Jordan Video)

Best Vignette Series – "Jack’s Playground" (Digital Playground)

Contract Star of the Year – Stormy Daniels (Wicked Pictures)

Crossover Star of the Year – Jenna Jameson

Director of the Year (Body of Work) – Jim Powers

Female Foreign Performer of the Year - Katsumi

Female Performer of the Year – Hillary Scott

Hall of Fame – Founder’s Branch – Charlie Brickman, Cinderella Distribution; Phil Harvey, Adam and Eve; Arthur Morowitz and Howard Farber, Video-X-Pix, Sidney Niekirk, Cal Vista

Hall of Fame – Rebecca Bardoux, Dave Cummings, Taylor Hayes, Rick Masters, John Seeman, Domonique Simone, Selena Steele, Sydnee Steele, Nici Sterling, Tabitha Stevens, Kyle Stone, Vince Vouyer

Male Foreign Performer of the Year – Jean Val Jean

Male Performer of the Year – Tommy Gunn

Most Outrageous Sex Scene – "Girlvert 11" (JM Productions), Ashley Blue, Amber Wild and Steve French in "Meat Is Murder"

Transsexual Performer of the Year – Buck Angel

Underrated Starlet of the Year (Unrecognized Excellence) – Mika Tan

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