CYBERSPACE — New Sensations/Digital Sin has received 36 combined nominations for the 2018 XBIZ Awards, including Studio of the Year and Feature Movie of the Year for "The Submission of Emma Marx: Evolved.”
"The Submission of Emma Marx: Evolved" leads the studio's nominations with 13, including Screenplay and directing honors for St. James and Best Cinematography for Eddie Powell and Paul Woodcrest — both also nominated this year in director categories for Non-Feature and Body-of-Work.
Penny Pax's portrayal of Emma Marx put her in the running for Best Actress, while Van Wylde and Riley Reid, an XBIZ two-time Best Supporting Actress winner for her role as Emma's sister Nadia, earned nominations for best supporting actor/actress.
Violet Starr, who makes her feature film debut in "The Submission of Emma Marx: Evolved," scored a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her breakout performance as Emma's bold and bratty submissive, Mariah. The cast was further acknowledged with nominations for their respective sex scenes.
New Sensations also picked nominations for Vignette Release of the Year for its hotwifing movies "Young Married and Available" and "Stags & Vixens" — nominated for its sex scene with Angela White and Steve Holmes.
Digital Sin collected nominations in the categories of All-Girl, All-Sex and Taboo, including noms for "Girls That Like Girls" for All-Girl Release of the Year, "The XXX Rubdown 2" for All-Sex Release of the Year and "I Love My Mother's Big Tits 5" and "I Want My Sister 3" for Taboo Release of the Year.
"We’re grateful for the support and recognition XBIZ shows us every year," said Scott Taylor, New Sensations/Digital Sin president. "It's rewarding to look back on what we’ve accomplished and to know it had an artistic impact. We’re very happy and encouraged by these nominations."