New Sensations/Digital Sin Receive 43 XBIZ Award Nominations

Nov 17, 2014 12:15 PM PST

LOS ANGELES — New Sensations and Digital Sin have received a combined 43 nominations for the 2015 XBIZ Awards. Nominations include Studio of the Year and Progressive Studio of the Year for New Sensations, Director of the Year — Body of Work and Feature Release for both Jacky St. James and Eddie Powell, and Feature Movie of the Year and Screenplay of the Year for "Second Chances," a dramedy penned by St. James for New Sensations’ 2014 XBIZ award-winning “Romance Series.”

The "Erotic Stories" drama "The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee" also earned multiple nominations, including Best Screenplay and Couples-Themed Release of the Year, a category it shares with the "Romance Series" relationship drama "The Laws of Love" and the rom-com "Happy Anniversary" from imprint "Tales from the Heart." "Tales from the Edge," a new line of provocative erotica launched in September, also scored its first nomination for Best Scene — Vignette for the buzz-worthy title "I Love My Hotwife."

Digital Sin officially launched its “Meet…” series this year with the release of “Meet Carter Cruise” and “Meet Dakota Skye,” both nominated for All-Sex Release of the Year. The series, which debuted in 2012 with the star-making showcase “Meet Bonnie Rotten,” is nominated for All-Sex Series of the Year. Paul Woodcrest, director of “Meet Carter Cruise,” is up for Director of the Year — Non-Feature Release.

Digital Sin also received multiple nominations in the vignette categories, scoring a Vignette Release of the Year nomination for Jacky St. James' "Tabu Tales: The Family That Lays Together" and Best Scene — Vignette Release for St. James' "Tabu Tales: Keep It In the Family" and Eddie Powell's "My Brother Has a Big Dick."

“Everyone at New Sensations/Digital Sin is very proud of the creativity and hard work that has gone into producing this year’s scripted features and vignettes and high-end hardcore releases," New Sensations/Digital Sin President Scott Taylor said. "To have our work, vision, and people acknowledged is very rewarding and encouraging, especially as we continue to move forward with a variety of new projects and goals.”

Jacky St. James said, "I am beyond thrilled by the recognition XBIZ has given to New Sensations/Digital Sin this award season. There are so many incredibly talented people behind the scenes at NS/DS that work tirelessly to create the highest quality product possible and these nominations are a testament to that. This is my first Director of the Year — Body of Work nomination from XBIZ and I am truly honored. This has been an incredible year for me as a working adult film director and I couldn't be happier for myself or my fellow nominees."

In addition to her Director of the Year — Body of Work nomination, St. James is up for Director of the Year — Feature Release for "The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee" and for "Second Chances" with co-director Eddie Powell. "Second Chances" marks the duo's first collaboration since helming the BDSM drama "The Submission of Emma Marx."

"We're thrilled to be acknowledged, and thank XBIZ for the honor," Eddie Powell said. "It's always a fun a way to start the new year. We wish everyone good luck and, more importantly, a great night."

The 2015 XBIZ Awards show is set to take place Jan. 15 at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA. For more information, visit xbizawards.com.

New Sensations / Digital Sin's 2015 XBIZ Award nominations are as follows:

Studio of the Year
New Sensations
Progressive Studio of the Year Studio of the Year
New Sensations
Feature Movie of the Year
Second Chances
Director of the Year (Body of Work)
Jacky St. James
Director of the Year (Body of Work)
Eddie Powell
All-Sex Release of the Year
Meet Carter Cruise
All-Sex Release of the Year
Meet Dakota Skye
All-Sex Series of the Year
Meet...
Couples-Themed Release of the Year
The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee
Couples-Themed Release of the Year
Romance Series: The Laws of Love
Couples-Themed Release of the Year
Tales from the Heart: Happy Anniversary
Vignette Release of the Year
Tabu Tales: The Family That Lays Together
Director of the Year (Feature Release)
Eddie Powell & Jacky St. James (Second Chances)
Director of the Year (Feature Release)
Jacky St. James (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Director of the Year (Non-Feature Release)
Paul Woodcrest (Meet Carter)
Screenplay of the Year
Jacky St. James (Second Chances)
Screenplay of the Year
Jacky St. James (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Actress-Feature Movie
Carter Cruise (Second Chances)
Best Actor – Feature Movie
Brendan Miller (Second Chances)
Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release
Maddy O’Reilly (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release
Carter Cruise (Happy Anniversary)
Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release
Romi Rain (Laws of Love)
Best Actor – Couples-Themed Release
Xander Corvus (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Actor – Couples-Themed Release
Ryan McLane (The Laws of Love)
Best Actor – Couples-Themed Release
Michael Vegas, Happy Anniversary
Best Supporting Actress
Jessa Rhodes (Second Chances)
Best Supporting Actress
India Summer (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Supporting Actor
Chad White (Second Chances)
Best Non-Sex Performance
Jacky St. James (Second Chances)
Best Scene- Feature Movie
Carter Cruise/Chad White (Second Chances)
Best Scene Non-Feature Release
Kelly Shibari/ Ramon Nomar (Big Girls Are Sexy 4)
Best Scene-Vignette Release
Ava Dalush/James Deen (I Love My Hotwife)
Best Scene – Vignette Release
Vanilla DeVille/Brad Tyler (The Family That Lays Together)
Best Scene – Vignette Release
Dillion Harper/Danny Mountain (Young Girls Seductions 2)
Best Scene – Vignette Release
Aidra Fox/Xander Corvus (My Brother Has a Big Dick)
Best Scene – Vignette Release
Karmen Karma/Van Wylde (Keep It in the Family)
Best Scene – Couples-Themed Release
Maddy O'Reilly/Xander Corvus (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Scene – Couples-Themed Release
Romi Rain/Ryan McClane (Laws of Love)
Best Scene – Couples-Themed Release
Siri/Richie Calhoun (Rekindling the Flame)
Best Cinematography
Eddie Powell (Second Chances)
Best Editing
Gabrielle Anex (Second Chances)
Best Editing
Gabrielle Anex/ Eddie Powell (The Sexual Liberation of Anna Lee)
Best Music
Second Chances

To view trailers for any of the nominated films for New Sensations, visit newsensations.com.

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