1997 AVN Award Winners

Best Film
Bobby Sox,
Vivid Film

Best Shot-on-Video Feature
VCA Platinum Plus

Female Performer of the Year

Male Performer of the Year
T.T. Boy

Gay Video Performer of the Year
Kurt Young

Best New Starlet

Best Newcomer-Gay Video
Kurt Young

Best Sex Comedy
The Show,
Vivid Film

Best All-Sex Video
Fresh Meat 3,
John Leslie
Productions/Evil Angel

Best All-Sex Film
Studio A Entertainment

Best Gonzo Tape
Buttman's Bend Over Babes 4,
Evil Angel Productions

Best Gonzo Series
Butt Row,
All Blew Shirts/Evil Angel

Best Gay Video
Flesh and Blood,
All Worlds Video

Best Director-Film
Paul Thomas, Bobby Sox, Vivid Film

Best Director-Video
Michael Ninn, Shock, VCA Platinum Plus

Best Director-Gay Video
Jerry Douglas, Flesh and Blood, All Worlds Video

Best Director-Bisexual Video
Gino Colbert, Switchhitters VIII, Intropics Video/Metro

Best Actress-Film
Melissa Hill, Penetrator 2: Grudge Day, Pleasure Productions

Best Actor-Film
Jamie Gillis, Bobby Sox, Vivid Film

Best Actor-Video
Jon Dough, Shock, VCA Platinum Plus

Best Actress-Video
Jeanna Fine, My Surrender, Femme Productions

Best Supporting Actor-Film
Tony Tedeschi, The Show, Vivid Film

Best Supporting Actress-Film
Shanna McCullough, Bobby Sox, Vivid Film

Best Supporting Actress-Video
Juli Ashton, Head Trip, VCA Platinum Plus

Best Supporting Actor-Video
Tony Tedeschi, Silver Screen Confidential, Wicked Pictures

Best Performer-Gay Video
Kurt Young, Flesh and Blood, All Worlds Video

Best Supporting Performer-Gay Video
Dino Phillips, Happily Ever After, All Worlds Video

Best Continuing Video Series
The Voyeur,
John Leslie Productions/Evil Angel

Best Group Sex Scene-Film
The Show,
Christy Canyon, Tony Tedeschi, Vince Vouyer and Steven St. Croix, Vivid Film

Best Group Sex Scene-Video
A Tie: American Tushy!, Squirting Anal Orgy, Hakan, Missy, Taren and Alex Sanders, Seymore Butts/Ultimate Video; and Buttman's Bend Over Babes 4, Ruby, Christi Lake, Rocco Siffredi and John Stagliano, Evil Angel Productions

Best Couples Sex Scene-Film
Jenna Loves Rocco,
Jenna Jameson and Rocco Siffredi, Wave Film

Best Couples Sex Scene-Video
Jenna Jameson and Vince Vouyer, Wicked Pictures

Best Sex Scene-Gay Video
Huge Video/Video 10, Derek Cameron and Kurt Young

Best Anal Sex Scene-Film
Gregory Dark's Sex Freaks,
Lovette and the Six Skeletons, Dark Works/Evil Angel

Best Anal Sex Scene-Video
Buttman's Bend Over Babes 4,
Rocco Siffredi, Laura Turner and Danielle Louise Kelson, Evil Angel Productions

Most Outrageous Sex Scene
Shayla LaVeaux, T.T. Boy and Vince Vouyer (Gargoyle Scene), VCA Platinum Plus

Best Tease Performance
Janine Lindemulder, Extreme Close-Up, Vivid Film

Best Gangbang Tape
Gangbang Girl 17,
Anabolic Video

Best All-Girl Feature
The Violation of Missy,
J.M. Productions

Best All-Girl Sex Scene-Film
Dreams of Desire,
Jill Kelly and Melissa Hill, Ona Zee Productions

Best All-Girl Sex Scene-Video
Buttslammers the 13th,
Caressa Savage, Missy and Misty Rain, Bruce Seven Productions

Best Anal Tape
American Tushy!,
Seymore Butts/Ultimate Video

Best Ethnic-Themed Video
Inner City Black Leader Search 6,

Best Foreign Release
The Pyramid 1-3,
Private USA

Best European Release (The Hot Video Award)
International Film Group/Gold Pictures (Italy)

Best Foreign Featurette Tape
Prague By Night,
Rocco Siffredi Productions/Evil Angel

Best Featurette Tape
Sodomania 16,
Elegant Angel Productions

Best Overall Marketing Campaign for Company Image
Vivid Girl Campaign, Vivid Video

Best Overall Marketing Campaign for an Individual Title or Series
Wicked Pictures

Best Pro-Am Tape
Up and Cummers 33,
4-Play Video

Best Pro-Am Series
Cumm Brothers,
Odyssey Group Video

Best Amateur Tape
Southern Belles 4,
Xplor Media Group

Best Amateur Series
Filthy First Timers,
Elegant Angel Productions

Best Specialty Tape-Bondage
Kym Wilde's on the Edge 33,
RedBoard Video

Best Specialty Tape-Big Bust
The Duke of Knockers 2,
Big Top Video

Best Specialty Tape-Spanking
Hot Young Asses,
RedBoard Video

Best Specialty Tape-Other Genre
High Heeled and Horny 4,
LBO Entertainment Group

Best Gay Specialty Release
Orgy Boys 1 &2,
Karen Dior/Pleasure Productions

Best Interactive CD-ROM (Game)
2069: Oriental Sex Odyssey,
A6, Inc.

Best Interactive CD-ROM (Non Game)
Digital Playground

Best Original CD-ROM Concept
New Machine Publishing

Best CD-ROM Graphics/Art Direction
VCA Interactive

Best CD-ROM Photo Disk
Eric Kroll: Fetish,
Edge Interactive

Best Compilation Tape
Sodomania: Smokin' Sextions,
Elegant Angel Video

Best Explicit Series
Amazing Hard,
Amazing Pictures/Metro

Best Non-Sex Performance, Film or Video
Scotty Schwartz, Silver Screen Confidential, Wicked Pictures
Best Non-Sexual Role-Bi, Gay or Trans Video
Jeanna Fine, Flesh and Blood, All Worlds Video

Best Alternative Adult Feature Film
Panther Productions

Best Alternative Adult Video
Buttman at Nudes 'a Poppin 3,
Evil Angel Productions

Best Alternative Adult Film Featurette or Specialty Tape
The Best of Anna Nicole Smith,
Playboy Home Video

Best Gay Alternative Video Release
Falcon Studios

Best Bisexual Video
Switchhitters VIII,
Intropics Video/Metro

Best Trans Video
Red Riding She-Male,
Karen Dior/Pleasure Productions

Best Gay Solo Video
Brad Posey's Hot Sessions 3,
Club 1821

Best Advertisement
Changing the Face of Adult,
Vivid, July

Best Packaging-Film
Chasey Saves the World,
Vivid Film

Best Packaging-Video
Tight Ends Productions

Best Packaging-Specialty
Wheel of Obsession,
Twist Productions

Best Packaging-Gay Video
Idol in the Sky,
Men of Odyssey

Best Box Cover Concept
Russian Model Magazine,
In-X-Cess Productions

Best Boxcover Concept-Gay Video
Night Walk,
HIS Video Gold

Best Trailer
Wicked Pictures

Best Special Effects
VCA Platinum Plus

Best Art Direction-Film
Studio A Entertainment

Best Art Direction-Video
VCA Platinum Plus

Best Screenplay-Film
Bobby Sox,
Vivid Film, Raven Touchstone
Best Screenplay-Video
Silver Screen Confidential,
Wicked Pictures, Jace Rocker

Best Screenplay-Gay Video
Flesh and Blood,
All Worlds Video, Jerry Douglas

Best Cinematography
Studio A Entertainment, Andrew Blake

Best Videography
VCA Platinum Plus, Barry Harley

Best Videography-Gay Video
Desert Train,
Titan Media, Bruce Cam

Best Editing-Film
Bobby Sox,
Vivid Film, Barry Rose

Best Editing-Video
VCA Platinum Plus, Michael Ninn

Best Editing-Gay Video
Night Walk,
HIS Video Gold, Michael Ninn

Best Music
VCA Platinum Plus, Dino and Earl Ninn

Best Music-Gay Video
Idol in the Sky,
Men of Odyssey, Sharon Kane

Best Selling Tape of the Year
A Tie: Shock, VCA Platinum Plus; and The World's Biggest Gangbang Tape 2, Amazing Pictures/Metro

Best Renting Tape of the Year
VCA Platinum Plus

The 1997 AVN Hall of Fame Inductees
Bunny Bleu, R. Bolla, Michael Carpenter, Desiree Cousteau, Duck Dumont, Jeanna Fine, Gail Force, Ken Gibb (posthumously); Victoria Paris, Jeannie Pepper, John Stagliano, Joey Stefano (posthumously); John Travis; Dick Witte

Special Achievement Awards
Presented to Mark Stone and Gary Miller on their 10th Anniversary producing the AVN Awards Show; and to Berth Milton and Robert Tremont, Private USA on their success with Private Video

AVN Breakthrough Award
Presented to Steve Perry for "Ben Dover" Series, H.K. Video/VCA Platinum Plus

©1997 AVN Publications