Thursday, December 3, 2009
“Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge” Declared the Best Selling Title & the Best Renting Title of 2009!
Digital Playground received a superb forty-eight nominations and two retail awards for the 2010 AVN Awards, evidence of the adult studio’s unparalleled year in sales. Adding to a record 15 AVN awards last year, the blockbuster adult movie “Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge” is the Best Selling Title and the Best Renting Title for the year of 2009. In addition, Digital Playground was honored with a diverse list of nominations, including: Best Adult Website (DigitalPlayground.com), Female Performer of the Year (Jesse Jane®), Best New Starlet (Riley Steele™ and Janie Summers™), Director of the Year (Robby D.), Best Vignette (“Nurses”), and Best Comedy (“Teachers”). Dan Miller, AVN’s executive editor says, “Digital Playground showed this year that the most effective way to combat the recession is to produce high-quality product. The strength of their star-driven titles such as ‘Nurses’ and ‘Teachers’, along with the continued success of ‘Pirates II’, is reflected in the 2010 award nominations.”
For a complete list of Digital Playground’s forty-eight nominations, visit
Courtney Arthur, marketing manager for online retail giant AdultDVDEmpire.com says, “Having Female Performer of the Year nominee Jesse Jane on the cover of a movie pretty much goes hand-in-hand with the movie having longevity on our best-seller list. We are now seeing Best New Starlet nominee Riley Steele come into the role of top talent as well. Our consumers always know they will get beautiful performers and quality from a Digital Playground release, which is why AVN’s award for Best Selling Title to ‘Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge’ is perfectly on par with our sales records for 2009.”
Joone, Digital Playground’s founder and the writer / director of “Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge” says, “The economy has created even more discerning customers, so the two retail awards for ‘Pirates II’ are a deep honor. Digital Playground’s nominations demonstrate the ability for a quality product to always sell. Thank you to AVN and our fans for the support and consideration.”
Robby D., Digital Playground’s versatile director and owner of Handheld Pictures, demonstrates a knack towards appealing to consumers’ tastes. He has been nominated in a variety of directorial and cinematic categories. In addition to Director of the Year, Robby D. is up for Best Director - Feature (Teachers), Best Director - Ethnic Video (Cockasian 4) and Best Videography / Cinematography (Nurses).