BIRMINGHAM, U.K. — Harmony Films' Young Harlots: Riding School and Wicked Pictures' Supernatural took top honors at the 2008 ETO Awards, held last weekend at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
Sponsored by British adult trade magazine Erotic Trade Only (ETO) as part of its annual B2B expo, the ETO Awards recognize excellence in the British adult video, novelty, online and retail markets. Winners are decided by reader votes.
The Gazzman-directed Harlots took home the award for Best British R18 DVD ("R18" being the British equivalent of an NC-17 rating in the U.S.), and Supernatural, helmed by Michael Raven, won Best Overseas R18 DVD.
The complete list of winners is as follows:
BEST BRITISH R18 DVD: Young Harlots: Riding School (Harmony Films)
BEST OVERSEAS R18 DVD: Supernatural (Wicked Pictures)
BEST ADULT PRODUCT: RO80mm Ammunition for Love Bullet [Rocks-Off]
BEST CONSUMABLE: ID Glide
BEST BRITISH FILM BRAND: Anna Span
BEST OVERSEAS FILM BRAND: Private
(Also nominated: Combat Zone, Daring, JapanAnime, Wicked Pictures)
BEST SEX TOY BRAND: ToyJoy
BEST EROTIC CLOTHING BRAND: Dreamgirl
BEST TRADE MARKETING: ID Lubricants
BEST R18 DVD DISTRIBUTOR: Darker Enterprises
BEST ONLINE RETAILER: LoveHoney.co.uk
BEST RETAILER: Nice ‘n' Naughty
BEST BRITISH PERFORMER: Cathy Barry
(Also nominated: Natalie Heck, Poppy Morgan, Wendy Taylor, Omar Williams)
SERVICES TO THE INDUSTRY: Ben Dover
For more information, visit www.etoshow.com.