LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Orona Stevens Productions, headed by acclaimed director Gary Orona and AVN Hall of Fame star Tabitha Stevens, were honored with a total of 20 AVN nominations for work in three of their 2011 titles, produced in conjunction with Zero Tolerance Entertainment.
Official Basic Instinct Parody, Official Psycho Parody and Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody picked up nominations in multiple categories for writing, directing and technical achievements, in addition to acting nods to four performers.
“Wow, this is great!” enthused Orona. “We’re very honored by the accolades for these projects and give much of the credit to my crew and the actors, who gave each project 150 percent, in addition to Zero Tolerance Entertainment, who let us create our vision.”
Stevens added, “We were very specific about every detail from storyline to post-production work and the nominations reaffirm what we always believed: There is a market for high-quality adult entertainment. “
Gary Orona is nominated in the Best Director - Parody category with a nod as Director of the Year for his body of work, as well as recognition for his editing, cinematography and screenplays.
The full list of Orona Stevens Productions 2012 AVN nominations is as follows:
Best Parody, Drama - Official Basic Instinct Parody and Official Psycho Parody
Best Parody, Comedy - Official Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best Screenplay, Parody – Gary Orona for Official Psycho Parody and Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best Art Direction - Gary Orona for Official Psycho Parody and Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best Cinematography: Gary Orona for Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best DVD Extras - Official Psycho Parody
Best Editing – Gary Orona for Official Psycho Parody
Best Makeup – Lori Elle for Official Psycho Parody
Best Packaging – Official Psycho Parody
Best Actor – Ben English for Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody and Ryan McLane for Official Psycho Parody
Best Actress – Kagney Linn Karter for Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best Supporting Actor – Mark Wood for Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Best Supporting Actress – Sarah Vandella for Official Psycho Parody
Best Director, Parody – Gary Orona for Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody
Director of the Year (Body of Work) – Gary Orona
Most Outrageous Sex Scene - Official The Silence of the Lambs Parody; Riley Evans and Mark Wood in “It Takes the Dildo in Its Hooha”
The 29th annual AVN Award Show will be held Saturday, January 21, 2012, at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information visit AVNAwards.com.
Orona Stevens’ latest production with Zero Tolerance Entertainment, Official Scarface Parody, will include Tabitha Stevens’ last starring role on screen. All future appearances will be on her website, TabithaStevens.com, and fans can follow her on Twitter: @MissTabithaStevens.
For more information on Gary Orona, visit GaryOrona.com.
Direct all media inquires for Gary Orona and Tabitha Stevens to Lisa Massaro: firstname.lastname@example.org.