VIVID-ED’S TRISTAN TAORMINO NAMED “SMUTTY SCHOOLTEACHER OF THE YEAR” AT THE 3ND ANNUAL FEMINIST PORN AWARDS
LOS ANGELES – (April 8, 2008) – Highly acclaimed Vivid-Ed director Tristan Taormino won top honors at the 3nd Annual Feminist Porn Awards, which took place in Toronto last Friday, April 4. Nicknamed “The Emmas” in honor of feminist godmother Emma Goldman, the Feminist Porn Awards celebrates erotic directors who have revolutionized porn.
Taormino, best known for creating a ‘new style of Gonzo,’ was a winner for her work with Vivid Entertainment, the world’s leading adult film studio. Out of the twelve awards presented at the ceremony, Taormino received “Smutty Schoolteacher of the Year (Educational Title)” for her two-part “Expert Guide to Oral Sex” (Part 1: Cunnilingus and Part 2: Fellatio).
Written, directed and produced by Taormino, her “Expert Guide” series from the Vivid-Ed imprint offers very explicit advice and techniques to improve sexual pleasure. In her “Expert Guide to Oral Sex” movies, she presents detailed workshops on cunnilingus and fellatio. Each movie showcases a stellar cast, which includes redheaded siren Justine Joli in Part 1: Cunnilingus and Roxy DeVille and Christian in Part 2: Fellatio. Students learn the proper technique for oral sex and then reveal their amazing talents.
Taormino also received accolades at the “Feminist Porn Awards” in 2007 for her debut title with Vivid, “Chemistry,” which was recognized for “Hottest Gonzo Sex Scene” and “Hottest Diverse Cast.”
Taormino is the author of three best selling books on sex and 14 anthologies. She conducts popular sex workshops across the country in addition to writing a syndicated column for The Village Voice. Her latest endeavor, Vivid-Ed, represents sex education for a new generation. For additional information visit www.vivid-ed.com.