Barrett Blade to Enter the AVN Hall of Fame

Director of the Year Nominee Featured in Daily Beast Year End Wrap Up

VENICE, CA – In 2013 award winning performer turned director Barrett Blade shot a series of high profile movies including Harvest Moon and Bikini Bandits for Wicked Pictures, Pony Tales for Reign Productions & Girlfriends Films, and Just In Beaver Fever for Devil’s Film. His attention to detail and hard work won him a slew of rave reviews, earning the respect of some of the industries toughest critics. By awards season the up and coming director had been rewarded with 5 nominations for the AVN Awards, including the highly coveted Director of the Year award. As of this week he can add one more honor to that impressive list of credits; Hall of Fame.

“I’m really honored, both by the nominations and the admission to the Hall of Fame,” Barrett said. “It’s pretty amazing and it hasn’t really sunk in. I love this business and have worked hard to leave my mark on it. It’s an amazing feeling to have that validated in such a massive way. I’m truly touched.”

Barrett was also recently featured in the Daily Beast online, under retired porn performer Aurora Snow’s column, where he talked about his wildest moment in adult of last year as well as his hopes for the industry this year. Founded by Tina Brown, former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, the site boasts upwards of 15 million unique visitors per month – ensuring that Blade’s observations will reach a wide audience. Fans can read all about it by visiting

Barrett will be presenting at the AVN Awards as well as receiving this year. The festivities are set for January 18th 2014 at the Hard Rock Hotel in fabulous Las Vegas Nevada. For more on the show please visit