Zero Tolerance Cleans Up in Awards Nominations!

28 Nominations for 2016 AVN & XBIZ Awards

VENICE, CA – Zero Tolerance and their sister companies 3rd Degree and Evolved Novelties are proud to announce they have received a slew of nominations for the upcoming 2016 AVN and XBIZ Awards which honor the very best in adult entertainment.

Shades of Scarlet 2: Higher Power, the big budget feature from award-winning director Mike Quasar, earned him both a Best Director nomination as well as Best BDSM from both publications. Quasar couldn’t be prouder to see his hard work recognized.

“This is my one pet project that I really obsessed over and I’m ecstatic with the results,” explains Quasar. “Everyone brought their best to the set and it shows and I thank them all very much.

“We’re honored to have scored so many nominations,” he continued. “It is gratifying to be recognized for all of the hard work we do at Zero Tolerance and its sister companies all year. In a world where free porn is no longer the exception, we’re still here and still going strong.”
The following nominations are for the 2016 AVN Awards:
Zero Tolerance
Best Actress: Daisy Haze, Bad Romance, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best All-Girl Series: Kittens & Cougars, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best BDSM Movie: Shades of Scarlet 2: Higher Power, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Comedy: The Creepy Landlord, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Comedy: Sex, Lies & Blow Up Dolls, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Director – Feature: Shades of Scarlet 2: Higher Power, Zero Tolerance Entertainment; Mike Quasar
Best Drama: Bad Romance, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Group Sex Scene: Mick Blue Is One Lucky Bastard, Zero Tolerance Entertainment; Anikka Albrite, Skin Diamond, Carter Cruise, Dahlia Sky, Adriana Chechik & Mick Blue
Best Group Sex Scene: Prince the Punisher, Zero Tolerance Entertainment; Veruca James, Valentina Nappi, Riley Reid, Summer Brielle, Richelle Ryan & Prince Yahshua
Best Interracial Movie: White Is the New Black 2, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best MILF Movie: Cougar Sandwich, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Older Woman/Younger Girl Movie: Kittens and Cougars 8, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Orgy/Gangbang Movie: Mick Blue Is One Lucky Bastard, Zero Tolerance Entertainment
Best Orgy/Gangbang Movie: Muthas & Brothas Orgy, Zero Tolerance Entertainment

Third Degree
Best All-Girl Movie: Girlfriends 8, Third Degree Films
Best Anthology Movie: Intimate Obsessions, Third Degree Films
Best Continuing Series: Teens in Tight Jeans, Third Degree Films
Best Ethnic Movie: Pho-King, Third Degree Films
Best Ingenue Movie: School Girls Love Monster Cocks, Third Degree Films
Best Orgy/Gangbang Movie: Strip Poker Orgy, Third Degree Films
Best T/A Movie: She’s a Handful 5, Third Degree Films
Clever Title of the Year: Gingeracial, Third Degree Films
Clever Title of the Year: Hair Supply, Third Degree Films

Evolved Novelties
Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer – Large

The following are the nominations for the 2016 XBIZ Awards:
Zero Tolerance
BDSM Release of the Year, Shades of Scarlet 2 (Zero Tolerance)
Male Sex Toy/Line of the Year, Perfect Stroke, Zero Tolerance
Best Scene – Gonzo Release, Riley Reid, Richelle Ryan, Summer Brielle, Valentina Nappi, Veruca James & Prince Yahshua, Prince the Punisher (Zero Tolerance)

Evolved Novelties
Couples Sex Toy of the Year

The 2016 AVN Awards Show will be held Saturday, January 23, 2016 at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Tickets to the red carpet gala are available for fans to purchase at For more information about the 2016 AVN Awards, visit

Adult film superstar Stoya will host the 14th annual XBIZ Awards, presented by LiveJasmin, January 15 at the spectacular J.W. Marriott located at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. For more information on the XBIZ awards please visit

Shades of Scarlet 2 is available now from Zero Tolerance. To view the trailer and pick up a pre-order copy please visit

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