.@thejessicadrake Receives Catalyst Award @CatalystCon

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jessica drake Receives Catalyst Award for ‘Inspiring Exceptional Conversations in Sexuality’

Prestigious Acknowledgement Recognizes Years of Successful Contributions at CatalystCon, Including drake’s Highly Attended Panels & Sex Worker Meet Ups!

CHICAGO (April 11, 2016) – Adult performer and Wicked Pictures contract star jessica drake was awarded the prestigious Catalyst Award at this year’s CatalystCon Midwest 2016 for the impactful work she has done as a sex educator. The bi-annual conference, now in its fifth year, gives the award each year to the speaker who “Inspires Exceptional Conversations in Sexuality.” Since CatalystCon’s inception, drake has been a keynote speaker and a panelist on multiple occasions.

“Each conference I give this award to someone who has been a catalyst for change, and jessica drake is that person,” said Dee Dennis, co-founder of CatalystCon. “Her ongoing dedication to changing the conversations we have about sex work, sex education, and sexuality overall has made her a catalyst in our field.”   Continue reading “.@thejessicadrake Receives Catalyst Award @CatalystCon”

.@thejessicadrake to Explore Controversial Topic of Slut Shaming at @CatalystCon

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jessica drake to Explore Controversial Topic of Slut Shaming at CatalystCon Midwest

Acclaimed Sex Educator/Performer to Join Educational Panel on Saturday, April 2 in Chicago! 

CHICAGO (March 31, 2016) – Sex educator and Wicked Pictures contract performer jessica drake will explore the controversial topic of slut shaming at CatalystCon Midwest, on Saturday, April 2 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. She will speak from 3 to 4 p.m. as part of a panel titled, “Slut-Shaming: Taking on Intolerance About Our Open, Unashamed Sexualities,” located in the hotel’s Rosemont Ballroom.

“I’m very excited to join so many activists, sex educators, sex workers, and adult industry members once again for CatalystCon,” drake said. “I bring yet another voice to this much needed discussion on the topic of slut-shaming, or the harmful, judgmental finger-pointing against women. Year after year, this continues to be an important subject, and with each panel we hope to further open the lines of education and communication.”  Continue reading “.@thejessicadrake to Explore Controversial Topic of Slut Shaming at @CatalystCon”

.’@Marriage2point0′ Named Best Polyamory Movie at 2016 @AVNAwards

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‘Marriage 2.0’ Named Best Polyamory Movie at 2016 AVN Awards

Acclaimed Film from LionReach Productions & Adam & Eve Receives 4 Trophies, Including Best Director – Feature!

LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2016) – Marriage 2.0,” produced by LionReach Productions and distributed by Adam & Eve, received four awards at the 2016 AVN Awards, including Best Polyamory Movie and Best Director – Feature for Paul Deeb. The show was held January 23 at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

In addition, the acclaimed film about polyamory, love, and relationships was honored for Best Marketing Campaign – Individual Project and Best Non-Sex Performance for Dr. Christopher Ryan, Ph.D.  Continue reading “.’@Marriage2point0′ Named Best Polyamory Movie at 2016 @AVNAwards”

.’@Marriage2point0′ Merits Are Acknowledged with 4 @XBIZ Awards

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‘Marriage 2.0’ Merits Are Acknowledged with 4 XBIZ Awards

LionReach Productions & Adam & Eve’s Indie Adult Film Receives Best Actress, Best Sex Scene, Best Cinematography, & Marketing Campaign of the Year Awards!

LOS ANGELES (January 21, 2016) – The merits of acclaimed film “Marriage 2.0” were acknowledged last week at the 2016 XBIZ Awards.. Produced by LionReach Productions and distributed by Adam & Eve, “Marriage 2.0” earned four trophies, including Best Actress Feature and Best Sex Scene Feature.

The awards included Best Actress Feature for India Summer, Best Sex Scene Feature for Summer and Ryan Driller. Best Cinematography for cinematographer Alex Ladd, and Marketing Campaign of the Year. The honors were presented at the annual event held on January 15 at the JW Marriott Hotel, L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading “.’@Marriage2point0′ Merits Are Acknowledged with 4 @XBIZ Awards”

.’@Marriage2point0′ Captures Attention of @AVNawards Voters with 11 Nominations

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‘Marriage 2.0’ Captures Attention of AVN Voters with 11 Nominations

LionReach Productions & Adam & Eve’s Indie Adult Film Earns Noms in Top Categories, Including Best Polyamory Movie, Best Director – Feature, & Best Actor & Actress!

LOS ANGELES (November 30, 2015) – Marriage 2.0,” produced by LionReach Productions and distributed by Adam & Eve, has received 11 nominations for the 2016 AVN Awards. The nominations include Best Polyamory Movie, Best Director – Feature, Best Actor and Best Actress – Feature, and Best Screenplay.

“We are honored and excited to see the depth of recognition given ‘Marriage 2.0’ by AVN this year,” said Magnus Sullivan, who wrote and produced the film and was nominated for Best Screenplay. “One of our goals in creating this movie was to show the dire need to shift the public’s perception of adult cinema from the staid and predictably disappointing use of hardcore sex in film that defines our genre toward a vision of adult as a dynamic, creative, moving, and relevant platform that shows the breadth and power of sex as a narrative tool.” Continue reading “.’@Marriage2point0′ Captures Attention of @AVNawards Voters with 11 Nominations”

.@Marriage2point0 Celebrated by Adult Industry with 18 @XBIZ Awards Noms

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‘Marriage 2.0’ Celebrated by Adult Industry with 18 XBIZ Awards Noms

LionReach Productions & Adam & Eve’s Indie Adult Film Sweeps Top Categories with Noms like Feature Movie of the Year, Director of the Year, Best Actor & Actress, & More!

LOS ANGELES (November 19, 2015) – Acclaimed film “Marriage 2.0,” from LionReach Productions and Adam & Eve, is nominated 18 times for the 2016 XBIZ Awards. The nominations include Feature Movie of the Year, Director of the Year – Feature, and Best Actor and Best Actress – Feature.

“We set out to show that the adult industry is capable of producing movies that rival mainstream productions on every level and provide a visceral viewing experience that is unique to adult cinema. We made that movie…. and it’s different from everything before it,” stated nominated screenwriter Magnus Sullivan. “It’s nice to be recognized by the brainy folks at XBIZ.” Continue reading “.@Marriage2point0 Celebrated by Adult Industry with 18 @XBIZ Awards Noms”