Project Description


An entertaining, adeptly crafted documentary that treats it’s provocative subject with refreshing respect.

Renowned celebrity photographer Michael Grecco turns director and captures one of the few remaining concealed idiosyncrasies of pop culture, the multi-billion dollar porn industry. This documentary, based on Grecco’s coffee table book, Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look At An X-Rated Industry, exposes the personalities in the world of adult entertainment and the advancing acceptance of pornography as it expresses itself in mainstream culture. It’s a world like no other. Starring: Sunny Lane, Joanna Angel, Jesse Jane, Ron Jeremy, Larry Flynt, Jenna Jameson.

Michael Grecco  presents a humorous, sometimes introspective, always unexpected behind-the-scenes look at the  Oscars of the Porn Industry.  See your favorite adult stars and meet some new ones in this unprecedented examination of the Adult film industry awards.

  • Short Synyposis:Noted Celebrity Photographer, Michael Grecco, sets out to capture the essence of the AVN Awards and Convention where the best in American Pornography is displayed, celebrated and honored.
  • MPAA: Rated R
  • Duration: 1hr 21mins
  • Released: April 30, 2009
  • TV System: NTSC
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
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  • Available Territories: Worldwide
  • Director: Michael Grecco
  • Writer(s): Charles Holland
  • Producer(s): Jeremy Troy (Assoc Producer), Michael Grecco (Exec Producer), Charles Holland (Producer)
  • Production Co.: Lantern Lane
  • Cast: Michael Grecco: Himself – Narrator, Tera Patrick: Herself – Owner, Teravision, Evan Seinfeld: Himself – Owner, Teravision, Simon Karmarka: Himself – Please Her Shoes, David Lee: Himself – Creator, Tender Lover, Heather Veitch: Herself – Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC’s Girls), Tanya Huerter: Herself – Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC’s Girls), Lori Albee: Herself – Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC’s Girls), Rick Plank: Himself – Phallix Glass, Jesse Jane: Herself – 2006 AVN Awards Host, Paul Fishbein: Himself – President of AVN, Sunny Lane: Herself – Best New Starlet Nominee, Joanna Angel: Herself – Best New Starlet Nominee, Nautica Thorn: Herself – Best Crossover Nominee, Matt McMullen: Himself- The Real Doll, Diamond Back Annie: Herself – Employee, JT’s Stockroom (as Diamondback Annie), Lucky Lana: Herself – Employee, JT’s Stockroom, Grand Maitre de Valmont: Himself – La Mansion de Valmont, Bing: Himself – Producer & Cameraman (as ‘Bing XXX’), Rob Rotten: Himself – Performer & Producer, Phyllisha Anne: Herself – Performer, Satisfaction: Herself – Performer, Luc Wylder: Himself – Director (as Luc Wilder), Alexandra Silk: Herself – Performer, Janine Lindemulder: Herself – Best Actress Nominee, Julia Ann: Herself – Performer, Ross Winner: Himself – Owner, Love Stuff Adult Stores, Peter North: Himself – Performer & Producer, Suzuki: Himself – Performer, Randy West: Himself – Performer & Producer, Steve Hirsch: Himself – President, Vivid Video, Mike Hodges: Himself – Sunny Lane’s Father, Shelby Hodges: Herself – Sunny Lane’s Mother, Brittney Skye: Herself – Performer, Greg Fitzsimmons: Himself – 2006 AVN Awards Host, Sandee Westgate: Herself – Award Presenter, Evan Stone: Himself – Performer, Stormy Daniels: Herself – Best Supporting Actress Winner, Ron Jeremy: Himself – Award Presenter, Mary Carey: Herself – Award Presenter, Paul Thomas: Himself – Director, Jenna Jameson: Herself – Performer, Larry Flynt: Himself – Publisher, Hustler, Cytherea: Herself – Award Presenter, McKenzie Lee: Herself – Best New Starlet Winner
  • Crew: Charles Holland … production legal Robert J. Reicher … custodian of records / production legal Thanks Paul Fishbein … very special thanks Bryan Postlethwait … very special thanks
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