Featured ProNet Bios
A film school-trained director who excels at Hollywood-style action movies with topnotch special effects, Andrews started his career as an adult director in 1999. Andrews is best known for his AVN Award winning works Dark Angels and Dark Angels 2: Blood Line, distributed by New Sensations under the Digital Sin label. Both titles benefited from elaborate special effects and action scenes, including explosions and car crashes.
Andrews currently has several projects in pre-production. He is focusing only on big budget features at this time.
Bauer brings a down-and-dirty edge to all of his productions. He is proficient in delivering highly energy Euro style hardcore from both behind, and in front of, the camera. While working on wall-to-wall hardcore titles for his own company, Supercore Productions, Bauer has also directed quality smut for studios such as Euro giant SCALA, Ninn Worx, Mach 2 Entertainment, Hustler and Adam & Eve.
Interestingly, the Europeans have been more effusive with their awards for Bauer than the critics in the US have been. Bauer has said that his name is likely why he won the Europeens Du X, Bruxelles, award of “Best German Director” in 2005. Not bad for a native of the Great State of Texas.
One of the very few directors in adult that has come from mainstream and excelled in both ends of the entertainment industry, Castle has been consistently active on both sides of the camera since he started out as a special effects makeup artist in mainstream film, as well as adult male talent, while living in New York in the 1980s.
His breakthrough achievement in adult came from winning 8 nominations in the 2007 AVN Awards for the darkly erotic film The New Neighbors which was written, produced and directed by Castle, for fledgling studio SLLAB. The New Neighbors went on to win the NightMoves Award for “Editor’s Choice: Best Feature Production” in 2007.
Castle and his wife, Linda Roberts, are prolific performers, directors and producers for distribution houses that focus on porn with a sense of reality. Through their company, Marquis Productions, they have created many scenes for Homegrown Video.
James DiGiorgio (aka “JimmyD”) started in adult in 1996, and quickly made his reputation as a stellar glamor photographer. Since then, he’s taken roles in just about every position behind and in front of the camera. While Jimmy still loves his stills gigs the best, his 100+ director’s catalog of titles for a long list of adult studios — from 4-Play to Sin City — are testimony to his “adult pedigree.”
Among his many credits in this industry, DiGiorgio has been profiled by People and regularly featured in porn publications as the epitome of real life industry legends. AVN posted in a wrap-up of the most respected non-feature directors in adult, “Not only is DiGiorgio the ultimate workingman’s pornographer, he is also one who thinks and sees like a true Porn Valley native, churning out quality product at an astounding pace.”
Often credited as the man single-handedly responsible for the way adult films look today, Michael Ninn has long been looked upon as a porn trend-setter.
Whether he is shooting “all-sex” music-video-style titles or big-budget features with intricate story lines and advanced computer-generated imagery, Ninn is usually one of the first names critics and reviewers list on their nominations forms. His awards are too numerous to list here, but as of 2010 he has won over 118 awards for his work as a director since he started his adult career in 1992.
Ninn is interested only in those seeking production investment vehicles at this time. He is busy re-launching his own production company.
Often behind the camera for productions directed by legendary adult directors from Michael Ninn to Paul Thomas, Wood is a consummate professional who creates beautiful video imagery. He is also an accomplished director in his own right, with 25 titles to his credit.
Wood is one of the few adult Directors of Photography who is highly experienced with actual film, HD video and with 3D video in both anaglyph and polarized formats.
A long time “shooter” in both mainstream and adult, King is a very valuable member of any production team. Not only are his stills beautiful and perfectly suited for maximizing the value of any company’s content in both print and video applications, but he has an artist’s eye for composition and design.
His photos have appeared in Fox, XCitement, Genesis and many other adult publications, and graced the box covers of Ninn Worx, Tom Byron, Red Light District, Loaded Digital, Hustler, Penthouse and many more. He is currently working as a Showtime photographer and starting his own membership site, along with his regular adult production work.
King is also an experienced videographer, Director and Production Manager. While he works freelance on his own, he is also part of a production team that also includes cinematographer Barry Wood and Nicki Hunter, who handles makeup and wardrobe.
Tristano & Company
If it goes “bang”, “boom” or “sizzle”, Tristano & Company has it! Company owner, Mike Tristano (aka “The Gun Guy”), is the only “true” non-union supplier of movie weaponry and armorer services, historical and military props, special makeup FX and weapons-related effects. Tristano believes that independent and low-budget filmmakers, both mainstream and adult, should have access to the same quality of weapons and special makeup effects for their films as the major studios.
Whether you are producing a period adult feature involving antique arms, fiery explosions and sword play, like Digital Playground’s Pirates, or you need your contract starlet to look just like Marge Simpson for a hardcore parody, Tristano & Company is an excellent choice for your special effects and props.
Malone is a prolific and sought-after editor for adult video. Having worked with everyone from Bluebird Films, to Girlfriends Films, to Paul Thomas Productions, this award-winning editor takes pride in being able to turn out spectacular finished product for any budget.
Malone was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2011, and is making a transition to directing, as well as continuing her work as a go-to editor in the industry.
Pepper Law Group
Pepper Law Group, LLC, located in Somerville, New Jersey, provides strategic advice and sophisticated legal services to businesses in the areas of adult entertainment, technology law, intellectual property, Internet and technology law, business formation and governance, and privacy and security law.
Daniel A. Pepper, Esq. is the managing member of Pepper Law Group, LLC, and has been practicing law since 1994. His practice areas include First Amendment rights, obscenity law, Internet Law, software and technology licensing, electronic commerce, and intellectual property protection. Mr. Pepper regularly advises his clients on cross-border technology transfers, compliance with 18 U.S.C §2257, affiliate, distribution, and marketing, technology deployment, e-commerce and Internet strategies, including compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and data security and privacy management.
Mr. Pepper also advises clients in the entertainment and media fields, handling licensing and merchandising, film production, finance and distribution, television development, production and distribution, music publishing and administration, and exploiting electronic and emerging media.