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Monday, January 23, 2023



Ricky Greenwood Takes Home Biggest Prize of Evening at 2023 AVN Awards

(Hollywood, CA) Multi-award-winning French Canadian adult director and writer Ricky Greenwood took home the biggest award of the night, Grand Reel, at the 2023 AVN Awards for his tour de force feature for Adult Time, Grinders. He and his cast and crews also took home another eight trophies for their stellar work over the year.

After walking the star-studded red carpet, Ricky Greenwood took his seat at the AVN Awards and was ready for anything since he and his casts and crews were up for a whopping 52 awards. It was an incredible night when it was announced that he won Grand Reel for his Adult Time feature Grinders. The entire cast, including Lucky Fate, Charlotte Sins, Maya Woulfe, Tommy Pistol, Lilly Bell, Robby, Echo, Nathan Bronson, Vicki Chase, and Vanna Bardot writer Shawn Alff, joined him on stage to accept and posed for photos in the Winners Circle. The film also earned a Best Soundtrack win and Tommy Pistol scored Best Supporting Actor.

Ricky’s film “The Bargain” also won multiple awards, including Most Outrageous Sex Scene and Best Featurette, and Tommy Pistol took home the Best Actor – Featurette award.

MissaX’s “One Last Kiss” for MissaX also won awards for Best Screenplay – Featurette for Ricky and Best Hair and Makeup for Alexxx Moon. And Missa X’s “Mommy's Boys” took home the award for Best MILF Movie or Limited Series.

“I was extremely honored to win the Grand Reel—it’s a huge accomplishment, and I was glad the entire cast was there to accept the award with me. I was also hoping to win the Most Outrageous Sex Scene and was glad to have won that as well. Thank you, AVN, for all the recognition,” says Ricky Greenwood.

A complete list of the night’s winners can be found at

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In 2017, French Canadian adult director and writer Ricky Greenwood started in the industry with a push from Mile High Media Vice President John Blitt, who has always been a genius when it comes to spotting true talent. Ricky came from a mainstream background working in television, reality TV, documentaries, feature films, and shorts—all this prepared him to take over the adult industry in the last four years.

The multi-award-winning director and writer is known for his story-driven feature films, like Confessions of a Sinful Nun 2: The Rise of Sister Mona, Terror Camp, Talk Derby to Me, Grinders, and Killer on the Loose. Over the past three years, he’s become known as a multi-faceted director that works in the straight, gay, trans, and lesbian realms, and has worked with top-shelf studios like Sweetheart Video, TransSensual, Icon Male, Marc Dorcel, Adult Time, AllHerLuv, and MissaX. Ricky has won multiple XBIZ Awards for All-Girl Movie of the Year, Best Editing, and Director of the Year- Trans three times, Director of the Year and Grand Reel from the AVN Awards and Best Lesbian Movie or Limited Series, Best Girl/Girl Release from the Urban X Awards, Best Ruining Xmas for Adult Time’s The Bargain from the Bazowie Awards, and Best All-Girl Release Editor’s Choice and Best Feature Production Fans’ Choice from the NightMoves Awards, and “The Bargain” snagged him Best AltPorn Feature Video from the AltPorn Awards and Best Ruining Christmas from the Bazowie! Awards. He’s also received over 300 award nominations for his directing, scenes, art direction, screenplays, cinematography, and editing in all the genres he works in from AVN, XBIZ, TEAs, Fleshbot, NightMoves, XCritic, Urban X, XRCOs, and Inked Awards. In 2021, Ricky was interviewed by Hustler in a piece that captures the iconic director in his element, and again in 2022 in a piece that mixes horror and adult content.

Ricky is one of the hardest-working men in adult and loves to give his audiences a glimpse into the projects he’s working on from start to finish in photos on his Twitter @RickyGreenwoodX and Instagram @x_ricky_greenwood_x. You might also see more than a few adult performers you know in his timelines and posts.


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