Marc Dorcel

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Video Marc Dorcel
Private
Industry Adult erotic films
Founder Marc Dorcel
Headquarters France
Area served
Worldwide
Products Adult erotic films
Website www.dorcel.com
Marc Dorcel
Occupation Producer, director and founder of Video Marc Dorcel
Years active 1965–present

Marc Dorcel is a French producer of adult erotic films who founded the company Video Marc Dorcel. Besides producing films by himself, he also produces films in partnership with people like Michel Ricaud, Cyril Randuineau, Marc Ange and Michel Barny. Dorcel is known for the long-running Pornochic film series. Dorcel was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2015.

Distribution deals[edit]

The company's films are distributed in the U.S. by Wicked Pictures.[1]

On 1 March 2006, Dorcel launched Dorcel TV, a cable and satellite service broadcasting adult films.[2] Dorcel TV is also available online. Video Marc Dorcel has also expanded to include a range of gay erotic content.

In August 2008, Private Media Group announced it has established an alliance with Video Marc Dorcel to collaborate in the home video market. The collaboration starts with a three-year DVD distribution agreement for France and going forward it is expected that Private and Marc Dorcel will explore additional opportunities in other territories. It is also expected that Private and Marc Dorcel will join forces on distribution platforms including Internet and IPTV/VOD in both France and across the EU.[3]

The studio's content is also available online through archos.com.[4]

Awards[edit]

Video Marc Dorcel has been nominated for AVN Awards on many occasions.[5][6] The following is a selection of some of the major adult erotic awards won by Dorcel personally or by his company:

  • 1995 AVN Award – Best American Release in Europe (The Hot Video Award) for Le Parfum de Mathilde[7]
  • 1995 Hot d'Or Award - Best European Director (Citizen Shane)[8]
  • 1996 Hot d'Or Awards - Best European Director, Best European Film and Best Remake or Adaptation (all for La Princesse et La Pute - The Princess and The Whore)[9]
  • 1998 AVN Award – Best American Release in Europe (The Hot Video Award) for President by Day, Hooker by Night[7]
  • 1998 Hot d'Or d'Honneur for special achievements in the European adult industry[10]
  • 1999 AVN Award – Best American Release in Europe (The Hot Video Award) for Drop Sex: Wipe The Floor[7]
  • 1999 Hot d'Or Award - Best European Movie (L'enjeu du desir)[11]
  • 2001 AVN Award – Best American Release in Europe (The Hot Video Award) for Tell Me What You Want[7]
  • 2001 Venus Award - French National Prize[12]
  • 2001 FICEB Ninfa Award - Lifetime Achievement Award[13]
  • 2002 AVN Award – Best American Release in Europe (The Hot Video Award) for Dark Angels[7]
  • 2008 Eroticline Award - Special Award for Outstanding Achievements[14]
  • 2009 Hot d'Or Award - Best French Film (Ritual - Marc Dorcel/Wicked Pictures)[citation needed]
  • 2011 XBIZ Award – European Studio of the Year[15]
  • 2012 XBIZ Award – European Studio of the Year[16]
  • 2012 XBIZ Award – European Feature Release of the Year (Les Filles de la Campagne)[16]
  • 2013 XBIZ Award – Parody Release of the Year, Drama (Inglorious Bitches)[17]
  • 2013 XBIZ Award – European Studio of the Year[17]
  • 2013 XBIZ Award – European Feature Release of the Year (Inglorious Bitches)[17]
  • 2013 TLA Raw Award - Best International Porn (Inglorious Bitches)[18]
  • 2014 XBIZ Award – European Studio of the Year[19]
  • 2014 XBIZ Award – Specialty Release of the Year[20]
  • 2014 XBIZ Award – European Feature Release of the Year (Claire Castel, The Chambermaid)[20]
  • 2014 AVN Award - Best Foreign Feature (L’Innocente)[21]
  • 2015 XBIZ Award – European Studio of the Year[22]
  • 2015 XBIZ Award – European Feature Release of the Year (Russian Institute: Lesson 19: Holidays at My Parents)[22]
  • 2015 AVN Hall of Fame[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ron Martin (10 January 2004). "Dorcel Signs Priscila Sol to Performance Contract". AVN. Retrieved 20 August 2008. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Le producteur de films X Marc Dorcel lance Dorcel TV" (in French). AFP. 1 March 2006. Retrieved 29 August 2007. 
  3. ^ "Private Media Group Announces Landmark Strategic Alliance With Marc Dorcel". prvt.com. Retrieved 13 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Archos Content Portal Expands: Paramount & Porn: Digital-Lifestyles". digital-lifestyles.info. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "2014 AVN Awards Show – History". Avnawards.com. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ a b c d e "AVN AWARDS PAST WINNERS". AVN. Retrieved 7 March 2009. 
  8. ^ "Marc Dorcel: Awards". IMDB. Retrieved 26 August 2007. 
  9. ^ 5ème cérémonie des Hot d'Or
  10. ^ "Hot d'Or 1998 Winners". Hot d'Or. Archived from the original on 25 August 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007. 
  11. ^ "Hot d'Or 1999 Winners". Hot d'Or. Archived from the original on 24 August 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007. 
  12. ^ "Venus 2002 - Messe-Preview & Awards". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2014-05-02. 
  13. ^ 2001 FICEB Award Nominees & Winners at the Wayback Machine (archived June 9, 2007)
  14. ^ "Complete 2008 eLINE Award Winners from Venus Berlin". Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  15. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, February 2011
  16. ^ a b XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, January 2012
  17. ^ a b c "2013 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Raw Awards 2013". Retrieved 2014-12-04. 
  19. ^ Dan Miller (2014-01-24). "2014 XBIZ Award Winners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  20. ^ a b XBIZ Award Winners 2014, XBIZ, January, 2014
  21. ^ "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2014 AVN Awards". avn.com. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  22. ^ a b XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, January, 2015
  23. ^ "Class of 2015: Meet the AVN Hall of Fame Inductees". AVN.com. Adult Video News. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 

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