Chris Ward (director)

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Chris Ward
Nationality American
Occupation Film director
Known for Co-founded Raging Stallion Studios
Notable work Arabesque, Porn Star Is Born, Grunts
This article is about the director. For other people named Chris Ward, see Chris Ward (disambiguation).

Chris Ward is a gay pornographic film director[1] from the United States.[citation needed] He co-founded Raging Stallion Studios with JD Slater in 1999.[citation needed] Ward sold Raging Stallion to AEBN in 2009 and retired from the Adult Industry.

Ward has directed over 150 films, including such major movies as Arabesque, Porn Star Is Born, Grunts, Sexus, and Manifesto.[1] His work before starting Raging Stallion included directing films for Hot House Entertainment and Falcon Studios.[1] He holds a Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of Florida.[citation needed] In 2008, Raging Stallion purchased High Octane Studios, making Ward's company one of the largest (if not the largest) all male erotic companies in the United States.[citation needed]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2007 GayVN Award inductee - Hall of Fame[2]
  • 2008 Grabby Award winner - Best Director (along with co-director Ben Leon) & Best Picture (Grunts)[citation needed]
  • 2009 GayVN Award winner - Best Director & Best Cinematography (both for To the Last Man - Raging Stallion) both with Ben Leon & Tony Dimarco[3]
  • 2009 XBIZ Award winner - GLBT Director of the Year (tie with T Dimarco & B Leon)[4]
  • 2012 XBIZ Award winner - Gay Director of the Year (The Other Side of Aspen VI - Falcon Studios)[4]

Partial videography[edit]

  • Bedrock
  • Centurion Muscle
  • Centurion Muscle #2
  • Clash of the Zeus Men
  • Construction Zone #1-3
  • Cops Gone Bad
  • Downright Dangerous
  • Escape from San Francisco
  • Gay Dreams
  • Gay Dreams #2
  • Hard at Work
  • Heatstroke Highway
  • Hold Everything
  • Hot Properties
  • Induction
  • Initiation & 2nd Initiation
  • Manifesto
  • Nexus
  • Nob Hill All Stars #1
  • Passport to Paradise
  • Plexus! & Plexus! HC
  • Punishment Chamber
  • Red Star
  • Resort to Anything
  • Sexus
  • Stoked #1-2
  • Team Players
  • Terms of Endowment
  • The Dirty Director
  • Tough as Nails
  • Up the Stakes
  • Your Masters

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "chris ward - internet adult film database". Retrieved 2015-01-21. 
  2. ^ "GayVN Awards Show: Hall of Fame". AVN. 
  3. ^ "Raging Stallion Sweeps the GAYVN Awards: Full list of winners". AVN. 
  4. ^ a b "XBIZ Awards - Winners". Retrieved 21 January 2015. 

External links[edit]

GayVN Awards Hall of Fame