Combat Zone (studio)

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Combat Zone
FoundedJanuary 2006; 13 years ago (2006-01)
FounderDion Giarrusso
21700 Nordhoff St, Chatsworth, California
ProductsPornographic films
OwnerDion Giarrusso
Footnotes / references

Combat Zone is a pornographic film production company headquartered in Chatsworth, California.

Company history[edit]

Combat Zone was founded in January 2006 by the industry veteran director and producer Dion Giarrusso.[2] The company specializes in gonzo pornography featuring actresses that are new to the industry.[1] It has however also worked with established performers.[3] By 2008 it was producing four new titles a month.

In January 2008, Combat Zone partnered with Third World Media and hired veteran industry sales manager John Florian.[4] Florian began in the adult video sales market working for Sin City Films, Homegrown Video and Private.[5]

Rebekah Nazarian[6] and Dion Giarrusso of Combat Zone are featured on MTV's True Life "I'm In The Sex Industry" first air date 2/27/2008 and still re-running. The episode is currently available for online viewing at[7]

Directors who have worked for the company include: Melissa Lauren, Joachim Kessef, Mike Metropolis, Zak Wylde, Robbie Fischer,[8] G-Man, Mark Wood, Ed Hunter, and Juan Cuba.[9] Rather than letting individual directors own their content as he had done in the past, Giarrusso owns all of the company's content.[1] The company acts as a distributor for Filly Films, a pornographic film production company located in Chatsworth, California producing only lesbian sex movies.[10] According to a Google search Filly Films' map listing has been closed down.



  1. ^ a b c "Giarrusso's Combat Zone Opens Monday". XBIZ. 2006-01-28. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
  2. ^ (2006-01-04). "Giarrusso Launches Combat Zone". XBIZ. Retrieved 2009-02-03.
  3. ^ Steve Javors (2008-03-04). "NS Cash Launches Combat Zone's Official Site". XBIZ. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
  4. ^ Eddie Adams (2008-01-05). "John Florian Named Sales Manager For Third World, Combat Zone". AVN. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  5. ^ Joanne Cachapero (2008-01-05). "Third World, Combat Zone Bring On John Florian". XBIZ. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  6. ^ ZeBek Garbage (2009-08-30). " Zine". iScreamGarbage. Retrieved 2010-02-03.
  7. ^ (2008-02-27). "True Life: I'm In The Sex Industry". Retrieved 2009-11-28.
  8. ^ Steve Javors (2006-09-19). "FameDollars Picks Up Combat Zone". XBIZ. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
  9. ^ "Adult Video Director Juan Cuba". Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  10. ^ (2011-06-13). "Lesbian Friendly Filly Films First Release Streets Today". Business Video News. AVN. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  11. ^ Tod Hunter (2010-03-29). "Urban X Awards WInners Announced". XBIZ. Retrieved 2010-03-29.

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