William Higgins (director)

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William Higgins (also "Wim Hof") is a director of gay pornographic films. His first film, "Boys of Venice," was produced in 1979. He has since produced over 140 internationally distributed titles.[1] His films have won several Grabby awards and he is in the GayVN Awards Hall of Fame.[2] He is the founder of the film production company Catalina Video.[citation needed]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1984 Gay Producers Association winner of Special Achievement Award for "Sailor in the Wild 1".[3]
  • 1985 X-Rated Critics Organization winner of Best Depiction of Safe Sex for "The Young & the Hung".[4]
  • 2000 Grabby Awards nomination for Best International Video and Best Videograph.[5]
  • 2000 Grabby Awards winner of Best Classic DVD.[6]
  • 2003 Grabby Awards winner of Best Classic DVD.[7]

Selected filmography[edit]

  • 1978 Boys Of Venice on IMDb
  • 1981 Pacific Coast Highway[8]
  • 1981 Brothers Should Do It
  • 1982 Buster Goes To Laguna on IMDb
  • 1983 Cousins
  • 1983 Sailor in the Wild[9]
  • 1984 Frat House Memories on IMDb
  • 1985 Pizza Boy: He Delivers on IMDb
  • 1985 Young and the Hung[10]
  • 1987 Big Guns[11]
  • 1988 William Higgins – Screen Test
  • 1989 Down Under
  • 1990 Catalina Orgies
  • 1991 Sex in the Great Outdoors
  • 1992 Frat Pack
  • 1997 Wim Hof's Rough Cut (as Wim Hof)
  • 1997 Puda: The Attic (as Wim Hof)
  • 1998 Sex In The Can
  • 1999 Double Czech[12] (as Wim Hof)
  • 2001 Prague Buddies 3: Liebestod[13]
  • 2001 The Jan Dvorak Story
  • 2001 The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath (as Wim Hof)
  • 2002 Hard Day's
  • 2003 Kick Club
  • 2005 Inside Jirka Gregor
  • 2006 Weapon Of Mass Attraction
  • 2007 Load Warriors
  • 2008 Bjorn Free
  • 2009 Exploring Rudolf Schneider
  • 2009 Double Czech 2009[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weitzer, Ronald John (2000), Sex for sale: prostitution, pornography, and the sex industry, Routledge, p. 54, ISBN 978-0-415-92295-1, Directors William Higgins and Matt Sterling set the standard for the new 1980s gay porn model. 
  2. ^ 1998 GayVN Hall of Fame.
  3. ^ Guyjoy, Wilder, editor-in-chief (November 1995). Adam Gay Video 1996 Directory. Los Angeles, California: Knight Publishing Corp. 
  4. ^ "XRCO award winners". XRCO. 
  5. ^ "GVD 2000 Grabby Awards Nominations". Archived from the original on June 4, 2004. 
  6. ^ "The 12th Annual (2002) Grabby Award Winners". Gay Chicago Magazine. May 24, 2003. Archived from the original on May 9, 2004. 
  7. ^ "The 13th Annual (2003) Grabby Award Winners". Gay Chicago Magazine. Archived from the original on June 18, 2004. 
  8. ^ Brett Beemyn (Editor)Creating a Place For Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community Histories, p. 252, at Google Books
  9. ^ 2004 Grabby award winner for Best Classic DVD
  10. ^ 1985 X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) award for best director.
  11. ^ 1987 X-Rated Critics Organization Best Video, 2002 Grabby Award Best Classic DVD and 2006 Grabby Award Best Classic Gay DVD.
  12. ^ J. C. Adams (May 4, 2009). "Real-Life Sibling Sex in Gay Porn Flicks". The Adams Report. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  13. ^ 2002 Grabby award winner for Best International Screenplay.
  14. ^ JC Adams (April 28, 2009). "Identical-Twin Sex Featured in 'Double Czech'". The Adams Report. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 

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