CHATSWORTH, Calif.—Raul Cristian's Cruel Media, distributed by Evil Angel and Buttman Magazine Choice DVD is flying high on critical acclaim, capped off by its third-in-a-row win in Berlin during the Venus Faire (Best Gonzo Label) and a remarkable slate of nominations for the 2011 AVN Awards.

Christian Mann, Evil Angel General Manager, added: "Raul is a rare breed, a multi-tasking hybrid—he’s a creative director skilled at shooting high-end gonzo and a tireless businessman/marketing maven always working to keep Cruel Media on the cutting edge in both content and presentation. The critics have spoken, and so have the fans ... I'm happy to see a guy who's such a pleasure to work with enjoying his well deserved success. For Evil Angel, this is an opportunity to highlight one of our busiest directors."

Cruel Media's international award recognition streak includes the 2008 Best International Newcomer Label and 2009 Best Gonzo Label as well as 2010 AVN Award for Best Director – Foreign Non-Feature. The company serves up hard-edged European porn for Buttman Magazine Choice DVD as well as American shot, high-end gonzo for Evil Angel.

Cruel Media also operates several online enterprises including, which delivers webcasts offering intimate on-the-set coverage and actual full gonzo scenes to the delight of members worldwide. Many of the scenes land on DVD, such as Evil Angel’s Live Gonzo and Buttman’s Evil Live, for the enjoyment of fans who missed it live or want something more permanent.