VALENCIA, Calif.—The X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) has honored Skow for Girlfriends Films with a total of five 2014 XRCO Awards nominations. Helmed by acclaimed director B. Skow, the line creates some of the most popular and intense boy/girl sex features on the market.

Skow for Girlfriends Films’ movies, Daddy's Girls and Truth Be Told, are each nominated for Best Release. Daddy’s Girls, declared the year’s most controversial adult movie by numerous media outlets, also netted lead actor Evan Stone a Best Actor nod. Relationship drama Truth Be Told garnered lead actor Steven St. Croix a Best Actor nomination.

B. Skow’s overall directorial nods include both a Best Director (Feature) nomination for his acclaimed Skow for Girlfriends Films movies. In addition to his five Skow for Girlfriends Films noms, and demonstrative of the diversity of his work, Skow also received a nomination as Best Director (Parody).

“It’s such an honor to be nominated by the XRCO,” said B. Skow. “It’s the critics and reviewers that spend tireless hours watching all of our films and offer their honest opinion of the products we put out. It’s definitely humbling when critical acknowledgment results in nominations. Thank you, Girlfriends Films, for providing a fantastic environment to express myself artistically and helping me push the boundaries of what we consider ‘adult entertainment.’”

Skow’s distribution and directing deals with Girlfriends Films recently passed the one-year mark; signed in fall 2012 to produce the company’s first-ever boy/girl titles, as well as lesbian features and vignettes, Skow’s provocative, headline-grabbing movies have led to tremendous DVD sales and worldwide critical acclaim. Skow for Girlfriends Films was named Best New Line at the 2014 AVN Awards; the media network also dubbed B. Skow the “most prolific” director of the past year.

“We have experienced a phenomenal response from critics, fans, and retailers for the Skow for Girlfriends Films line,” said Girlfriends Films President, Moose. “B. Skow’s films have an aesthetic and creativity that is completely unique. We are proud to have him in the Girlfriends Films family, and congratulate him on his nominations.”

The 30th Annual XRCO Awards Show will be held April 16 at OHM (formerly Highlands Hollywood), in Hollywood, California. Admission to the XRCO Awards is free; however, attendance is restricted to adult industry personnel and press only. Attendees must RSVP to be put on the list here.