Adult Talent Managers owner Shy Love, who is also a performer and director, has nearly 10 years experience in the adult, while A-List owner September Dawn entered the business in 1994 and soon established herself as the go-to wardrobe stylist for numerous top producers.
Their company now operates as Adult Talent Managers and is headquartered in Studio City.
ADULT DVD EMPIRE The online retail giant removed the restrictions and licensing processes that come with downloading videos online in 2010 that made its site more user-friendly.
It also removed the download-to-own restrictions on its video partner studios' entire catalogs of movies.
An HIV scare in October also prompted the AHF to ask the L. City Council to stop adult productions in the city.
AMY FISHER The notorious tabloid star became a professional porn star in 2010, signing an exclusive two-year deal with Dreamzone Entertainment.
The agreement called for the New York native to star in eight hardcore movies over the next two years.
She made her official debut in "Deep Inside Amy Fisher," which was released in October.
But let's first take a look at the top newsmakers of 2010.
"AWE's support of ASACP has been vital to our ability to help protect children online," ASACP CEO Joan Irvine said.
AEBN VOD giant AEBN began an exclusive content juggernaut securing a number of major producers including Metro Media, Immoral Productions and Smash Pictures.
The company also debuted its own "Adult Empire" VOD-only site with a 'search within results' search box that lets users drill deep into lists for exact results.
Parent company Right Ascension was fined ,000 and put on two years' probation after pleading guilty to mailing four "obscene" videos to an Erie, Pennsylvania address.