Joone (director)

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.wikipedia
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Digital Playground

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In 1993, Joone founded American pornographic movie studio Digital Playground and was a co-owner of the company until it was acquired by Manwin in 2012. In January 2012, alongside his ex-wife Samantha Lewis who was co-owner, CEO and President of Digital Playground, he reached an agreement with Fabian Thylmann to sell the company to Manwin.
Adult director Joone founded the company in 1993, originally making adult CD-ROM computer games.

Pirates (2005 film)

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Joone has directed the pornographic films Pirates and Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge.
Pirates (also known as Pirates XXX) is a 2005 American pornographic action-adventure film written, produced, and directed by Joone, and produced by Digital Playground and Adam & Eve.

Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge

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Joone has directed the pornographic films Pirates and Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge.
Produced by Digital Playground, and written and directed by Joone, it stars Jesse Jane, Evan Stone, Steven St. Croix, and Tommy Gunn who reprise their roles from the first film, as well as Belladonna, Sasha Grey, Katsuni, Jenna Haze, and Ben English as new characters.

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.

Film director

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.

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Joone is an American entrepreneur, photographer, director and producer.

Pornographic film

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For directing pornographic films, he won AVN Award twice.

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In 1993, Joone founded American pornographic movie studio Digital Playground and was a co-owner of the company until it was acquired by Manwin in 2012. In January 2012, alongside his ex-wife Samantha Lewis who was co-owner, CEO and President of Digital Playground, he reached an agreement with Fabian Thylmann to sell the company to Manwin. On the acquisition, Joone commented: "To me this deal is no different than the acquisition of Pixar by Disney, The consumer is going to see more blockbusters, big-budget productions, and it's our goal to create the next genre of adult entertainment. This acquisition is a marriage between two industry leaders. Adult entertainment is changing and Manwin has a lead on technology."

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He founded the Digital Playground company in 1993 when he was 25 and still a student, initially making adult CD-ROM computer games.

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He founded the Digital Playground company in 1993 when he was 25 and still a student, initially making adult CD-ROM computer games.

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He founded the Digital Playground company in 1993 when he was 25 and still a student, initially making adult CD-ROM computer games.

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Commenting on the transition of the pornography industry from the underground economy to mainstream corporate acceptance, the company's founder said: "I look at the porn business where Vegas and gambling was in the 70's… Vegas was still mob-owned and they were making the transition between these small groups of people to being corporate owned… I feel the same exact thing is going to happen with adult".

Fabian Thylmann

In January 2012, alongside his ex-wife Samantha Lewis who was co-owner, CEO and President of Digital Playground, he reached an agreement with Fabian Thylmann to sell the company to Manwin.

Pixar

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On the acquisition, Joone commented: "To me this deal is no different than the acquisition of Pixar by Disney, The consumer is going to see more blockbusters, big-budget productions, and it's our goal to create the next genre of adult entertainment. This acquisition is a marriage between two industry leaders. Adult entertainment is changing and Manwin has a lead on technology."

The Walt Disney Company

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On the acquisition, Joone commented: "To me this deal is no different than the acquisition of Pixar by Disney, The consumer is going to see more blockbusters, big-budget productions, and it's our goal to create the next genre of adult entertainment. This acquisition is a marriage between two industry leaders. Adult entertainment is changing and Manwin has a lead on technology."

Tequila

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Joone is co-owner of "Diosa Spirits" tequila, Jesse Jane and her husband Rich.

Jesse Jane

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Joone is co-owner of "Diosa Spirits" tequila, Jesse Jane and her husband Rich.