NEW YORK, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PROVOKR, a new multimedia brand offering subscription-based access to provocative, sexy and highly visual experiences for arts and entertainment enthusiasts, launched today. PROVOKR is the new voice for the best in erotic and provocative content without the X in Film, Music, Video, Fashion, Art, Photography, Books, and TV.
In making the announcement, PROVOKR Founder, innovative marketing and branding visionary Marian Schwindeman said, "Today's arts and entertainment enthusiasts are increasingly drawn to content that pushes boundaries in sexual and provocative ways. There is a growing desire for this edgier and erotic content to be experienced in an elevated environment. There could not be a better time to introduce the PROVOKR brand -- one that promises to turn on our audience both culturally and physically."
Proliferation of erotic and provocative content in entertainment is at an all time high. Viewership and fan bases are huge for this more daring content which includes tv and streaming shows like Transparent, Masters of Sex, Scandal, Game of Thrones, American Horror Story and Girls. Fifty Shades of Grey's theatrical release alone surpassed $500 million and sold over 100 million books worldwide to date.
PROVOKR will cover this erotic fare as well as deliver the best in provocative lyrics and music videos -- from The Weeknd , D'Angelo, Rhianna, Lady Gaga, Sia and Kendrick Lamar. PROVOKR will also expose its audience to a wide range of provocative arts and entertainment-- from Robert Mapplethorpe's upcoming show in Los Angeles, to the inspiring large-scale street art of JR, the music and performance of Christine and the Queens and James Franco's new poetry.
PROVOKR's creative and content is directed by Schwindeman with Editor Jamie Bufalino, Arts Editor Howard Karren, Creative Director Dan Dyksen and Executive Producer Michael Perris.
PROVOKR Announced the Following Awards:
Most Provocative Artist of the Year - Kendrick Lamar
Best New Artist of the Year - Christine and the Queens
Sexiest Music Video of the Year - The Weeknd
Sexiest Movie Trailer of the Year- Love.
PROVOKR also reveals its editors' choices for the Sexiest Scenes of the Movies which is a video compilation countdown from 100-1; TV's Hottest Threesomes; the Most Provocative Music Videos of 2015; Great Erotic Reads; sensational Fashion Runway shows; the curated streaming Movie of the Week; a Must Follow from Instagram, and the Video of the Week, among over 80 features. The Movie of the Week is a unique new model and starts with I Am Love starring Tilda Swinton from Magnolia Pictures. The launch also heralds the return of the infamous sex advice column Get Naked by Jamie Bufalino.
About PROVOKR: PROVOKR is a multimedia brand that provides an elevated, sexy and highly-visual experience that covers the most provocative elements of pop culture and the arts including film, music, video, fashion, art, photography, TV and includes a channel dedicated to posts from subscribers.
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