Vivid Alt made its first foray into the Alt Porn arena in February of 2006.  Eon McKai was signed to the Vivid Alt imprint and in turn hired erotic photographers Dave Naz and Octavio “Winkytiki” Arizala to direct feature films for the Vivid Alt brand. Eon McKai first directed Girls Lie for the Vivid Alt brand, and was nominated for a 2007 AVN Award under the Best Director Non-Feature Film category. Vivid Alt has since achieved 13 nominations for various releases.