INTIMACY COORDINATION FOR TV AND FILM
WHAT DOES AN INTIMACY COORDINATOR DO?
Implements proper protocols for scenes containing intimacy, simulated sex, nudity or high emotional content
Liaisons between production and actors
Movement coaches for scenes with intimacy, simulated sex, and/or nudity
Advocates for actors
WHEN SHOULD I HIRE AN INTIMACY COORDINATOR?
Whenever a rider is needed in a scene (simulated sex or nudity rider)
Whenever a power dynamic is involved in an intimate scene (Ex. Day player in intimate scene with season regular)
If an actor feels they need support with sensitive material
If a director feels they need support communicating sensitive material to actors
If production would like to make a safer onset environment for the actors through the establishment of protocols surrounding simulated sex and nudity
BEST PRACTICES DOCUMENT
ACTRA released a Best Practices document on March 6, 2020 regarding scenes of Nudity, Intimacy, Simulated Sex and Sexual Violence. Intimacy Coordinators Canada has been proudly working with ACTRA since 2017 on this document, and we are elated to finally reveal the document to our industry.
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