The American television network HBO has a ‘coordinator for intimacy’ under the arm taken. The new function must ensure that the actors have no emotional or physical suffering experience of the sex scenes they are filming. “There is a difference between the sexuality of the characters and between the actors happens”, sounds.
From now on, every seksscène HBO be attended by Alicia Rodis. She is by the American television network appointed as “coordinator for intimacy’, a feature that for the first time in the life is called. The goal is to make the intimate images ‘safe’ for the actors, that they are not physically or emotionally suffer. Rodis is one of the directors of Intimacy Directors International, a non-profit which calls for “a high standard for images of intimacy and sexual violence, abuse and intimidation to avoid”.
Rodis was appointed after note from Emily Meade, the actress who plays in “The Deuce”, a series about the emergence of the porn industry in the 70s. They pleaded for the appointment of a person responsible for sex scenes that would be present during the recordings. HBO launched a pilot project on the set of “The Deuce” and the results were so positive that it now has decided to the power of Rodis to extend to any intimate shot in each series of the network.
The coordinator for intimacy together with the cast and the crew, monitors the scenario for risky scenes, talk with the actors, and brings their concerns, if necessary, to the director. They can also, in concrete situations, to intervene, for example, parts of the body to cover or knielappen, breath spray, or scented lubricant.
“I’m here to the actors to give voice and to ensure that the producers do their best in order to create a safe environment,” says Rodis Rolling Stone. “Because there is a difference between the sexuality of the characters and between the actors happens.”