Sexkoreografi: Så skapas intima scener på vita duken

FOKUS – juni 2020 Malin B Erik­son är Sveriges första – och än så länge enda – intimitetskoordinator. Hon har gått i utbildning hos Ita O’Brien och arbetat med Riksteatern, och tv- och filmproduktioner som den kommande långfilmen »Magisterlekarna«. Hon menar att det är viktigt att hjälpa skådespelaren att skilja på sin egen och roll-figurens […]

Snart får norske sexscener egne intimitetskoordinatorer

Filmweb –Malin B. Erikson er Sveriges første i denne nye yrkesgruppen, som Reuters på tampen av fjoråret noterte seg var i stor etterspørsel i Hollywood etter de siste årenes skandaler og MeToo. – Det finnes selvsagt regissører som kan håndtere intimitet på en kjempefin måte. Men ikke alle kan, og det skal ikke være et […]

‘NORMAL PEOPLE’ DIRECTOR LENNY ABRAHAMSON USED INTIMACY CO-ORDINATOR ON SET

Vancouver Courier – June 2020 “It turns the usual thing on its head. Normally sex is the thing that’s problematized. But actually their sexual relationship is so immediate and good, which was one of the things I thought was such an opportunity in the novel — although there is other stuff in the novel which […]

FROM NORMAL PEOPLE TO GENTLEMAN JACK: SEX ON TV IS GETTING BETTER FOR EVERYONE

Evening Standard – May 2020 And yet now, as the windows steam up, things in the background are changing. Movement and intimacy director Ita O’Brien has been developing best practice when working on TV sex scenes, founding Intimacy on Set to provide trained professional intimacy co-ordinators to the industry. She has since noticed a tonal […]

Hon får scenen att tända till

Aftonbladet – May 2020 Sexscenerna hyllas i nya tv-serien ”Normala människor”. Aftonbladet kan avslöja varför de är så realistiska. ”Intimitetskoordinatorn” har styrt upp dem. –  Det var med metoo som det här med intimitetskoordinering tog fart i USA och England, säger Malin B Erikson. Hon är utbildad hos Ita O’Brien och Sveriges första och hittills enda […]

A MASTERCLASS IN NUDITY ON SCREEN

Digital Spy – April 2020 Normal People’s treatment of sex, and of Marianne and Connell’s naked bodies within that, is exceptionally tender. Very little is hidden or left to the imagination and yet, it’s never crass or gratuitous, directors Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie Macdonald mining their mastery of filmmaking to ensure that those moments stay with […]

“When I hear the phrase ‘sex scene’, I think about a dialogue scene”

The Guardian – April 2020 The breakthrough was the decision to hire the services of “intimacy co-ordinator” Ita O’Brien. “I was anxious to start with because I thought the most subtle and important moments would be between me and the actors,” admits Abrahamson. “But what’s brilliant is that she would come in and talk to […]

The women helping Hollywood shoot safer sex scenes

BBC NEWS – March 2020 Alicia Rodis walks onto set in New York with a mission: to oversee the shooting of a very complex – and daring – group sex scene for a TV series on a major US network. She’s there to make sure the director observes the intimacy boundaries set by each of […]