An Intimacy Coordinator oversees and facilitates the process of rehearsal, creation of choreography and shooting of intimate action. An IC is a movement specialist hired by the production company, their role has three basic fundamentals:
Safety - advocates for the safety of cast & crew during rehearsals and on-set. Supporting the creation of any nudity and / or simulated sex actions.
Facilitation of Communication - advocating the performer’s boundaries and maintaining consent.
Storytelling - helping to create choreography that is structured to support the director’s vision and the performers’ craft to portray the story in the script.
Credits of our team members:
Intimacy Coordination, 'Adult Material', Channel 4
Intimacy Coordination, 'The Nevers', HBO (currently filming)