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This is a space dedicated to the creation of the Golden Age of Screen Intimacy. An age in which intimacy on screen is safe, sexy, and healthy with the help of qualified intimacy professionals. Here filmmakers will find free resources to help them prepare to work on scenes of intimacy or nudity. Filmmakers will also discover more information about Acacia, faer background, and how to work with them.
An Intimacy Coordinator is the head of the Intimacy Department from pre- through post-production for film and tv. They choreograph scenes of intimacy, work directly with actors and directors, and coordinate with all major departments throughout the filmmaking process.
An Intimacy Consultant works with filmmakers during pre-production to clarify what is needed for a project based on the script and meeting with Production staff. Consultations include a Script Consultation. Intimacy Consultants do not choreograph scenes and are not present on set.
An Intimacy Educator prepares students and professionals to work on scenes of intimacy in the future by teaching them the best practices. Offerings include workshops, lectures, writings, and guest appearances.
Acacia (They/Fae) is a leading expert in the field of intimacy coordination – working with the next generation of filmmakers to develop what Acacia predicts will become the Golden Age of Screen Intimacy in Hollywood cinema. Acacia has intimacy coordinated several films, including two feature films which are currently in post-production; Perfectly Good Moment and Apophenia; and five short films, including As The Winter Turns to Fall, Corona Date, and The Robosexual. Acacia has also served as an intimacy consultant on five other projects since graduating from Vassar College in 2019. Beyond faer work as an intimacy professional, they have worked in multiple areas of film production including serving as a director, writer, production designer, sound mixer, camera operator, and production assistant. In addition to their work on-set, Acacia has repeatedly lectured on intimacy for screen and stage at universities and colleges, written on intimacy for the screen, designed intimacy barriers, and organized talks on unionization for intimacy professionals in the United States. Fae also maintain a blog and Instagram page dedicated to free educational resources for filmmakers working on scenes of intimacy.
“Like having a stunt coordinator on set for stunts, I cannot imagine ever filming an intimacy scene again without an intimacy coordinator. I am a fan of Acacia’s forever and can’t wait to work together again.”
“The expertise and passion that Acacia brought to the project enabled us to take what was on the page and make it even sexier.”
Amanda Jane Stern
“The communication and the detail was impeccable. I would always request an intimacy coordinator for any intimate scenes I may have to do in the future.”
“Acacia is deeply knowledgeable and sincerely committed to harm reduction in our industry.”
“Acacia’s awareness of and ability to add dynamics and an arc to an intimacy scene and guide actors in the rehearsal room to that end is what made me, as a director, look forward to having them on set.”
Acacia’s “openness, honesty, creativity, and willingness to be vulnerable and try things differently is unmatched”
Matthew Edward Mueller
I am an intimacy coordinator because it is my life’s passion to create stories about sexuality and gender.
• Extended Scenes of Intimacy
• Harm Reduction for Cast, Crew, and Audience Members
• LGBTQIA+ Inclusion and Representation
• World Building Through Intimacy
• Disability Inclusion and Representation
• Working with the Gaze
• Sex Worker Inclusion and Representation
• Intersectionality On Screen
Acacia works in a variety of genres including sci-fi, fantasy, historical, thrillers, musicals, and more.
Work with Acacia
Interested in working together? You can book a free consultation! But before you do, be sure to check out faer FAQ, Blog, and Rates where many of your questions can be answered. Then fill out this form and Acacia will email you with faer earliest availabilities.
Plot: What begins as a romantic drama unfurls into a mind-bending psychological thriller.
A new independent film from director Lauren Greenhall, writer Amanda Jane Stern, featuring Broadway’s Stephen Carlile.
“Because we spent so much time working with Acacia, pages that were sexy in the script became ten times even more erotic on the screen. I’d even go so far as to say that the intimate scenes became some of the easiest ones to film because we fostered such an open environment. They were even fun.”AMANDA JANE STERN
– LET’S GET INTIMATE
PROVOKR’S AMANDA JANE STERN FILMS SEX SCENES
Winner Best Indie Short, Best Acting Duo, and Best LGBTQ Short at the Independent Short Awards!
Appearing in multiple festivals including
• Out On Film
• The Independent Short Awards
• Fifth Floor Film Festival
Plot: When Claire and Nina meet in the Winter everything between them is passionate. As the months slip by though, that intensity turns to something more dangerous.
Want to know what else Acacia has worked on?
Visit faer Résumé.
If you want to learn how to keep your set safe, sexy, and healthy make sure to check Acacia out on Instagram!
*In order to avoid account deletion from Instagram for discussions of intimacy, sex, nudity, and more there is a 18+ Age Restriction on Acacia’s account @intimacycoordinating.
- Intimacy Coordinator
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