Intimacy & Consent Workshop for Producers

About The Online Workshop.

In partnership with Screen Producers Ireland, this workshop is for Producers working in the Film & TV industry who wish to understand the ever evolving role of an intimacy coordinator and how intimacy guidelines affect your production. Participants will be guided on best practice and the potential benefits.

WHO IS THIS FOR?: This workshop is aimed at professional Producers working in the Irish film & tv industry.

Part 1   11am – 1pm

* Introduction from Ita explaining how she has pioneered the role of Intimacy Coordinator in the industry,  and been developing best practice when working with intimacy, scenes with sexual content, and nudity in Film, TV, and theatre. She will also case study recent collaborations such as Normal People.

* Participants are placed in Breakout Rooms to discuss their experience in the industry as pertaining to the above topics.

*  Shared experiences from the Breakout Rooms are then used to specify the issues and guidelines to be addressed for the remainder of the workshop.

*  Full Intimacy Guidelines presentation that relates specifically to the function of Producers including filming under Covid-19 restrictions.

LUNCH  BREAK

Part 2   2pm – 4pm
* Ita will answer all questions that have been submitted through the Chat Function.

* Participants return to Breakout Rooms to discuss what they have found most useful, challenging, and realise what may need to be put in place going forward for best practice on new Productions.

* Final review of results and observations from Breakout Rooms with final notes on application of guidelines.


Ita O’Brien is an Intimacy Coordinator and Movement Director for film,
television, and theatre. She has been developing best practice when
working with intimacy, scenes with sexual content, and nudity in film,
TV, and theatre – the ‘Intimacy on Set’ guidelines. She is well known for her work on the shows Normal People, I May Destroy You, Gangs of London, Gentleman Jack, Sex Education and many more.

APPLICATIONS: To apply please email an updated CV by July 16th to training@bowstreet.ie

Please use code BOW7 in the subject line.

DATE: July 24th  (11am – 4pm)        

COST: FREE

PLACES: 40    
 
FORMAT: ONLINE via Zoom