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Apr 5, 2023

Intimacy & Movement Coordinator Ita O'Brien sat down with HFPA journalist Michele Manelis to discuss her work in developing best practices for the film and television industry in their producing and filming of intimate scenes. They discuss her development of these guidelines, training other intimacy coordinators to help make the service widely available, examples of her work on screen in television series like Normal People and I Will Destroy You, how her position is analagous to a stunt coordinator, working on the production long before the cameras start rolling, the process of working with the various departments, and more.