Jennifer customizes workshops to appeal to cinema professionals, academics, film lovers, or kink enthusiasts. Duration anywhere from 3 hours to 3 days, whatever you prefer.
Self-empowering creative workshop which she has taught in film schools, film festivals, and feminist spaces all over the world. Watch erotic fimclips, explore your own sexuality, and walk out with a storyboard of your own erotic/porn film. Our most popular workshop, programmed for this year’s SXSW tech/film/music festival in Austin TX.
Advanced followup for graduates of “From Fantasy To Film.” All the detail you could want about the actual producing and directing of an erotic/porn film: Casting techniques, ethics, camera angles, what to bring to the set, distribution, film festivals, and much more.
Breaks down myths together and demonstrates how porn has the potential to support feminism’s goals
Shows the powerful effect of generating empathy through character, and works together on ideas to make erotic film more engaging
Jennifer enjoys public speaking, whether individually lecturing, engaging/debating with other experts on panels, or fielding questions at audience Q&As.
Erotic filmmaking talk & workshop invited by SXSW 2020
“How To Plan For Real Chemistry” (Cannes, France). Note: Jennifer is a former advertising brand strategist, thus her ties with the ad & branding community.
Teaches Modern Erotic Cinema at the Dutch Film Academy (AHK). This is the first ever Erotic Cinema program offered at a national film school
Closing keynote speaker at the first Sex And The Cinema film studies conference at the University of Kent
“Sensual Experiences In Virtual Reality: Opportunities, Challenges, and Ethics” panel guest at London’s all-day Raindance Film Festival VR Experiences Summit presented by Facebook 360
Multiple years of speaking in collaboration with different advertising and PR agencies at Eurobest, including “Sex Craft: Maverick Porn Makers & the Creative Industry” (see photo)
Invited by the Dutch/Belgian Scientific Organization for Sexology (NVVS) to come educate sexologists, psychologists and sexual health professionals about alternative erotica/porn and its potential benefits
Jennifer evangelizes for sex-positive art by curating erotic-themed film programs and exhibitions for museums, arts institutions, and festivals.
Co-curated MOSEX’s longest running exhibition: “Stags, Smokers and Blue Movies: The Origins of American Pornographic Film” (featured on Law And Order: Special Victims Unit, the IFC channel’s Indie Sex series, and more)
Co-director and Programmer of of the Rated X: Amsterdam Alternative Erotica Film Festival, which screened 80 films over 5 days and included international speaking panels, parties with burlesque performances, and erotic art exhibitions.
Created an evening of the best of recent European short films, “Sexy Euro Cinema,” with Q&A hosted by Carol Queen
Co-creator of Charming Filth, the Rialto Laat arts cinema late-night erotic multimedia film event with sound installations, parties, and latex
Designs custom feminist porn evenings for film festivals in Antwerp, Berlin, and New York, among others
Jennifer writes in a clear and sensitive manner for all audiences, from professional and academic to informal and fun.
Weekly sex-positive, female-friendly advice column for alternative newspaper Amsterdam Weekly on topics like threesomes, “stone butch,” anal play, and blowjob tips
Fools In Print (UK arts magazine) article on sound effects in erotic film
Journal of Film Studies article. Based on cognitive film theory as applied to porn, incorporating personal production practice
Journal of Porn Studies
Blue Artichoke Films blog
Jennifer consults both officially and confidentially on a wide range of cinema and television projects.
Consultant on the documentary television program “Vieze Film,” (“Dirty Film”), a 3-part national Dutch film documentary series following four independent filmmakers making their first porn film
At agencies such as Wieden + Kennedy, 180, and Leo Burnett, educating creatives and clients about sexual representation and ethical filmmaking
Writing, script analysis, and/or production advice on multiple in-development feature erotic film projects (confidential)
“The Orgasm Diaries / Brilliantlove” (Pinball Films, UK)
— Sex And The Cinema conference organizer Prof. Dr. Mattias Frey, Professor of Film and Media, University of Kent, on Jennifer’s closing Keynote speech