Programs, exhibitions, talks and workshops

Curation

Jennifer creates erotic experiences that are not only truly entertaining, but thought-provoking, affirming, and surprisingly educational.

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Workshops

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.

 

 

 

“From Fantasy To Film: Design Your Own Erotic Movie”

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!

 

“Erotic Film Masterclass”

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.

 

“Feminism & Porn”

Breaks down myths together and demonstrates how porn has the potential to support feminism’s goals

 

“Empathy and Pornography,”

Shows the powerful effect of generating empathy through character, and works together on ideas to make erotic film more engaging

Lectures and talks

Jennifer enjoys public speaking, whether individually lecturing, engaging/debating with other experts on panels, or fielding questions at audience Q&As.

 

 

Film Academy lecturer and workshop leader

Teaches Modern Erotic Cinema at the Dutch Film Academy (AHK). This is the first ever Erotic Cinema program offered at a national film school

 

Keynote speaker, “Empathy and Pornography,”

Closing keynote speaker at the first Sex And The Cinema film studies conference at the University of Kent

 

Cannes Lions international creative advertising festival speaker

“How To Plan For Real Chemistry” (Cannes, France)

 

Panel guest at Virtual Reality education summit

“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

 

Sexologist conference – special guest/presenter

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

 

Film exhibitions

Jennifer evangelizes for sex-positive art by curating erotic-themed film programs and exhibitions for museums, arts institutions, and festivals.

 

 

Co-curator of Museum of Sex in New York (MOSEX) exhibition

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)

 

Film festival co-director: Rated X

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.

 

Film programmer: San Francisco Indie Erotic Film Festival (IXFF)

Created an evening of the best of recent European short films, “Sexy Euro Cinema,” with Q&A hosted by Carol Queen

 

Erotic party creator: Charming Filth

Co-creator of Charming Filth, the Rialto Laat arts cinema late-night erotic multimedia film event with sound installations, parties, and latex

 

“Feminist porn” film programs

Designs custom feminist porn evenings for film festivals in Antwerp, Berlin, and New York, among others

 

Writing

Jennifer writes in a clear and sensitive manner for all audiences, from professional and academic to informal and fun.

 

 

Sex columnist, “Ladywood”

Weekly sex-positive, female-friendly advice column for alternative newspaper Amsterdam Weekly on topics like threesomes, “stone butch,” anal play, and blowjob tips

 

“The Sound Of Ecstasy,”

Fools In Print (UK arts magazine) article on sound effects in erotic film

 

“Empathy and Pornography”

Journal of Film Studies article. Based on cognitive film theory as applied to porn, incorporating personal production practice

 

“Strengthening porn practice through film theory”

Journal of Porn Studies

 

“10 Things To Wear To A Porn Film Festival”

Blue Artichoke Films blog

 

 

Film consultant

Jennifer consults both officially and confidentially on a wide range of cinema and television projects.

 

 

Sex scene consultant, VPRO

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

 

Script consultant

Writing, script analysis, and/or production advice on multiple in-development feature erotic film projects (confidential)

 

Adult film consultant

“The Orgasm Diaries / Brilliantlove” (Pinball Films, UK)

‟With a lively, engaging style, she gave the best presentation — by an academic, artist or filmmaker — that I have had the pleasure of attending.”

 

 

 

— Sex And The Cinema conference organizer Prof. Dr. Mattias Frey, Professor of Film and Media, University of Kent, on Jennifer’s closing Keynote speech

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