Women making porn?! Yes please!
These are the badass women taking matters into their own hands…
They are behind the camera (and sometimes in front of it too!) and are saying “buh-bye” to the notion that porn is a men’s only arena. Hello to a diversity of beautiful bodies, a championing of women’s sexual pleasure, and stunning filmmaking that is heralding in a new age of erotica.
*alphabetical order by first name
ANGIE ROWNTREE & SSSH
Smart & Sexy Porn for Women, By Women
“Sex is part of the human experience and it’s important that women’s visions, ideas and stories are told. We explore those concepts by engaging our members and creating cinematic films that are sex-positive, authentic and have an emphasis on female pleasure.”
ANNA RICHARDS & FROLIC ME
Beautiful elegant erotica for women and couples – erotic stories, female friendly videos, films and nude photography.
JENNIFER LYON BELL & BLUE ARTICHOKE FILMS
Erotic Film for People Who Like Film
“I’m dedicated to making artistic, unusual erotic films that portray sexuality in an emotionally realistic way.”
LILY & PORNOGRAPHIC LOVE
Artistic Sex Videos of a Loving Couple
“Max and I actually met on a dating website! It was only for sex at first. I wanted to find the perfect lover, not just a one night stand from a bar, but no strings attached… As soon as he opened his door, we both knew there was a special connection between us. I had the best sex I ever had that night! Since then, we fell in love and now we live together.
We started getting into porn because it is such a turn on to show the world how beautiful and passionate our sex life is. At first it was just for our personal pleasure, but then we found websites where we could create a little store and sell some amateur clips individually. We started to take it a little more seriously, so we decided to take things to the next level. We bought more equipment and developed an interest in a more cinematographic way of making our videos.”
LUCIE BLUSH & LUCIE MAKES PORN
Let’s Bring the Fun Back into Porn
“Why reduce sex to a mechanical act? Real pleasure, empowered women, natural bodies, men who are not machines… THIS is what I want to see in porn.”
MS NAUGHTY & BRIGHT DESIRE
Smart Porn for Women and Men
“I make positive and joyful porn, films that explore intimacy and moments of connection. Sex is fun and my work reflects that.”
Australian filmmaker Ms Naughty has been creating women’s erotica online since 2000. She is the owner of the adult site BrightDesire which won Honored Website at the 2015 Feminist Porn Awards. She also co-owns ForTheGirls.com, one of the oldest erotic sites for women. She blogs at MsNaughty.com. In 2017 the Toronto International Porn Festival named her an Indie Porn Icon.
In 2008 she began creating short films and since then she has directed over 70 erotic short films and scenes and a feature film, The Fantasy Project. Her work has screened at numerous international film festivals and earned her several awards including Yes Campaign, about marriage equality and consent, which won Best Advocacy Short at Cinekink in NY in 2018. Trinity scored Sexiest Short at the Toronto International Porn Festival in 2017. Dear Jiz, about the influence of genderqueer adult performer Jiz Lee, won Best Experimental Short at the Cinekink NY film festival in 2014. Her short Hand Jobs won Best Cinematography at East Bay Express Briefs in 2016.
Ms. Naughty has also written extensively about porn and feminism. She has chapters in The Feminist Porn Book (2013) and Coming Out Like A Porn Star (2015) and her fiction has been published in several editions of Best Women’s Erotica.
SHINE LOUISE HOUSTON & PINK AND WHITE PRODUCTIONS
Honest & Cinematic Depictions of Queer and Trans Sexuality
“There’s room and need to create adult content that’s real, respectful, and powerful. It’s the perfect place to become political. It’s where money, sex, media, and ethics converge.”
As the founding producer and director of Pink and White Productions, (CrashPadSeries.com, PinkLabel.tv), SHINE LOUISE HOUSTON has always had unique vision. Graduating from San Francisco Arts Institute with a Bachelors in Fine Art Film, her works have become the new gold standard of adult cinema. During a five year position at the women-owned, sex toy purveyor Good Vibrations, Shine recognized an underserved demand for an alternative to mainstream pornography, and began to create well-crafted queer made porn. Shine’s films have been recognized among the next big wave of women produced porn and have been internationally screened from Amsterdam to New Zealand.
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