Hire an Intimacy Coordinator | Based in Los Angeles
I specialize in Intimacy Coordinating for Film and Television. What sets me apart is my experience and training in hyper exposed work. I relate to the vulnerabilities of screen actors and prevent sexual harassment and trauma, thereby protecting the production from liability. Currently working on both SAG-AFTRA and non-union productions.
What value does it bring to your set?
• Makes the actors feel safe and ensures their boundaries are respected
• Protects you from liability
• Helps you make your day
• Keeps you compliant with unions and guild guidelines
• Achieves believable depictions of intimacy
What does an Intimacy Coordinator do?
I work alongside casting directors, showrunners, producers, director and crew.
My services are adaptive to each project. I can provide:
• Script review - flag scenes that need coordination
• Pre-pro, Assist casting, Nudity riders, Gauge talent's boundaries before they are cast.
• On-set support, Modesty garments, Closed set.
• Post-production sign off on contract riders
• Aftercare when needed
This is the ground floor of a new crew position. The entertainment community has spoken out, and I am responding to a demand in the industry for change. Affirmative consent is a critical component of a safe workplace environment for actors performing hyper-exposed work. I am here to address the needs and create opportunities for the critical conversations that are the difference between actors walking away happy and feeling angry or exploited.
My experience gives me a passion for protecting artists at work. My background and training gives me the creative skills to construct options to present to the director or to work with the director to achieve their vision with consenting talent.
Based in Los Angeles
Regina Banali has over 25 years of on-set experience as an actress, producer, and director. As an actress, she has appeared in nude and simulated love scenes in over 40 films and television shows. She is in full compliance with the #TIMESUP guidelines for Intimacy Coordinators' qualifications.
Resume, Letters of Recommendation and clean background check available upon request
Training, certification, and areas of experience:
Intimacy Direction and Coordination
Intimacy Work Best Practice
The current SAG-AFTRA guidelines
California AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Compliance
Bystander Intervention / Conflict De-escalation
Directing actors / Acting- Scene Study
Simulated sex scenes in film and television / Sexual dramaturgy
The Psychology of Sex and Gender
Mental Health First Aid / Trauma
Sexual Health awareness
Movement - Laban for Performance