Regina Banali has over 25 years of on set experience as an actress, producer, and director and Intimacy Coordinator. As an actress she has appeared in nude and simulated love scenes in over 40 films and television shows.
Mrs. Banali studied acting, cold reading and scene study with Joan Darling, Darryl Hickman, Roy London, Jeff Corey, Howard Fine, Kimberly Jentzen, and Brain Reise. She is an experienced producer and director. She stepped behind the camera in 2008, producing and directing short films, webisodes, music videos, trailers, PSAs, second unit, and a feature film she licensed to Showtime Networks and self distributed world wide.
She is a feminist, progressive, #MeToo and #TimesUp advocate. She is also a member of SAG-AFTRA, ATATS, NATAS, The Alliance of Women Directors, Women in Film, Glass Elevator, Women in Media, Film Independent and Film Fatales.
Regina is President and CEO of Intimacy Coordinators Alliance for Film and Television. ICAFT trains and certifies Intimacy Coordinators who are industry veterans with the experience, training, and passion for protecting artists on set that is essential to do this sensitive work.
She is trained and certified in:
California AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Compliance
SAG-AFTRA latest producers collective bargaining agreement
Acting - Scene Study
Working with actors on-set workshop with Mary Lou Belli
Mental Health First Aid