7 SHORT FILMS, CURATED BY ANNA BROWNFIELD
1. Anna Brownfield: Only in your dreams, Honey!
2. Anna Brownfield: Object
3. Anna Brownfield: Shanti Tongues the Dragon
Since graduating from RMIT Media Arts with honours, award winning feminist erotic filmmaker, Anna Brownfield, has gained extensive media attention for the originality of her work. Coming from an experimental and art film background, she has progressed towards narrative film while retaining a unique and highly arresting style through her production company Poison Apple Productions. Her films look at strong female characters, female gaze, sex, sexuality and domestic craft.
Her work has screened at numerous festivals here and overseas including International Women’s Conference (Beijing), WOW Film Festival (Sydney).
Her first feature film ‘ The Money Shot’ closed the 2005 Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) and won Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Male Lead
Her second feature, ‘The Band’ has screened at Cannes Film Market (France), opened the Berlin Porn Film Festival (German, 2009), has sold to numerous territories around the world and won “Hottest Feature” at the Feminist Porn Awards 2010 in Canada.
“Making it Handmade!” is her first documentary, premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival 2010, has also screened at Down Under Film Festival (Berlin, Germany), Wave Rock festival(Perth, Australia), Festival of Unpopular Culture (Adelaide, Australia) and had its TV premiere on ABC2 in 2011.
Currently, she is making a film about feminist pornography around the world entitled “Doing it Her Way”. Recently, she has collaborated with Petra Joy Award winner, Morgana Muses and their first film endeavour, Music Box won an honourable mention at Cinekink in New York, USA.
She is currently in post production of her latest erotic feature entitled “The Bedroom”. Set in one bedroom over six decades, it looks that the changes in sex and sexuality in Australia.
To find out more about her work visit poisonappleproductions.com.au.
4. Michelle Flynn: Liandra Love, Part 3
Michelle Flynn founded Lightsouthern Studios in 2011. She produces beautiful, fresh, sunkissed, Australiana for the Adult entertainment industry.
Sexy and bold Lightsouthern is celebrating people celebrate themselves and their sexuality in a unique and ethical manner, resulting in producing quality product that goes on to ‘tell a story’ of people who feel good about themselves.
Michelle’s films have screened a numerous festivals around the world including Cinekink, New York, USA and Berlin Porn Film Festival and she won Best Adult Production Company at the Eros Shine Awards, 2013, Australia.
Ms. Naughty (aka Louise Lush) is a writer, editor, blogger, entrepreneur and filmmaker with a passion for making better porn. She’s been curating and creating adult content online since 2000. Her site BrightDesire.com features her filmed and written work. It won Best Website at the Feminist Porn Awards in 2015. She also co-owns ForTheGirls.com, one of the first adult sites for women. Her short film “Dear Jiz” won Best Experimental Short at Cinekink in 2014 and her films have screened at numerous international festivals. She lives with her husband in a small Australian
town, surrounded by Fundamentalist Christians.
To see more of her work visit BrightDesire.com.
At the age of 47 Morgana left her loveless, sexless marriage to embark upon a journey of sexual discovery by making and performing in erotic films. Her films have had critical acclaim winning the Petra Joy award in 2012, an honourable mention at Cinekink film festival, 2014 in New York, USA and most recently winning Hearttrob of the year, 2015 at the Feminist Porn Awards in Toronto, Canada. Her films have also screened at the Berlin Porn Film Festival, Germany and the European Independent Film Festival, Paris, France.
Morgana hopes her films provide encouragement, to women over 40 to give themselves permission to pursue and explore pleasure, that we are all deserving and entitled to…without shame, guilt, ridicule and judgement attached.
To find out more about her work visit permission4pleasure.com.
Melbourne-based Gala Vanting is an award-winning erotic film producer, sex worker, educator, pleasure activist, and erotic imaginist. She draws from a diverse background in the sexuality field and brings a queer feminist approach to her work. Central to all of this is the core value of intimacy and the democratization of sexy.
Gala Vanting began Sensate Films with Aven Frey to produce premium-quality erotic media in Melbourne, Australia. Our work values process over product, aesthetic reverence for diverse forms of human intimacy, and hybridized modes of storytelling – blending fantasy with documentary, the self-conscious with the un-conscious, and the many shapes of the ‘real’.
To find out more about her work visit msgalavanting.com and sensatefilms.com.