Luke Bather - 16th Aug 2016

Aaron Brown takes a long, hard look at the poetic melancholy of a Hollywood porn shoot.

Gorgeously shot behind the scenes candid imagery of pornographers and porn stars on a shoot, framed beautifully and in slow motion. It makes for some hypnotic viewing, especially with McCombs' soundscapes of sleepy sadness floating through your ears.

Everyone who goes to hollywood wants to be a star, but sometimes things don't go to plan. Aaron Brown asks a few porn stars about their hopes and dreams and watches as they reflect on that. It's certainly framed as heartbreaking, and does lean heavily on the default position of labelling all porn stars as victims, but it's important to remember that that isn't necessarily true.

PRO Credits


DirectorAaron Brown
ProducerBrande Bytheway
Production CompanyFRIEND
Executive ProducerTai Thittichai
Director of PhotographyFrank Mobilio
2nd ACJordan Grant
GafferDaniel Kayle
Make-upGarrett Gervais
EditorBrook Linder
Other creditsHero Female: Dana Dearmond Hero Male: Jordan Olson Male 1: Eric Estrada Female 1: April Flores Female 2: Chastity Lynn Female 3: Honey Foxxx Pornographer: Steve Holmes Driver: Eugene Kotlyarenko DIT: Chip Yamada Key Grip: Stephen D Chang Production Designer: Alexis Johnson PD Assistant / Stills: Nathan Seabrook Hair: Irene Urias PA: Tierney Finster PA: Eric Estrada

Luke Bather - 16th Aug 2016

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