Credited as the UK's leading Intimacy Coordinator, and founder of Intimacy on Set, Join intimacy coordinator Ita O'Brien in an exclusive Q&A to discuss the details of intimacy on set and tackling intimate scenes. Pioneering the role, Ita has worked such productions as Sex Education, I May Destroy You and Normal People, and is a phenomenal insight into exploring scenes of intimacy in professional and independent productions.

Ita O'Brien - Intimacy on Set

How I Work: Ita O'Brien

Ita O'Brien is an Intimacy Coordinator and Movement Director for film, television, and theatre. Since 2014, Ita O'Brien has been developing best practice when working with intimacy, scenes with sexual content, and nudity in film, TV, and theatre - the 'Intimacy on Set' guidelines. Ita pioneered the role of Intimacy Coordinator, which is gaining adoption in leading production houses, including HBO, Netflix, and the BBC.  

Ita's work has been featured widely in the media, including The Guardian, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Irish Times, Cosmopolitan, The Evening Standard, The Stage, The Sunday Times, BBC, NBC, Radio New Zealand, ABC, and RTE. 

​Ita founded Intimacy on Set to provide trained professional Intimacy Coordinators to the industry.