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This is how we make our films

Erika Lust Films is part of a new wave of ethical adult cinema production, challenging mass produced mainstream pornography.

The shift towards consuming organic produce instead of fast food is reflective of a more ethical, intelligent society. We want to encourage this type of consumerism within adult entertainment, through ethical production and distribution. These are the principles we follow to adhere to this sex-positive mantra:

  1. Women’s pleasure matters.
  2. Diversity is central to creating groundbreaking new cinema.
  3. Pay every person fairly, from interns to performers.
  4. Make work that you can be proud of. We have nothing to hide, because we are proud of what we do. Mainstream porn sites like,, don’t show who they are: no names of producers and directors, no contact info, no one showing face, no pride.
  5. Our shootings are a safe sex environment, with every performer providing up to date STD checks - and performers choose whether they wish to use a condom.
  6. Every part of the shoot is discussed and agreed beforehand with all performers. We NEVER ask a performer to do something they have not agreed to or expect.
  7. Every shoot includes multiple breaks, food and a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere.
  8. Every Director or studio we feature on our sites is paid commission from the sale of their films.

Erika Lust Films runs three online streaming platforms (Lust Cinema, Erotic Films and XConfessions); one store for downloads, toys and cosmetics; Erika Lust’s website including her prolific blog; and a non- profit project working to encourage sex education for young people: The Porn Conversation.

Thank you for your support. Here’s to a future of ethical, adult cinema. You can contact Erika Lust at, you can reach our office calling to +34 931 59 69 69 or you can check it out here.

Erika Lust's Performers Bill of Rights and Director's Guidelines

As you know in October 2016 I started an ongoing open call for guest directors to make erotic short films for XConfessions. I wanted to get more women directing films to make female-led erotica relevant.

To ensure that the production of all films, including those that are guest directed, follow my values listed above, we have developed the 'Guidelines for Guest Directors to Shoot for Erika Lust' and the 'Erika Lust Performer's Bill of Rights' . Both of which are a mandatory read and sign for all guest directors. If you would like to find out more you can read both documents below.

Download the Erika Lust Performer’s Bill Of Rights

Download the Guidelines for Guest Directors to Shoot for Erika Lust

Erika lust films is an official supporter of Pineapple Support, a charity which works tirelessly to provide professional coaching, counselling and therapy for people working in the online adult industry. Erika Lust also makes regular contributions to the Red Umbrella Fund and Amnesty International, as well as one-off donations in response to current humanitarian disasters. The charities we support are particularly close to our hearts because they support sex workers and the LGBTQIA+ community.

At Erika Lust Films, we believe that everyone has the power to make an impact. We do not charge fees for our screenings, instead, we encourage partners and event producers to make a donation to these charities. Please donate generously, by clicking on the charity logos below.

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