Q+A with Damien Woods

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  1. Supergirl Fan says:

    I have seen some of your work, loved it! I wonder: what kind of videos are your interested in producing? Does the female always have to loose, can she win, can it be tight? FvsF ? FvsM ? Do you do customs or sponsored videos? I always felt that there is such a big room for content out there, and much seems to go always one way … it is always great to see someone creative trying to do something a bit different!

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    • Damien Woods says:

      A couple of my films have dual endings. I am not sure what kind I like producing, I tend to just male whatever feels right at that time. I don’t mind if the heroine wins by any means. I have done customs, never a sponsored video. I tend to not do many customs for the fear I can’t deliver on what that person is interested in.

      I will try to make future films have alternative endings to please both audiences.

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  2. that guy says:

    How well do transformation videos sell? I’ve never been big on the peril but love the idea of the heroine discovering her powers and costume and getting aroused by said transformation.

    Also, why don’t more japanese heroines make it into videos, i.e. sailor moon? High boots, short skirt, seems like a good fit

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    • SHL says:

      I have never made just a transformation film, though maybe I could do something like that with Miss CJ.

      I don’t know many japanese fetish models. Otherwise I suppose I would have considered a idea like that sooner.

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  3. Alan says:

    Damein, I just want to say I support your works and whatever you have planned for the next uninvited, just listen to your heart and do whatever you think it is right! All of us, the fetishs, have different opinions and if you try to accommodate our request, I don’t think it will work. I sent you a personal email regarding what we can do after the uninvited 2.

    Keep it up man!

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  4. sarah says:

    i wonder whole this time, if the acctrees get punched, specially in the stomach, its real punch or not?
    those punch will hurt the actrees or not? i big fans of belly punching hahaha, make the girl vomit please its kindaa hot you know.

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  5. Seed says:

    Have you worked with anyone in next global crisis before? How do they train their actresses? The choreography and acting is always incredibly well done

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  6. fabio says:

    I forgot to add, is coaching the actress something that is done as well if needed? Do the actresses dislike being told how to react? Like do you ever have to tell an actress a low blow should hurt more than that, or the belly punch she received should definitely knock all the wind out of her so her moan should be harder than that. Or do you just accept how the actress sells the blows and move along. Some videos I watch I wonder how the director let that scene go by without having the actress sell it better, or have more of a moan to the blow she just received. So i wonder if maybe the actresses dont like being told how to react. If I were to direct I feel id be too involved in that process, like “Ok you’re gonna take a steel pipe to the crotch and its gonna hurt so bad you fall to the floor and start kicking and screaming from it, Im gonna add a bone crushing sound effect so you gotta make it seem like it really hurt, you’re gonna be rolling and kicking in pain with both hands on your crotch for a little over a minute, and after that the villain is gonna stomp your crotch in with their boot so you gotta react EVEN HARDER to that. Is that a normal thing to do as a director or do you just have the actress sell it however she does and move along? Sorry for the very specific questions but its just something Ive wondered for a while about the directors point of view.

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    • SHL says:

      Coaching can help. Most women have never been a fight where they had their groins kicked and stomachs stomped upon. Talent can be lost with reactions and sometimes not very vocal when faking being struck by a punch. I try to find something to compare it too. In the second Scarlet Fox film there is a scene where CJ has been given too much of the drug she uses to become powerful. Her body starts to reject the drug and she’s left overheating and squirming on the floor. CJ wasn’t sure how to play it out, my direction was to recall the worse cramps she ever had from a period and pretend it was even worse. The light bulb went on and you could tell she got it and knew how to proceed for the rest of the scene.
      I would say result oriented direction is a bad idea. Having a good fight choreographer on set can definitely help. You rehearse the punches, blocks etc. Then save the performance part until you begin filming. Having references on set of other films can be helpful.
      Some actresses just can’t deliver the physical performance, and over coaching can easily kill their confidence on set. Too many takes can start to lead to robotic performances, and you can easily end up in a situation where you lose your talents ability to perform. You have to have a sense for that kind of stuff. I remember on one set some of the fight choreography looked great, after showing the actress the take she became even more excited to make the next take sell even more “That looks amazing! It looks just like a movie!”.
      Some ideas you have just won’t play well on film either. You can write something and see it in your head but when filming if it can’t work in a reasonable amount of time you have to be ready to move on. Your actress can be better at selling punches than kicks, better at fights than dialogue. I have a decent amount of abandoned shots on the cutting room floor, crotch strikes that didn’t sell, punches that didn’t look like they landed.
      Sometimes I explain crescendoing pain reactions as music, instead of focusing on ‘scream harder and louder’. I will read the scene, then explain what I want out of it. “This is a series of strikes that are going to be your characters downfall, but its a build up. Bump… bump… swipe… boom boom boom… boom boom BOOM, rest/rest/rest”. That way instead of focusing of how they should perform a scream I instead explain through music the mounting significance of each strike after the other. Everyone gets music, everyone likes build ups. Etc.

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  7. fabio says:

    Hey Damien. Im really glad you’re doing this. Very insightful. Ive thought about throwing my hat in the ring myself. And this definitely makes me feel more comfortable in trying so. I just have to ask, how do the models normally react to being informed about the content of “peril elements” in the video? Like “Hey you’re basically gonna be receiving a ton of stomach punches, and you’re gonna be hit in the crotch quite a bit too.” Is it something they already expect. Are any weirded out or uncomfortable with that? In your first scarlet fox video the final scene was of scarlet taking crotch punch after crotch punch (which i LOVED). But I always wonder too how the actress feels about it, like “why do people wanna see this?” you know? Ive seen plenty videos where the heroine takes a low blow and you can tell the actress isn’t 100% comfortable in acting it out, or maybe she’s unsure how to. So I always wonder if its a tough sell as a director to try to have an actress act them out. Especially in low blow heavy films.

    Belly punches and low blows seem to be the main ingredients for heroine peril films. Which brings me to my next question, Im sorry to hear about your lack of sales, I wish every producer was successful because that would mean more videos in the long run. I am a big fan of your work but I haven’t purchased anything recent from you since it seems you went a slightly different route than your earlier videos like Wonderful girl the return, broken city, and my personal favorite dark rogue. All these I love because of the good amount of low blows and belly blows, Dark Rogue takes a steel pipe to the gut numerous times, and one to the crotch, WG gets her crotch grinded into in 2 films and has a sledge hammer dropped on it in broken city. All elements which I noticed were missing or scarce in your most recent videos. Now I know i am only one person but maybe the decrease in sales has something to do with lack of your earlier formula? Im not trying to persuade you into making more videos to my liking but just wondering if maybe the switch in peril elements make that much of a difference. I truly have no idea about what peril elements are more successful Im just assuming here.

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    • SHL says:

      I tend to only work with talent who has already performed similar work. Its easier to ask someone to repeat something they have already done than someone who is fresh to it all. I prefer to work with fetish actresses for fetish films as its their wheelhouse, they get it for the most part or have been exposed to it. In the few times I have worked with talent that was new to the genre you could always tell that a part of them doubts getting involved to begin with. I am always open with talent about on set rewrites if you can sense their comfort level is in question, “You doing alright? Would you prefer if we change how this next scene plays out?”.

      An adjust that comes to mind is the slime scene in Supra 2. The slime felt gross and was freezing cold having sat around all day on set. The actress was apprehensive about it. I made her a deal. If she didn’t want to do it, so be it. But if she did it and was unhappy about the experience she could dump the rest of the slime on my head as retribution. She was humored about my willingness to allow her revenge and agreed to shoot it. Afterwards although it was a mess to clean up she decided not to seek retribution. But you can tell she was a lot more comfortable with it all.

      I dont tend to open with “Hey you are going to get punched in the crotch a lot!” I write a script, try to be as honest in the writing about what is being filmed, and send them the script to read. Occasionally I let them know Id love to hear feedback, etc. Sometimes you never get a reply, sometimes they are excited about the project, sometimes they ask for changes in the script that they are not comfortable with, sometimes they have ideas for rewrites that are more violent than what you proposed. I dug through some old emails and here is a note I once received from an actress “Oh my god, you know what you should make? A scene where he has her arms restrained behind her back and when he does it she spits in his face and Melissa slaps her?!” So you never know what you are going to get as response really.

      I have heard stories through the grapevine of producers springing on talent shit that was never agreed too and actresses going through with it and regretting it or actresses walking off set. I don’t do that kind of shit. I always make sure the script thats agreed upon is the limit. I make sure that everything thats going to happen is said before the shoot through email. On set you could always ask for ideas from the talent, letting them know they can be open about their feelings, dialogue changes to make scenes flow better, as well as ideas they may have. I think the idea that things are flexible allow for people to be more comfortable.

      I try to mix things up as much as I can. Sometimes talents content changes over time with what they are filming to film. One film they might be comfortable with crotch punches, next time it may be a no go. I cannot say I avoid that stuff because of sales, if anything I forgot to include it cause I had some new things I wanted to try out.

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  8. Seed says:

    Hey Damien,

    Is there a reason why most producers lean heavily toward more “magical” villains and super powered heroines as opposed to a gang of thugs and a normal human crime fighter (like a batgirl, cat woman, etc)? I’ve noticed it’s mainly a demon/monster/guy with some magic depowering rock or super juice against supergirl/Wonder Woman clone of some sort. Is that what keeps drawing sales?

    I’ve been hoping for some batgirl-like video where the heroine is just a normal human being who takes a few punches here and there and eventually out of exhaustion or a hard hit, gets overwhelmed by a group of normal thugs. Similar to Batgirl:spoiled if you have seen that fan film on YouTube (which would have been awesome if there was a rape scene at the end). But maybe the reason is that they don’t sell well?

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    • SHL says:

      I think it might be cause its easier. Wonder Woman and Supergirl without a doubt sell better than other characters like Batgirl. My Batgirl film performed significantly less than my Wonder and Supergirl films.
      Its easier for a monster to overpower Wonder Woman than to always come up with creative ways that humans can defeat a powerful heroine. Removing a belt, kryptonite are easy to do but get boring.
      I think as a producer whenever I make a cool looking villain in my head it means people will like the film more. Some guy with a ski mask doesn’t seem as exciting visually.

      But I could be wrong, maybe people just want something easy like thugs rather than big bads.

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      • Seed says:

        To be honest, I think the reason why it didn’t do too well was because of the villain. All your Supra and wonderful girl videos mainly had a male villain having his way. In the batgirl one, it was a skinny girl with a hipster haircut. Doesn’t make a believable villain and I think most people prefer male vs female sometimes. That’s the main reason I was hesitant on that one despite being a huge batgirl fan. If you are to start a new character, go with the safer generic male villain first before venturing f v f. Just my 2 cents

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  9. Golden says:

    Not a question, just want to thank Damian, so many deep and insightful answers to a wide variety of questions. Thanks for taking the time to provide such rich responses. I have certainly learned a lot!

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  10. Alan jones says:

    I’m not sure if this is a little late now, but I have a couple of things I’d like to say/enquire about.

    One is of a personal nature, in response to your personal declaration. In your story I see some of my own – it was the original Batman series which engendered my fetish, and Batgirl’s purple original costume remains my favourite costume today. I was also drawn to Supergirl at a young age, and to catsuits. My sexual preference has remained the same – I pretty much only get off on Superheroine related content or ideas, although lesbian stuff and jeans also provide interest. I’ve gone off on a tangent a bit, but my question is rather personal and general to yourself, and indeed others here. To what extent do you find your fetish compatible with your personal sex life? I’ve been very fortunate, in that my long term girlfriends have been very understanding about the fetish, and my interest in domination (which goes both ways). The current one gets into it more than I ever expected her or anyone too, and generally we have about 5 or 6 costumes we regularly use, predominately the Batgirl 1960s costume (Grand Heritage). Although we’ve had some problems of late, and I find myself contemplating to whether a possible next GF will be so obliging, and if I will have to downplay the most pleasing part of my sexual life. Do you find that this is an issue for you? Especially given your work.

    I also wondered where you think this genre will go, and where possibilities for diversification exist? As you acknowledge, culture has changed and the superheroine has become mainstream in a way that she wasnt before. I suppose this produces additional competition, but also additional interests. Piracy is a big issue of course, and will surely limit the production. But I suppose my concern would be with the homogenisation of the genre. I know that is to be expected, and mainstream cinema culture is homogenised too, but I rarely feel surprised watching a superheroine fetish film. Obviously narrative enables changes – there will be stories that will surprise us, certain decontextualisations which enable new posibilities, but in general the stories follow a similar arch. A superheroine appears – she wins, but then is defeated and humiliated, and use assaulted in some way or another. Do you perceive much of a change in the genre tropes? And do you think the financial climate, and the growth of piracy, might be negating these changes to an extent? Because producers might be less inclined to take risks with something different.

    Cheers for your time.

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    • Damien Woods says:

      I think being a fetishist limits the dating pool definetly. While some women may get off on this genre most don’t have such specific interest, allowing for the ability to be more fluid in their sexuality. I think any male fetishist is mostly living in a very concrete world sexually and there isn’t much give to changing that. I think a lot of heterosexual women can be very accommodating to their male partners sexual interest, but if you are with someone who doesn’t humor it I can’t imagine that relationship could ever be furfilling in the long term.
      I think when it comes to meeting new people you have to do a couple things when probing for a potential relationship: be confident, in yourself and in your interest. And be honest and upfront about those interest.
      I think a lot of people feel guilt for their sexualities and when trying to explain themselves to someone new they tend to sell the guilt more than the fetish. Its an easy way to end things before they get started.
      I think superheroines have mass appeal in that regard though. So I think it’s one of the easier fetishs to have.

      I can confidently say as a producer that trying new things usually means lower sales. If I made more money I’d totally try to shake things up more often. It’s hard working on something new and putting a lot of energy into something no one will see.
      And it’s easy to become an assembly line for products that sell consistently. You don’t have to make the format work, you just evolve it. It’s mindless, rewarding, easy.

      I think our genre is going to expand in the near future when the children of today become the men of tomorrow. If batman and scully changed my whole life, imagine what would happen to a 6 year old today watching endless amounts of characters in costumes going toe to toe with evil. But with the next wave of customers also comes the next wave of producers.

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      • Seed says:

        Damien, Out of curiosity, is the superheroine fetish involved in your sex life (like Alan’s)? Or is it a pure business thing? If it’s not involved would you want it to be?

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        • SHL says:

          I am a super heroine fetishist.

          I only got into this business because I was a fetishist. If I wasn’t I wouldn’t be working in this industry at all.

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      • Alan Jones says:

        Thanks alot for taking the time to reply Damien. I get what you say with the guilt – I struggle with that, especially immediately afterwards sometimes. A form of shame, and wishing, to be honest, that I didnt have a specific fetish. But I agree that the superheroine one is easier – essentially it engages with ideas of domination and submission, which are pretty mainstream, and overtly sexy costumes normalised even more so recently by incarnations of Black Widow, Catwoman, Wonder Woman etc. I did get close to someone recently – on a level of friendship with an expectation of something more at somepoint from both sides, and the reception was understanding but at the same time expressed a fear that they would feel silly etc. And I understand that, and the only people that know about my interests have been partners and this one person. But its normalisation in mainstream culture can only be good for us, as is the general movement away from restrictive and conservative sexual norms.

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        • SHL says:

          Yeah, its not for everyone. I can see someone having hang ups with confidence and feeling silly venturing into this world. They have to come to terms with that on their own though, I don’t think they can be convinced into it.
          I think most men live with some kind of ‘thing’. Some are more publicly accepted than others. I think its easy to feel guilty, especially in the United States with our puritan roots, about sex in general.
          I think you’d be hard pressed though to find a heterosexual male though that didn’t find Lynda Carters Wonder Woman hot. Black Widow, etc are considered universally hot in their catsuits. So are we really that different in the end?

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    • Seed says:

      Wow Alan, whatever problems you have I’d say fix it lol. It’s extremely rare to find any girl who’s willing to bring the superheroine fetish in the bedroom. What’s the other 5-6 costumes out of curiosity

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      • Alan Jones says:

        Haha perhaps, and it is easy to forget that sometimes. But I’m looking for exactly the right thing, and at that point in a time in a committed relationship where doubt creeps in and the big questions are asked.

        Silk spectre, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Catwoman, and a Flash esq one.

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  11. Vulpor says:

    I honestly think the biggest problem with this genre is how fast a heroine is stripped of her costume and sex happens. I feel once the costume disappears the story might as well go into the toilet I get that in the end it is an adult film but I just feel it is dumb to even make a all powerful heroine into a normal girl in terms of removing a costume and just fucking her. Force a heroine to beat up her best friend Force her to kneel and submit to the evil doer make her do things she normally would never do (yes sexual stuff but make it so she does not want it) Also I feel if you dont go out for a good costume and get a model who cares about her character then its going to look bed. I feel the short clips I have seen from other “studios” where its a small hotel room with someone who just flubs her lines all the time does not make the video special.

    I honestly think the best thing that could happen is a series with an original heroine who beats the baddies for a few episodes but looks hot doing so. We then establish her weaknessess and then do an episode where the dasterdly heel finds or obtains the weakness then exposes our heroine to it. The heroine needs to have an arc I think and a reason for existing.

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  12. Traditional_Heroines says:

    Things I look for in a heroine film:

    1. Heroine vs villainess.
    2. If the heroine costume includes a skirt which I prefer for Supergirl-esque type characters, the panties should match the color and material of the costume (no cotton or lace K-mart panties the model happens to have on the day of the shoot).
    3. Full heroine attire depending on the traditional character, e.g. skirt, boots, cape, gloves, etc.
    A great example of preference number’s 2 & 3 is “Sleeperkidsworld: The Bats Gonna Hit The Fan” with Tracy Jordan https://www.heroinemovies.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/SKW-Bat-Fan.jpg. where the villainess manages to strip Batgirl of her costume only to find a matching bra and panty set or in this case a matching Batgirl-esque sexy, shiny bikini. She’s humiliating stripped but still clearly Batgirl as she is still wearing the cape, boots, mask, utility belt and ‘costume matching’ under garments.
    4. Forced bondage and humiliation after defeat.
    5. Total domination of heroine by villainess by use of force.
    6. After the heroine is defeated and used by a villainess, she is further humiliated and abused by common henchwomen, henchmen e.g. forced facesitting, forced blowjob while weakened and in bondage.

    Things I dislike in heroine films:

    1. Full costume removal; once the costume is removed she is no longer a heroine and it becomes just another porn shoot. Way too many producers are guilty of this IMO.
    2. Willing sex slaves; a heroine should never willingly submit to anyone, force and/or bondage must be used to make her comply even in a weakened state.
    3. I dislike male presence in heroine films but don’t mind henchmen as long as they’re directed by a villainess to further humiliate the heroine.

    My 2 cents.

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    • Damien Woods says:

      This is a Q+A. I don’t know how to respond to these kind of posts.

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      • Traditional_Heroines says:

        Oops sorry, the opportunity to voice my preferences to a producer was too tempting and I forgot to ask my question.

        So now that you know me a little, do any of my suggestions for heroine films posted above appeal to you?

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      • ray says:

        are any of you’re videos going to be on dvd?

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  13. Dangerman says:

    Do you also draw and do flash animations?

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  14. Tim says:

    Hi Damien
    I am looking forward to Uninvited 2 and I was glad to have contributed.

    As far as something new or done better in the genre. We have too many Wonder Woman/ Supergirl movies that are not done to well or too often.
    Just a thought. I was hoping to see more Star Trek( TOS uniforms) or maybe Buck Rodgers (Erin Grey season 2 uniform). Tentacles or something else from the sci fi realm would be nice. Akiba-web seems to be doing good with that stuff.
    Thanks for more making quality films that stand above the rest.
    Tim

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    • SHL says:

      I have helped edit a couple Star Trek themed films for UltraHeroix, Maybe eventually me and him will film one together. I think if I could afford a studio and build sets that would be a lot of fun. Its just hard to make the real world look sci fi with no budget.

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  15. Kage says:

    Hi Damien

    Do you talk openly with friends and family about this side of your work? Has it ever raised any eyebrows, or worse?

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    • SHL says:

      I think my family has caught on that I am up to some kind of shenanigans. But I have never told them about this business. My up bringing was very catholic and we didn’t talk about sex much. So to have any kind of conversation about my preferences is just something I am not interested in.

      I have been open with girlfriends about what I do. They have been mostly understanding. A couple of friends that are women seemed intrigued, others seem off put to the whole thing.

      My guy friends thought it was entertaining when I made a hardcore film, when some of them discovered the genre they seemed intrigued and wanted to see the films. I remember showing my best friend the scene from the Broken City where the emblem gets smashed in two and he quotably said “I finally get it. This is awesome.” He is a boob guy.

      As of now I try to keep the people who know to a minimum, which is easy when your face isn’t on the internet. Its better if people hear it explain from me rather than word of mouth. When it comes to new people in my life I can usually gauge now wether or not they would understand and be cool about it.

      For the most part most peoples reactions are very normal. Suspiciously so.

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  16. Deathrider says:

    Hello Damien, this whole fetish thing I’m seeing it everywhere now and its quite boring to be honest. In fact I find it a bit degrading. I would prefer it if you were going to incorporate perils into it make the women strong. Girl Power and then incorporate the peril into it.

    I noticed on http://www.heroinearena.com they made a film called Thorn which displays just that. Are you going to start making films like this? You are giving the female the tough leading role equal to a male.

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    • SHL says:

      Fetish doesn’t mean degrading. Fetish can also imply female empowerment. And I am sorry that you find it boring, but peril is its own genre and I don’t know if I can do another genre the proper treatment just because.

      If I wanted to make female empowerment films I probably wouldn’t make them for the fetish market in general. I think when you make fetish films you make what isn’t show on television and film, the dark seedy underbelly thats underserved by the public.

      In Hollywood heroes always win. Im not making Hollywood films. I apologize if thats disappointing, but heroinearena if they are offering that, well more power to them.

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  17. Kage says:

    Hi Damien

    Really interesting post, thanks for your insight. I wonder if you have an interest in producing PG films, and if not what the reasons are. I often find that acting is higher quality in pg films which means it feels more like actually watching superheroines rather than porn stars. From a selfish perspective I also get nothing from the x rated element but i think im in a minority.

    Thanks.

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    • SHL says:

      I don’t know that you are the minority in that. I think the vocal majority likes the x rated content. But if sales mean anything some of my least offense material sells better.

      I have considered making PG/PG13ish based content, but I were to do so I would do it under another studio name and drop the Damien Woods moniker. If I were to try and cast a PG film tomorrow and the actress googled SHL/Damien Woods she probably be freaked out by all the ‘rape porn’ the names associated with and for every reason she should be, this is some taboo stuff man!

      I think it be a disservice to my fanbase to sell them something they aren’t use to, or that they wouldn’t expect from me. It be easier to wrap it with new branding and hope people would trust in the look of the content to buy it.

      PG content would be a lot cheaper to produce, and the quality of performance probably be a lot higher. The trade off would probably be sales, which at this point I don’t know I have much to lose in that respect.

      So if I do make PG content this year, I won’t ever publicly state that I am in fact making it.

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  18. Bruce Kent says:

    @Damien, I just wonder if you can bring Supra Girl back. I’d write a custom script for her in two heart beats! 🙂

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    • SHL says:

      Honestly another Supra is totally possible. If someone wants to buy it as a custom they can write me an email. I just don’t have the financial padding to go ahead and make another one myself.

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      • Scwank says:

        I’d love to see another, with the same actress. Especially in the original costume – short, shiny skirt.

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  19. Darkwrath016 says:

    Thanks so much for providing insight on what to me has been virtually a black box as it relates to the genre. I have a much greater understanding, not to mention appreciation, of the hard work you guys put it against what seems to be an inordinate amount of risk.

    I have two questions for you if you don’t mind me asking:

    1) You mentioned that your sales have slowed down considerable these days compared to the earlier times of 2012. I’m curious to know why you think that is. Specifically why do you think things were good in 2012 compared to today.

    2) I’ve always been curious about how the actresses feel when acting in these videos, knowing full well that when all was said and done, there was some guy (most likely) who was willing to pay money to see her dress up as a beautiful heroine to get beaten down, knocked out and have all sorts of disastrously deed applied to her just because it amused/aroused them. Personally, and I’ll be honest here with myself, I’ve sometimes found my fetish a little bit embarrassing and sadistic. What’s even stranger is that I consider myself a feminist (the old school kind not this new social media tumblre sensation that took over the internet recently). It was sickening to me to hear how some men treat women as if they were just sex objects or their value was only attributed to their vagina. I was the kind of guy to correct male locker room talk and stuff like that. And I didn’t do it as a way to deflect away from my own sins. I did it because it genuinely annoyed me hearing the way men treated women at times. Yet here I am, enjoying superheroine peril that when you get to the heart of it, even though it’s a fantasy, was about abusing women. And like you, I don’t get off on regular porn. Hell I’ve never actually watched regular porn even when I was young. I had/have a panty fetish (I don’t wear them. I just enjoy seeing women in them) so that was my substitute for a long time, until ryona came along and then superheroine peril. Anyway, I’ve strayed a bit here but I’m just curious to know how actresses feel about staring in films like this.

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    • SHL says:

      I don’t know what to make of the downturn in sales. I think its multiple things all at once. I think a lot of the fanbase may be on its way out, children of the 60s/70s probably ‘getting to old for this shit’, as well as possibly the sheer amount of producers that make films today (Logan alone produces an ungodly amount of films, even after he retired from the business), financially some fans probably can’t keep up with the head spinning amount of content out there, I think another angle can be that people have grown tired of my films wether it be the content or actresses Ive done multiple sequels with. Then theres always the easy target of piracy. There are a lot of websites out there people use to give our films away for free, Uninvited back in 2010 had been viewed over 80,000 times on one website (imagine if that was sales! I could buy a car or something). But piracy has always been a thing, so I can’t say thats more true today than it was back then.

      Maybe people just are bored of it, they got their fill and maybe they have moved on to something new.

      Its hard to remember but ten years ago you couldn’t go see a Marvel movie every 4 months. The world around nerd culture has changed, now you can go Patreon your favorite cosplayer and see her lingerie photosets. So maybe just don’t need this kind of content anymore to get off.

      At the end of the day actresses are people. I think some of them enjoy people watching them for pleasure, some of them probably block it out and pretend it doesn’t exist, some understand its a business etc, some of them are just use to it and bored of the concept. Don’t forget that there is hardly anything a woman can do that a man can’t sexualize. Want to be a nurse? Thats a fetish. Want to sleep in bed? Thats a fetish. Want to play a video game? Thats a business for some women. Our culture makes it impossible to not acknowledge the sexuality thats being imposed upon others for anything that they do. But I think most women are just desensitized to it all. Men have probably been eye fucking them since they were children, if anything, its probably refreshing to get to wear something that feels empowering at all. And thats depressing isn’t it? That getting to dress as wonder woman for a small moment might be the most empowered a person can feel all week two minutes before someone calls out the word “action” on a fetish film set.

      I am an avid feminist. If anything I probably borderline what people might brand a militant feminist. But I think being a feminist is also the appeal of this genre. I don’t think you can add logic to sexuality, I think sexuality and sexual interest are baked into us from our experiences as children. But I don’t like watching women being beaten, I enjoy watching strong women struggle. I am a huge fan of female empowerment in Hollywood films and television, things like Westworld come to mind, the X-Files and I am excited about things to come like the new Wonder Woman film as well as Captain Marvel. But in my sexual life I like being dominate. And this one might come as a shocker to some but I know that some women do enjoy being dominated. (Hello world, women have sexual desires too!)

      As a feminist I think there are some hurdles you need to get over to be more comfortable with this kind of work. That women are allowed as human beings to have desires, that women are allowed as human beings to decide for themselves what they do with their bodies and that women are allowed to create work and or do work that they deem worthy of their time.

      I think its human nature to associate violence with sexuality. But theres a huge difference between fantasy and reality. I enjoy playing video games where I use guns to kill things, in my personal life I have yet to actually buy a gun, because I don’t have a real world interest in killing things. In my personal life I value strong women, I was raised by strong women. In bed, I like to consensually play fantasy games that play out as nonconsensual situations.

      If you remove the violence and peril aspects of this fetish you could still guilty if you wanted too. You would then be asking yourself why you like to ask your girlfriend to dress up as wonder woman, thinking “Is it fair to her that I compare her to unrealistic expectations of a super natural being?” Cause if you wanted to make it a logical ‘rock and a hard place’ shouldn’t you have just been satisfied with the real thing?

      In other words, I think your desires are perfectly natural. I think some strong women like to let loose too and have someone else take the wheel once and awhile. Logic and sexuality don’t mix.

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      • blackmothsuperrainbow says:

        What you have said on this Q&A is so incredibly refreshing, honest and cogent. There’s a wide array of folks who are into all this, but I am heartened to hear people who are feminist – who do want things like women’s equality and equal pay, etc. AND able to understand that human sexuality and all that it entails – including superheroine fetish —is complex… Might be preaching to the choir, but thinking about how William Moulton Marston, WW’s creator -as we all know -was a nearly militant feminist, yet produced this SMBD softcore comic book heroine that was representing feminist ideals all in a visually sexualized costume, a patriotic one at that – omg – that all adds to the richness of this crazy fetish… I don’t have a question, just a thank you.

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  20. Sugarcoater says:

    Forgive this idea in case it’s entirely unfeasible, but what about trying–just one time–this concept:
    Instead of payment (beyond meal and transportation), what about offering contract-wise a percent of each sale to those producing. For example, instead of giving the model $1000, offer her 25% of all the sales. For the extras, give them 5% or so. These figures are just off the top of my head and I have no idea if they are fair. But my concept would be to have the buy-in of all participants to both give their best and to hype the movie. I see it as a form of residuals, the way actors and actresses are paid each time their movies are aired.
    I don’t know how easy it would be to set up such a system, but I would think that if there is that level of buy-in, there would be less cost upfront and more involvement throughout the making and selling process.

    And on a total side note, what about doing your take on Ultrawoman SHC-style? I loved the Antares Fluid when Ultrawoman is dunked in the tub. Thrust Girl was also fantastic, especially when she is taken from behind. Loved the model and the camera angle throughout that scene was perfect.

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    • SHL says:

      I think most people just want to be paid fairly for the work that they do, in a timely manner. Sometimes between wrapping a film and releasing months can go by. If life gets in the way sometimes half a year can go by.

      Trust comes before anything. Trust that you will behave on set, trust that you will pay, trust that you’ll respect their time and effort. I think adding delayed payment gets in the way of that trust, if you live by the golden standard of money when it comes to friends and family. “Neither a borrower nor a lender be. For loan oft loses both itself and friend.” – Shakespeare

      When it comes to people I have worked with multiple times and have a longer relationship with I have done a couple profit sharing models when it comes to film production and releases. But the range of payment and sales has become so inconsistent that a few times I had to just pay them their normal fee as the profit sharing model didn’t not pan out nor exceed how much they usually make from an honest days work.

      And whats worse than having to wait for money than to wait and get paid the same amount?

      If my films had bigger numbers of sales consistently I think I could sell talent on the benefits. As of now I can’t even convince myself my next film will have any profit for me to even take home whatsoever.

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  21. daredevil16 says:

    Hey Damien,
    I am curious if there will be a follow up to pentacle after its conclusion or will that be the last we see of Eiona? I love the character and while I hope her story ends in a devastating defeat are there any plans to continue the character??

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    • Damien Woods says:

      Wrong Damien I think. I’m woods not Wagner.

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      • ray says:

        hello shl i have been watching you’re videos for wall and id like to say thank you you have some awesome videos!!..i was just wondering is there going to be a sequel to shadowcat? i really loved that film but i really like to see the same girl back as shadowcat she really was awesome in that film and id love to see more of a cat fight shadow cat vs 2 woman next time please one more thing are you going to have dvds? id like to see the black scorpion films all together on one dvd thanks!! i can’t wait to see more and please shadow cat sequel please

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  22. yolho says:

    Hey Damien have you ever thought about trying to re-create this as a live action video?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FltJckwjMco&t=30s

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    • SHL says:

      I had not seen this before now. I dunno if I can find a guy that big to remake something like that.

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  23. Stiletto says:

    I’m publishing a super-heroine novel series. I’m looking for artists to work with. Get in touch with me please.

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  24. Dangerman says:

    Another thing, I was brainstorming about some time travel stories where the girls travel through time by twirling in super-speed.

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  25. Roopert34 says:

    Hey Damien,

    Great work. What’s your favorite sh film not my you? Also, any plans for more films with Miss CJ? She’s awesome as Scarlet Fox and makes the mask hers.

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    • SHL says:

      Me and CJ have been talking about another film. Nothing in the books yet but we like working together so there will be more films between us.

      Favorite films… Thats a hard one. A few of Ryes first films come to mind, particularly anything with the actress who was in the Megagasm film. The one with her as wonder woman I remember being a big fan of.

      Next Global Crisis, Season 2 Episode 8: Fallen Angel (I looked this up, no way I could remember all that haha) is a favorite of mine. Great costume, great ‘oh fuck’ moment. Wish they did more films like it.

      SHC had this one back in the day, white leotard with boob widow, heroine being choke out with a long stick. I forget the name of it but I remember there being some controversy over the actress bringing her sister to set.

      When I was younger I was a big fan of the Black Scorpion tv series, loved the costume and the actress, definitely sent me into a dark direction with some of my interest.

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      • Darklord says:

        I think you’re referring to “Thrust girl”

        https://www.superheroinecentral.com/freearea/store/vid04thrust/index.htm

        Great video. I loved the nest, Antares fluid and super heroine shame (mop monster) as well!

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        • SHL says:

          Totally it. Remastered huh? Might have to get it.

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          • ForkMyDongle says:

            I agree with Darklord, those are all great videos and I highly recommend them.

            “Scorpion: The Nest” is awesome. Probably one of SHC’s best videos where the heroine gets her costume all slimed and dirtied up.

            I recall seeing some of these great dirty elements in Scarlet Fox. CJ’s costume was covered with dust/sand at one point and by the end there were all kinds of sexy stains on it. It really adds to the realism and makes the film more intense. Hope you do more of that stuff in your next film. Consider kicking it up a notch too 🙂

            Really looking forward to another Scarlet Fox. CJ looks so great in that outfit.

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          • SHL says:

            Some of those stains wouldn’t wash out. I like the grit it adds as well.

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  26. Dangerman says:

    Hey Damien, big interest in your movies. I’d like to have a few requests:
    – For your hi-leg leotard and bare legs superheroines, I’d like to see spinning transformations from their civilian identities to their costumed ones. I’m a big fan of the old Lynda Carter WW show.
    – I’d like the girls to win over the bad guys. I love superheroine vid for their sexy costumes and the fight scenes, but I’d like to see them triumph over the bad guys. My experience with GIGA videos always bring me down with the girl loses, sometimes humiliatingly.
    – This one is a long shot, I’d at least like to see the leotard-base girls to super-spin drill to the villains lair when they on top of a building or above an underground base.

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    • SHL says:

      I barley every shoot bare legged. The spin into the bad guys lair sounds interesting.

      There definitely can be more multiple ending options, for people who want to see the heroine win.

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  27. Mr.Bleh says:

    You mentioned working towards better (or maybe, more complete?) storylines and I was wondering how these stories come to you in the first place?
    Do you find your stories emanate from some kind of “catalyst” or are you one of those gifted individuals who can just pull a story (or at least a premise to base a story on) out of thin air?
    Personally, I’ve written a few stories myself but find myself lately envisioning singular scenes.
    Anyway, just curious how others come across these things.

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    • SHL says:

      I have always been a creative person. So I am able to fabricate a lot just from pulling things from thin air.

      When it comes to storytelling I have read a lot of books on narrative. One of the better ones that comes to mind is a script writing book called Save the Cat.

      In the book it goes on to talk about how the hero of a story should face something that has to do directly with their character, like the film Liar Liar. A lawyer, who as a profession most people think go as Liars, has to be honest for a day because of a wish his son made. Lawyer = Liar, storyline Lawyer tells the truth, against his will. I think the same dynamics can be pulled from any great hero vs villain storyline: Superman (All powerful) vs Lex (All intelligent) / Batman (Questionable but strict moral code) vs Joker (Chaos).

      If you can find yourself a main character, in this case a heroine, and commit her to a definable spine (she’s all strength and no brain) then you can set her against something that compliments what she is to show her weakness.

      There is a lot to be said for Hollywood films narratives: The setup, the decision to pursue, storyline A and storyline B breaking off, the dark night of the soul, Storyline A and storyline B meeting, story is resolved from things learn. If you read any book of three act structure it goes over these things.

      The hard part about writing for fetish films is trying to have something pay off in 30-40 minutes. Its more clear when you are not in it and trying just to wrap a day with something watchable.

      I think once you get the mechanics the creative part comes a lot easier. It also helps to write something and see it not work on set. You learn from each film about what you can and cannot do, you tend to add that feedback into your writing. It also helps to edit your own films for the same reason, you start to notice what you need for an edit that you didn’t think too shoot. As time goes you become more aware of what it takes to make something work as a narrative.

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  28. Whitman says:

    As a guy who has thought about getting into the business time and again, I am really curious about the return on investment niche films bring in. Since you do most of the work yourself I imagine (camera, editing, etc), what do you budget for a film and what kind of volume do you move?

    No biggie if you don’t want to divulge that info, though.

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    • SHL says:

      Hey, thats the point of this post isn’t it!?

      I think its hard for producers to talk about numbers just like its hard to talk about dick size. It can become a lot about ego and not wanting to be the first to throw in your hat.

      I have heard of horror stories through the grape vine of some new producers who make a film and see nothing in terms of sales. Im talking like 5-10 sales in a month. They tend to stop after one film and its understandable why.

      You have to understand that most customers don’t want to take a chance on something new, they rather purchase what they know will hit the spot.

      For me, I do most of the work myself. I have designed and made a couple of the costumes in my films (I will expand on this later), I write the scripts, I hire the talent, I shoot the film, I do all the heavy lifting on set, I edit, I do audio (for awhile I had an audio guy who taught me a couple things) and I manage most of the digital things in term of selling on my site. Having to pay multiple people to do half of those things can quickly kill profit thats for sure.

      When it comes to making and budgeting for a film origin stories tend to be the most expensive. My budgets usually look like this:

      One day shooting expenses-
      Actress: 500-1000 (Depending on content)
      Location rental: 200-500 per day
      Bad guys: 100-200 per bad guy
      Food for crew: 50 dollars per meal
      Costume: 300
      Total: 1500-2000 dollars
      If you have to fly your talent in add airfare and hotel:
      400 extra

      Sequels if you don’t change the costume help in saving on the budget. Costumes can get pricey cause you usually want to have a couple of hand just in case something doesn’t look good, fit right or gets accidentally destroyed during filming.

      Now lets talk about sales which can be a tricky thing.

      Back in the good ol days a couple of films I made did pretty well. Im talking 300-500 sales in the first two months easily. Now, that was nearly four years ago and things for me have changed a lot since. And the grapevine has informed me the same might apply to some others in the business as well. Back then I had a producer who fronted all the money for my budgets and took care of all the digital marketing and sales. We had a 50/50 arrangement after expenses were covered. So you figure a 1500 budget for a film you sold at 30 dollars a piece and got 300 sales on I would take home just short of 4 Grand a film. Back then I was just out of school and broke so I couldn’t afford to make my own films, otherwise there could have been some really nice pay days. I also put a lot of that money into new gear to make my films look better, camera lenses can cost as much as 2 grand a piece if you get the good stuff. Now before you get your hopes up, there is a reality to how the business plays out now.

      In the last two years I have gone mostly solo, forgoing a producer not because I wanted too but simply splitting the money in anyway wasn’t worth it. Since going solo here are some of the sales on my recent films:
      227 copies
      206 copies
      74 copies
      69 copies
      90 copies
      Tragic isn’t it? (Keep in mind some of these are from half off sales, so not every copy sold is equal)
      There is a downward trend on anyone buying my films. Now, that could be because the business has changed. Or that I haven’t changed enough. Or that I need new talent to shake things up. Or that I need to take risk with new characters.

      But the cold hard facts are that if I don’t want to lose money from a film I need to plan for the worse in my budgets. Take the lowest selling film as an example: 69 Copies

      69 copies sold at 30 dollars a film is about $2070 dollars. Minus a production cost of an estimated 1500 dollars and you have $570 dollars. Divide that against how much time you put into the film: 8-12 Hours of shooting / At least 12 Hours of editing / Maybe 2 Hours of Marketing / Maybe 4 Hours of contacting talent and booking / 1-2 hours of script writing: 30 hours total of time invested.

      $570 dollars divided by 30 hours of time: $19 dollars an hour.

      Now none of this considers start up cost. If you don’t have camera gear, you don’t have the computer to edit on, you don’t have lighting to shoot with etc. Camera will run you about 1000 though you can rent, computer at least 1000, software if not stolen will run you about 200-300 bucks, lighting 100-600 depending on what you get.

      All in all, its a risky business. And as of now profits are as low as they have ever been. All I can hope at the end of the day is that the films I make don’t cost me anything besides my time. It helps when a film sells so I can reinvest the profits into another film. Sometimes that just doesn’t happen though. There is no way in hell I personally could make a living from doing this. Back in 2012? Sure, easily. Had i know that I probably would have been more aggressive about making more films back then.

      I started making costumes in house for a couple reasons, one was that I could and had practiced doing it, another was that I was getting fucked paying others to do it. Usually for something unique and original you would have to hire someone to fabricate something for you, like the Wonder Woman costume that is featured in HM/SHL films. Since I have never done sculpting we needed specialty talent to make it. So you pay not just for the product but the fabrication of the product. If all in all you get something special and people like it: people will copy. And the fabricator will sell said design for a profit, and sell it a lot cheaper than you paid for it. So me and HM essentially subsidized a costume for 5-6 other producers to use and they all have. Not to say I can blame them, it looks great on film and the creator made it cheap enough for them to afford.

      But it stings when others don’t just copy but literally pay less to take from your investment.

      Costumes like Super Missy I made myself, simply because I didn’t want to see it in other peoples films, at least not cheaply. If someone wants an M on a Superman logo I would hope they spent a couple days making in their house rather than paying 30 bucks for it on the internet.

      Other things to take into consideration:
      Web hosting cost
      Transactional cost (Clips4sale takes 40 percent)
      Maintenance cost (HD’s to backup data, computers getting worn from time)

      It all adds up.

      For me I can justify it because its a part of me and who I am as a fetishist. But honestly you can probably make more money on the side driving for Uber or Lyft (I am dead serious).

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      • SHL says:

        Is that enough info? Haha thats a long post

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        • Darkwrath016 says:

          That’s an eye popping post. Definitely pulled the wool from my eyes and I appreciate you sharing this information with us. Completely shined a light on a part of the genre I knew virtually nothing about.

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          • SHL says:

            For sure. Its taboo to talk about money in this country. I don’t have anything to gain from keeping it a secret though.

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      • SHL says:

        Forgot to add:

        That is how come some in the business stick to a custom only styled business. Customs allow for the producer to not have to worry about making a profit but only pleasing one person.

        This kind of business doesn’t tend to work for me as I always doubt my ability to do justice to some peoples ideas. I tend to shy away from customs as I feel Id be doing a disservice to try realize someone else exact idea.

        I imagine you need a couple films under your belt in order to get the confidence of custom buyers. But there is a lot to be said of this as a business model.

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        • Whitman says:

          Holy geez man thanks for the extensive reply. It still sounds like it would be fun to do as a part time gig, if you already had a source of income.

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          • SHL says:

            I agree. I know of one producer that uses his day job to fund his fetish films. If I were rich Id like to think I would just make them and give them out for free on youtube or something.

            Thats what rich people do right?

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  29. Godz24 says:

    Yay a fellow chicagoan. i didnt know there were producers out here. I guess my question would be: how did you find your first actress/model?

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    • SHL says:

      I think there are two heroine producers in Illinois. The fetish scene in Chicago is a dead market though, hence why there isn’t much talent or producers here.

      I am not going to lie, I found the actors from Uninvited from a Craigslist post. I didn’t have any idea what kind of work I would get out of them and I didn’t have much of an idea of what I was doing. I knew how to make things look good, I had never tried to film a narrative before then.

      After that I found talent in no particular place. Twitter/Recommendations/Other peoples previous hires.

      Before my first film I had approach some friends who were open minded about starring in such content. Some of them humored me but it never went anywhere.

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  30. Dragon 1 says:

    I don;t mind if the heroine loses quickly if she is not looking like she is really being violated and not just inconvenienced. Too many times it is like well no big deal that he is taking me against my will. It makes her lose the heroine persona and makes her look like a porn star in costume.

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    • SHL says:

      That one is hard.

      I once read that there is no such thing as bad acting just bad directing. That asking talent to be more emotional/be happy/be sad is result oriented direction that tends to have the talent portray the emotion than to experience it. That instead you should ask your talent too – listen, convince, discourage. That way the actor is reacting to a given situation not displaying fake emotion.

      Much of the talent for these films probably like to mentally tap out from exhaustion of long work road trips etc. There is a lot to be said for creating a fun workspace where your talent is free to make mistakes and is comfortable to be vulnerable. At the end of the day though when you are on a time limit sometimes you just phone it in and start giving bad direction.

      I think force fantasy is complicated, in that you don’t want your actress to really commit and mentally go somewhere they aren’t comfortable with. It helps when someone gets it and knows how to react within their limits.

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  31. Rover says:

    Funny, I am also not really able to appreciate porn without the superheroine thing, including what is essentially porn with costumes. I enjoy the emotional peril of a film. Supwrheroine films just represent that particularly well; because you’re dealing with characters not used to being victims. The more gradually the tables turn, the better in my opinion. The major flaw many films make recently is just throwing the heroine into rag doll mode too quickly. Just my comment, not a question. :p Keep it up.

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    • Darklord says:

      I agree wholeheartedly! The best part of a heroine movie is the transition from advantage heroine to advantage villain. The clips that have sudden weaknesses due to kryptonite, or a chloro rag or one low blow are the worst in my eyes.

      It’s not as if it has to be slow or drawn out, but it helps. Also I enjoy a cleverly laid trap, or a slow realization by the heroine coming to grips that she’s doomed. This isn’t done well or enough by most producers.

      One other element that’s hard to articulate is “tone”. Something about old school SHC clips and old school punished heroines is, the situations felt DIRE. Life and death. Maybe it was the gritty production values, but the clips made today just seem like a scripted movie. The classics just have that raw feel to it – again it’s hard to articulate but perhaps u know what I mean?

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      • SHL says:

        The Dues Ex Machina is always tempting. Its hard to come up with clever traps to over power an all powerful being without at some point just going for the easiest thing. I’m not going to lie, sometimes my brain just can’t put a good idea together.

        Something with the tone has been lost and I am not sure what that is. SHC definitely had weight to it all. Maybe it was the grind house lower quality production in the past? Maybe HD is just too clear and sells the fantasy away? I’m not sure what it is, but theres a difference.

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    • SHL says:

      I am guilty of this.

      I think it is all about the power dynamics. I read in this script writing book that any scene where power isn’t turned over should be removed from a script. I didn’t know what to make of it until I started really paying attention to films. A character needs to end somewhere opposite of where they started otherwise there is no point to telling that story. Like Breaking Bad’s Walt who goes from shy nice guy to bold evil maniac, Heroine videos should be about a rookie coming into power or a veteran just about to lose it.

      Its hard to convey that in a film. Sometimes when you are on set, you just have to get through the day and try to get enough takes and performances to have something tangible by the end. Sometimes certain things in scripts don’t work and you need to come up with creative solutions on the fly. It doesn’t always work out.

      I wish I had bigger budgets to be able to focus more on the story to make that ‘oh fuck’ moment really sell. Back in the day I did get wrapped up in profits like anyone naturally would, but at this point I just want to be able to make something I am proud of.

      Its complicated storytelling in that you need to have all that happen pretty fast. 30 minute films need to set up a lot in order to have context, sometimes it just doesn’t pan out.

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  32. Kevlar says:

    Do you have any other fetishes aside from superheroines? e.g. particular elements?
    What happened to Missy Rhodes?

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    • Mr.Bleh says:

      AFAIK, Missy retired.

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    • SHL says:

      I also have a pantyhose fetish. Growing up I was a huge fan of Gillian Anderson on the X-Files who always wore them under her pants (her outfits were ridiculous) and a big fan of Lynda Carter who always wore them as Wonder Woman, so I think the heroine/pantyhose thing just got baked into me.

      Otherwise I can always appreciate a good unmasking. I think having an interest in something taboo like forced fantasy with heroines in spandex makes you feel like you have a secret identity growing up as a kid, the idea people would figure out how weird I was kind of like ‘unmasking’ in real life with lots of humiliation and shame attached. So for me I enjoyed the idea on a visceral level and it tied a lot into my sexuality growing up.

      Overall I think humiliation is a key for me, in that you could do it in multiple ways without having too be repetitive in the motions.

      I think Missy just got burnt out from the business for doing it for nearly a decade. We haven’t talked recently so I don’t know if she has any interest in coming back to the business. By the end I think she just wanted to try and make it in the real world for a little bit. Sex work can be draining, even if its just keeping up with emails.

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  33. Koya says:

    Would you be interested in taking on a partner in regards to the business management, marketing, advertising, SEO and social media management?

    Like yourself, I’m a 30yr old guy who has been interested in this genre as long as I can remember. I love the work you do and I would like to be a part of helping you grow it. If you are interested, I would love to talk with you one-on-one.

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  34. Larry says:

    Two questions:
    First: what happened to Brit? I always liked her stuff.

    Second: As a fellow Chicagoan, I have to ask – Cubs fan or Sox fan?

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    • SHL says:

      Brit is pursuing her career, she was never interested in being an actress just liked the genre. So as of now she is retired, probably not coming back unless we offer her gold and silver.

      I grew up on the southside… I’m a Cubs fan. Haha.

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      • Larry says:

        She will be missed, but good news that she’s pursuing her career. Best of luck to her.

        2016 World Series Champs, baby!

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  35. Dragon 1 says:

    What are the new things you are looking to to bring to the genre?

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    • SHL says:

      I hope to make a couple films that are crafted better. Hollywood quality cinematography and a little bit more story to help sell the on coming peril. I am a musician as well, so it be nice to also try and create an original score for a heroine film. I figure I could try to flesh out some of the things low budget shooting doesn’t allow for.

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