Principal Photography Completed, Cast Announced for Unprecedented Sex Instructional DVD Educating People of Size!
MARCH 3, 2014 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Acclaimed sexual wellness authority and Wicked Pictures contract star jessica drake, and multiple award-winning BBW performer and size acceptance advocate Kelly Shibari, have wrapped principal photography for jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Plus Size. The film will be released by adult entertainment powerhouse Wicked Pictures in the spring / summer of 2014.
“From the inception of my series Guide to Wicked Sex, I’ve wanted it to be a unique educational hybrid, an all inclusive resource to everyone interested in realizing their sexual potential,” says jessica drake. “When I began doing seminars and workshops years ago, I quickly realized women and couples of size were lacking options, and it seemed many plus size movies were still upholding the clichéd stereotypes, often in a derogatory fashion.”
jessica continues, “I have long admired Kelly for her sex positive attitude, her determination, and her desire to educate, and I knew she would be the perfect person to collaborate with for this project. Over the past year, we gradually built the rapport to embark on what I feel is one of the greatest volumes in the entire series. I am very grateful for her input and expertise.”
“I am incredibly thrilled with what we were able to capture on camera,” says Kelly Shibari. “The content we created for jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Plus Size is beautiful, with a very cinematic feel. The couples we interviewed were absolutely inspiring, and the performers we cast and the crew all brought their A-game. All the elements combined have helped to create a product not only visually stimulating – it is emotionally empowering. I am extremely happy with this film, and am looking forward to getting it to the public.”
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jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Plus Size is the first sex education DVD created for the plus size community. The movie’s cast includes beautiful BBW performers Devlyn Red, Angel DeLuca, and Scarlet LaVey, as well as non-performer couples Scarlette Cyn and JC Lewis, and Sherri Shaulis and Michael Colbert; it showcases women of a diverse range of BBW sizes, ranging from size 14 – 24. Kelly Shibari hosts the narration for the bulk of the project, and is also featured in one of the full-length sex scenes provided at the end of the film.
Scarlette Cyn remarked, “This film project provided my partner and me the ability to explore each other’s bodies through communication exercises and real life practical scenarios. It was a fantastic opportunity to show the importance of appreciating, relishing, and accepting one’s appearance through the prism of sexuality, and we are extremely honored to have been able to participate in such a groundbreaking project for our community.”
Of the filming environment, Angel DeLuca commented, “It was one of the most positive sets I have ever been on! I loved working with everyone there, and never felt better about myself, my size, and my sexuality.” Scarlet LaVey echoed her sentiment, saying, “I had such an amazing time on set. The energy was refreshing, and the cast and crew truly felt like family; I’m very honored to be part of a project with such a positive message.”
“As with all volumes, we truly owe everything to our amazing cast,” adds jessica. “The energy and passion they brought forth is immeasurable. The demonstrations and the hardcore scenes are intensely passionate; beyond that, their willingness to be candid and open to discussing body image, confidence, communication, and more is what makes this project a success. I sincerely thank our professional performers, our real life couples, and Kelly, for being so wonderful, and as always, Wicked, for their continuing support.”
jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Plus Size takes viewers through a variety of topics, from relationship communication, discussion of trigger words and acceptable terminology between partners, size-friendly sex positions, and body confidence exercises. The addition of three full-length sex scenes, available with or without commentary, is also offered at the end of the film. Interviews with plus-size adult performers, as well as non-performers, are an integral part of the project. The provide a non-xxx look into the issues confronted by plus size women, men, and couples, and offer solutions to increase confidence and combat negative stereotypes.
On the immense scope of the project, Kelly commented, “There was so much to cover in this film; our aim was to create a product for couples who may not be in size-positive or size-supportive communities, and we feel we have succeeded. I truly hope this film will help men, women, and couples of size become more confident in their sexuality, explore their amazing bodies, and communicate better as to their relationship and sexual desires. I’m so honored to have jessica and Wicked on board to help realize a project I have been conceptualizing for over four years; it’s truly humbling.”
As a BBW model/performer, Kelly is passionate about introducing body positive messages into the media spotlight, and promotes her ongoing mantra of “Confidence is Sexy” through a variety of mediums. A proponent of “intelligent hedonism,” Kelly speaks on college campuses and more on how to intelligently navigate female sexuality, negative media messages about size, and bullying, all while developing self-confidence, class, and inner strength.
jessica drake is a fervent educator on sexual health and wellness. She is a highly sought-after sexual wellness speaker who lectures at universities, teaches seminars, and runs workshops globally. Through her series of workshops and seminars, and her line of instructional DVDs, jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex, drake teaches people to explore their sexuality in a fun, safe, and responsible way. She teaches how to set boundaries, emphasize consent, and still have wonderful sex, while communicating effectively with partners.
jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex is established as one of the most awarded and trusted sex education resources on the market. Its debut production jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Fellatio received the 2012 AVN award for Best Educational Release and jessica drake’s Guide Wicked Sex: Anal received the 2012 XBIZ award for Specialty Release of the Year. jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Anal Play for Men was recently named Best Educational Release at the 2014 AVN Awards.
About jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex:
Three-time AVN Best Actress winner and sexual wellness authority jessica drake brings erotic topics to life through intimate demonstrations performed by some of today’s hottest adult stars in her “Guide to Wicked Sex” series. The stimulating sequences are sensual, provocative and enlivened by an informative optional audio commentary. In each volume of “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex,” writer, producer, director, and host jessica drake addresses a different aspect of human sexuality, ranging from Fellatio and Anal to Basic Positions and Female Masturbation. jessica explores each topic with the same distinct blend of knowledge, experience, and good humor, which led Dee Dennis, the founder of sexuality conference CatalystCon, to praise her as “an amazing sex educator and speaker, who represents a new direction and is breaking new ground” in the sexual self-help genre. The series’ volume on Fellatio earned AVN’s 2012 Best Educational Release trophy, “Anal” was named XBIZ’s 2012 Specialty Release of the Year, “Anal Sex for Men” received AVN’s 2014 Best Educational Release award. For more information, visit www.GuideToWickedSex.com, www.Facebook.com/GuideToWickedSex, or www.Twitter.com/Guide2WickedSex.
About Kelly Shibari:
From her background in design and construction in mainstream film and television production, to performing in front of the camera as the sexually charged figurehead for chubby Asian girls everywhere, Kelly Shibari is a stereotype-breaking tour-de-force. Holding the distinct honor of being the only plus-sized performer ever molded for a Fleshlight, Kelly is also the face of harness company SpareParts Hardwear®’s plus size line, and made sexy pop culture media site Fleshbot’s Top Ten Crush Object List for 2013. Her self-produced, self-marketed DVD, “Kelly Shibari is Overloaded,” was nominated for both XBIZ and AVN, not just for the DVD itself but also for its marketing campaign. Kelly was named 2013 BBW Performer of the Year at EXXXOTICA’s fan-based awards, “The Fannys,” and also named Best BBW Performer at the 2013 NightMoves Awards. For more information, visit www.KellyShibariXXX.com, www.Twitter.com/KellyShibari, and www.Facebook.com/KellyShibari.
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