A decade ago, female performers would often sign with a large company like Vivid Entertainment or Wicked Pictures, which would pay them to appear in company-produced films and promote their work at porn conventions or strip club appearances.
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Earlier this month, Frunzetti opened a 14-room studio in a strip mall along Vine Street, just opposite the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Pickford Center.
Studio 20, as it’s known, features a variety of bedroom sets where camming models banter with web surfers online and entice them to enter private sessions where models will undress, act out fantasies, or follow explicit instructions … Once viewed as a small niche in the world of adult entertainment, camming today has become “the engine of the porn industry,” according to Alec Helmy, the publisher of Xbiz, a sex-trade industry journal.
As people spend more and more time alone with their computers and handheld devices, Frunzetti is betting the trend won’t slow down anytime soon.It’s a far cry from how the porn industry used to work.By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever.Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.
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