Erika Lust is an acclaimed filmmaker offering an alternative to the mainstream porn industry. She is also the creator of groundbreaking audiovisual Project XConfessions.com – the first crowdsourced series that brought adult film to cinema screens.
Born in 1977 in Sweden, Erika burst out into the adult industry in 2004, with the indie short film The Good Girl – a humorous statement of principles using the “pizza delivery boy” trope. Since then she has directed four multi-award winning features: “Five Hot Stories For Her”, “Barcelona Sex Project”, “Life Love Lust” and “Caberet Desire”, and has also written five books including “Let’s Make A Porno” and her acclaimed erotic novel “La Cancion de Nora” (“Nora’s Song”).
In 2015, she gave her “It’s Time for Porn to Change” talk at TEDxVienna which gained her notoriety for her campaign to change porn.
Erika lives in Barcelona with her partner and husband Pablo and their two daughters, Lara and Liv.