I have a friend who decided to give the site Sexy Jobs a try. Now I want to go on record as saying I told her not to do it. It’s nothing against anyone, I’m sure the people who own it are really nice or whatever, but I knew that she would get bombarded with requests for privates or escorting.
Sure enough, as I predicted, in two days she received more than 30 requests for escorting work. LOL
However that isn’t what this post is about. There is one message she got that concerned me. The reason is, because on the surface it looked legit.
The person in question said they were casting b/g scenes for a company called Third World Media. This email is exactly white sites like Sexy Jobs concerns me. It just leaves unknowing girls wide open for scams and con artists like this jack ass. Now let’s look at his email.
I will highlight the parts that stood out as suspicious to me, but someone new to the industry might not have caught them.
Thanks for responding to my inquiry about some upcoming work. I am excited about possibly booking you for projects I have in NY. Please review the following information I have outlined below for you to get an understanding of upcoming projects
I will be filming about 6-8 shoots in the next few weeks. I tend to come out there twice a month to film, alternating between the East and West Coast. The pay for the 1 boy / girl scene starts at $1200.00 and can go up depending on you limitations. If you are looking for a little extra work the same day of your shoot we can add an additional blowjob scene as well. Pay for the extra scene is $800. Additionally, you will be paid $800.00 for your work on the non filmed rehearsal with your on-screen partner prior to the main shoot.
In total, your compensation will be at least $2800 if you did both scenes. As you would expect, cash is paid in full the day of the shoot. Please let me know if you want the scenes ASAP so we can start exploring possible dates.
A little about us – Third World Media is a NJ based production company that produces its own content as well as content for some of the biggest names in the industry.
For the most part the content is for members-only, paid website environments. If the content your are involved with will be for DVD production there is higher pay for such exposure, typically in the form of larger initial pay or royalty options. The films we are planning for right now are for web only though. Anyways, we produce some of the most trend setting and popular adult content on the internet.
While a smaller company, we always make sure everyone that works with us has a unparalleled experience. This starts with competitive industry appropriate pay and the option for recurring work should that be something you are looking for.
More specifically in terms of the non filmed rehearsal. We try to take the high end approach, not only for our media, but the media for our clients. Ultimately I am trying to portray the two of you as a couple on film. This is usually hard to accomplish.
The goal behind going this route it the two of you will actually have chemistry on screen, compared to the typical awkwardness that usually is there. This not only results in superior content, but it also makes for a much faster shoot. I also consider this good insurance that you will actually perform.
The last thing I would want to do would be set everything up only to have a shoot bust. Simply, time is money and I like to work fast. I hope you understand that. Whenever possible I like to shoot a full 25-30 minute scene without stopping. A whole shoot rarely exceeds 3 hours. In the end I feel it delivers a much more raw, believable experience for clients and customers. Prior to filming I would like you and your selected partner to get together to rehearse the scenes, run through all the positions, etc. I’ll send you over script details as soon as you let me know you want the gig.
The model I had in mind to pair you with is well-known male talent Tyler. He is based out of Brooklyn and a reliable, experienced performer.
Additionally, I will be sending you over a questionnaire to find out some more details of your comfort levels. From there this will help me understand what your do’s and dont’s are with regards to filming.
This will help me put together the proper scripting that respects your boundaries and most importantly creates quality content. As soon as I get this back we should set up a call to answer any questions you may have and go over more details. When is a good time to call you? Hope to hear back from you and possible work on a project together.
So we have a guy offering well above average pay for a b/g shot up north. B/G scenes in LA may pay $800 to $1200 but up north, $600 is more like it. So a guy offering LA rates for a BG stood out right away.
Next the guy offered $800 for a BJ. Come on – right there, I could have stopped reading and knew it was a scam. I didn’t need to go on, but I did.
Royalties? Really? When the hell did porn start paying those? LOL
$800 pay for a non filmed rehearsal? Interesting concept but total and complete bullshit. Anyone who has been in the business for two seconds should have caught that one.
Well known male talent Tyler. Really? I don’t know about you but I don’t know any male talent named “Tyler”. But I thought perhaps maybe I just missed one. Maybe there is a really well known male talent named Tyler so I did a search over at IAFD. There are lots of male talent who over the years that have used the name Tyler as part of their stage name but only 3 who just went by Tyler and none of those guys have performed in a long, long time.
So this guy can’t be to well known if nobody has ever heard of him and there is no recorded trace of his existence out of more than 143,000 porn stars that have been in the industry in the last 20 or so years.
So I warn you all now. If you are contacted by anyone claiming to be from Third World Media or that goes by the name David Northrop or uses that number or email address or whatever listed above – avoid them.
By the way I contacted the actual owner of Third World Media as well as the people who run the actual Third World Media website and they say they have never heard of this guy and they aren’t out of New Jersey, they are out of California.
Their exact quote was –
I have never heard of this guy in my life!!!!!! He has nothing to do with us!
Ladies if you are going to use a site like Sexy Jobs, make sure you do your due diligence and research an offer that sounds to good to be true. Because chances are, it is.