Podcast 99: Adult Performers Actors Guild, MV Awards, Cam4 Fundraiser for Australian Fires, and more!

Episode 99: Special guests from the Adult Performers Actors Guild, MV Awards information, Cam4 launches a fundraiser for the Australian fires, and more news!

Welcome back to the Camland Podcast, this week coming to you live with special guests from the Adult Performers Actors Guild (APAG)! APAG is organizing performers, past and present, to provide education, health care, and protection of performers’ rights. APAG is a federally recognized union organizing actors and actresses in the adult film industry

Regular News:

(Camland Podcast) New LoyalFans Feature: Send Locked Content Messages — LoyalFans influencers are now able to monetize the messaging system by sending locked content directly via the messenger.
(Camland Podcast) Chaturbate Performer of the Year Award added to 2020 TEAs — Along with the Best FtM Amateur and BBW Performer of the Year awards, another new award has been added to the 2020 Transgender Erotica Awards (TEAs). Cam site Chaturbate has stepped up to sponsor the “Chaturbate TS Performer of the Year” award category.
(Camland Podcast) 2020 Transgender Erotica Awards Nominees — The nominees have been revealed for the 2020 Transgender Erotica Awards (TEAs). Winners will be announced at the 12th annual awards event on March 15, 2020 at the Avalon in Hollywood.
(Camland Podcast) 2020 MV Awards (Jan 8-19, 2020) — Manyvids has revealed the details, dates, and prizes for the 5th annual MV Awards. The MV Awards purse totals $17,500 in cash prizes, with every MV Award winner receiving a $500 cash prize, a rhinestone tiara, and a prize pack that includes MV Gear and a certificate. All MV Award winners also get a badge displayed on their site profile that denotes their win.
(Camland Podcast) 2019 Recap with Aerie Saunders and Katy Churchill — Another year of Webcam Startup and Camland Podcast brought hundreds of news stories and dozens of new tips and tricks articles, all designed to keep you up to date and working smarter, not harder. For this “Year in Review”-style video, Aerie took a look at the most popular pages in 2019, and Katy looked at some of the biggest stories and trends of the final year of the 2010s.
(Camland Podcast) IWCSociety Photoshoot Opportunities — Leading femdom video platform IWantClips has released more information for models interested in being featured on their new SFW site IWCSociety. IWC is looking for models located in or willing to travel to Los Angeles on their own dime to apply for photoshoots and interviews with the IWC team for promotional features on IWCSociety and IWC social media placement.
(Camland Podcast) Pineapple Support at Adult Events in January 2020 — Adult industry mental health organization Pineapple Support has unveiled a long list of events they will be attending in January 2020. Pineapple Support will be running seminars and offering resources for performers and other members of the adult entertainment industry at several major industry events, including both XBIZ LA and AVN.
(Camland Podcast) APAG Survey About California AB5 — The Adult Performers Actors Guild (APAG), who have been on top of California Assembly Bill 5 and its implications for performers for a while now, are looking for your input! They are taking a survey of webcam models regarding their work schedules, income, and concerns about AB5 and similar bills and laws across the country.
(Camland Podcast) Manyvids Sponsors LALEXPO 2020 — Clip site Manyvids has announced that they are a Crown Sponsor of the upcoming LALEXPO event in South America. Taking place February 15-20, 2020 at the Valle del Pacífico in Colombia, LALEXPO is 5 days of business workshops, speakers, networking, and partying.
(Camland Podcast) CamLife Magazine Launches App — Adult industry publication CamLife Magazine has launched an app that is available in both the App Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Android devices. The app itself is free, there is free content within the app, and CamLife Magazine offers a free trial of the magazine through the app.
(Webcam Startup) SPLTstream: Cam-Splitting Software For Webcam Models — SPLTstream is more than just a cam-splitting software. SPLITstream also integrates with multiple camming sites to provide a wide range of features. This includes Lovense integration, tipping games, chat and user management and more. SPLT is currently in beta and the company is looking for performers that would like to take place in the beta testing process.
(Webcam Startup) Chaturbate Updates Independent Broadcaster Agreement for AB5 — Eagle-eyed members of the Adult Performers Actors Guild (APAG) spotted language in webcam platform Chaturbate‘s updated “Independent Broadcaster Agreement” that appears to be designed to cement the status of their cam models as independent contractors under the terms of California AB5. As we’ve previously reported, Chaturbate has confirmed that California models are welcome to stream on their platform with no additional limitations now that AB5 has been implemented.

Site of the Week: Cam4

(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Fundraiser for Australian Wildfires — Cam site Cam4 has launched a fundraiser for the Australian charity WIRES – the Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service. The Cam4 profile Save_Australia is taking offline tip token donations, and Cam4 has created a special 20 token “Koala Kares” gift that can be given to the profile, and the full value of the gift will be donated. Cam4 is also matching donations up to $7,500.
(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Private Show Contest (Jan 13 – Feb 2, 2020) — opular camming platform Cam4 is running a Private Show contest from January 13 to February 2, 2020. The top 10 performers who earn the most through Private Shows (including Spy Show earnings) will win cash prizes. Winners are selected regionally, and performers must sign up for the contest through the Cam4 blog.
(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Social Media Model Search — Every day, popular cam site Cam4 uses photos of its sexy performers to promote the site, but they don’t want to use the same models over and over. Instead, they’re hoping you will fill their feed! Send in your hottest SFW (safe-for-work, aka non-nude) photos to be featured on Cam4’s Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Interested in becoming a CAM4 webcam model? You can either signup here or learn more about the camming site by checking out the link below. CAM4 is a popular camming site with tons of great features. Although camming is the main focus, models can also make money from selling clips and running fanclubs. All genders and sexual orientations welcome and anyone 18+ can make money as a CAM4 webcam model.

Model Tip of the Week:

January is right in the thick of awards season in the adult industry, and that can bring up all kinds of feelings. Whether you choose to throw your hat into the ring or not, surviving the constant barrage of nominations, voting promotions, and thrilled winners can be overwhelming. Check out Katy Churchill’s guide to surviving awards season, and keep an eye out for her upcoming video about her experience in the 2019 MV Awards, and what she learned about herself and the business of industry awards along the way.