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The Truth about Webcam Girls

Documentary looking into the secretive world of adult webcamming. Three online performers explain what it's really like baring all, online, for strangers all over the world.

All over the country, thousands of women from 18 to 80 are signing up to work as online webcam models. For the girls it's the promise of easy money - the most successful models charge over £5 a minute and can make hundreds of pounds a day, all from the comfort of their own bedrooms. For the hundreds of thousands of men who have signed up, it means easy, one-on-one access to their favourite fantasy girl.

This film looks into the secretive world of adult webcamming and meets three online performers to find out what it's really like baring all, online, for strangers all over the world.

25-year-old ex-pornstar Sammie has starred in over 100 adult movies, but her experiences in the industry have left her emotionally scarred. She's desperate to leave a troubled past behind and hopes that she can make enough money on the webcam to return to college.

24-year-old pornstar Carla is open-minded and up for trying most things on the webcam. Life as a webcam model may have taught her a lot about men and their secret desires, but it's making it tough for her to meet the right man.

Ambitious 21-year-old glamour model Olivia thinks webcamming can boost her career. Unlike other webcam models she won't go fully nude, but with competition fierce, just how far will she have go to achieve her success?

1 hour

Last on

Mon 24 Feb 2014 03:00


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Broken Bells

    The Ghost Inside (Instrumental)

  • Mystikal

    Shake Ya Ass

  • Bombay Bicycle Club


  • Elmore Judd

    We Float in Time

  • Radiohead

    Lotus Flower

  • Friendly Fires

    Running Away

  • Professor Green & Lily Allen

    Just be good to Green (Instrumental)

  • Miike Snow

    Animal (Instrumental)

  • Goldfrapp

    Strict Machine

  • The Rapture

    In The Grace of Your Love

  • Jason Derulo & 2 Chainz

    Talk Dirty

  • Tweet & Missy Elliott

    Oops (Oh My)

  • The Heavy

    How You Like Me Now? (Joker Remix)

  • Jon Hopkins


  • Peace


  • HAIM


  • Blood Orange

    Sutphin Boulevard

  • Jon Hopkins

    Form by Firelight

  • Electric Guest


  • Katy Perry


  • Ásgeir


  • Arcade Fire



Role Contributor
Executive Producer Mira King
Producer Chris Atteshlis
Director Chris Atteshlis


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