Erika Lust is co-founder of Lust Films, an audiovisual production company, an expert in sex culture and a journalist. She is also the author of the books THE EROTIC BIBLE TO EUROPE (2010) and LOVE ME LIKE YOU HATE ME (2010).
In 2004 she produced and directed THE GOOD GIRL, a short explicit story for women that was well received internationally and which later went on to form part of her first feature length work FIVE HOT STORIES FOR HER, released in April of 2007. FIVE HOT STORIES FOR HER won Best Script at the Erotic Film Festival in Barcelona (2007), Best Film for Women at VENUS in Berlin (2007), Audience’s Honourable Mention at CineKink in New York (2008) and Best Film of the Year at the Feminist Porn Awards in Toronto (2008).
Lust is also the director of the erotic experimental documentary BARCELONA SEX PROJECT, awarded in Venus Berlin and the Feminist Porn Awards Toronto. Her last film is called LIFE LOVE LUST (2010).
Erika Lust was born in Stockholm (Sweden) in 1977 and she holds a bachelors degree in political science from Lund University (Sweden), with a specialization in gender studies and human rights. She currently resides in Barcelona.