Web-cam Studio Locations in Europe and WorldWide - Updated 2013

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Studio Locations.

The studio network looks something like this - just to give us an idea of the global scope of this industry. These are our preliminary findings, the actual number of studios in operation remains uncertain. What is available in the public record are the names and addresses of the "Custodian of Records" that are legally responsible for checking that the studios have supplied proof that none of their models are under age 18. But the number of custodians may not actually correlate with the total number of studios they monitor. 

Studios also can vary greatly in size.. Some of the larger studios like the ones that work exclusively for private feeds in Ostravz, Cz and Poprad, Sk may have as many as 70 employees each (admins, models and tech support). Poprad also has three additional studios operating in town with about 20 models each. The main downtown studio in Bratislava has about 30 employees but there are at least three other studios operating in different neighborhoods in that City. The studios in Russia or the Ukraine seem to be slightly smaller -with 60 models working in one of the St. Petersburg studios in five different locations; some 30 girls working in four different studio locations in Petrozavodsk in the Kareila Republic and maybe 10 to 20 models working on Secret Friends from Vladivostok. There are 40 to 50 models, techs, translators in one Odessa model agency that has two different studio locations, plus another 20 admins, models and translators in one studio in Kief. In Dnepropetrovsk there's one studio that used to work exclusively for Keepshows that has 50 models, and another in Donetsk which reportedly has over 100 cam models. On the Whole the Romanian studios tend to be much smaller than this - with usually 5/6 models and sometimes less - but there are many more Romanian models working as freelancers from home than is the rule elsewhere in Eastern Europe. I have also heard of at least 5 Bucharest Model Agencies like AVC.ro or Pro.ro that have about 8 studio locations across Romania with some 250 employees and one, mega-studio The Lilla, that works exclusively for IFriends and that is reported to have as many as 400 models working for them. 


The only single studio that comes close to The Villa in size is a studio in Bucharest studio which has 100 french speaking models working - mainly on French Language web-sites but also for *MFC*s.

"So Uncle, Why does it matter? What's all the fuss? "you might well ask. Well, the answer is simple. The number of studios times their average size is one rough indicator to the total number of people employed in the Video-chat industry in each country. And that will tell us whether we are dealing with a major trend - the banalization of sex work over the internet across Europe - or a marginal industry that occupies a small niche in a country's overall labor market...

So Cam Girls and Guys, and web-surfers too, are there any studios we may have missed? Are our estimates regarding studio size too big or too small? Your feedback on this is important !! It's the only way that we have to correct any errors that have crept in to our estimates!!! 
Thanks

Uncle Lewis.

The countries and cities where there are active studios as of March. 1st, 2010 are these:

Argentina - Buenos Aries (4), Cap.Fed.BS (1), Santa Fe (1).

Armenia Yerevan (1)

Austria - Vienna (1)

Australia - Brisbane (1), Redbank Plains (1), South Melborne (1)

Bangladesh - Rupsha (1)

BelaRus - Minsk (1), Milidev(?)

Belgium, Beveren-Waas (1), Gent (1), Kessel-lo (1), Leuven Brabant (1), Mechelen (1). 

Bosnia Jajco (1)

Brazil - Fortaleza-Ceara (1), Goiania (1), Minas Geras (1), Porto Alegre (2), Rio de Janerio (4), Recife (1), Sao Paulo (6+)
This is pretty accurate estimate. The industry has taken root in other Brazilian cities and the number of Brazilian models working on websites CamContacts, ImLive, PF and Steamate, is large, but mostly they work as freelancers from home, and many studios have closed.

Bulgaria - Albena (1), Blya (1), Bourgas (3), Cvernen briag (1), Haskovo (1), Karnobat (1), Novi Iskar (1), Pleven (1), Plovdiv (4), Rousse (5), Silistra (1), Sofia(4), Tunkovo (1), Varna (2).

Canada - Alberta (1), Aurora (1), Calgary (1), Chanbley (1), Delta (1), Edmonton (1), Estevan (1), Georgetown(1), Hamilton (1), Kelowna (1), Lakeside (NS) (1), Laval(1), London (1), Montreal (4), Ottowa (1), Nova Scotia(1), Port Moody(1), Sifton (1), Toronto (10), Trura (NS) (1), Vancouver (6) 

Chile - Santiago (2)

China - Hong Kong (2) 

Columbia Barranquila (1) Bogota (8), Bucaramanga (1), Cali (8), Cauca (1), El Basque (1), Ibague/Tolima (1), llopez (1), Manizalez (2), Medellin (6), Meta (2), Risaralda (1), Santiago de Cale (1), Soledad Atlantico (1).

Costa Rica -Pavas (1), San Jose (3)

Croatia - Groznjan (1), Veika Gorica (1), Zagreb (1)

Czech Rep. Bilina (1), Brno (30), Ceske Budejovie (1), Ceska Lipa (1),Chomutov(1), Driten (1), Hodonin (1), Hvozd (1), Jevicko (1), Karlovy Vary (1), Kladno (1), Kolin (1), Kosmonosy (1), Litvonov (1), Markova (1), Most (1), Myto (1), Ostrava (4), Olomouc (3), Opava (1), Ostraua (1), Pardubice (2), Pilsen(1), Plzen (1), Pohorelice (1) Prague (20?), Pribor (1), Rohatec (1), Slany (1), Strakonice (1), Tabor(1), Teplice(2), Tesco (1+), Usti nad Labem (1), Vratimov (1), Vysoke myto (1), Ziln (3) This gives a total of at least 95 Czech studios.

Denmark, Copenhagen(1), Boeslunde(1)

Ecuador Quito (1).

Estonia - Mardu(1), Tallinn (1), Tartu (1)

Finland Helsinki (1)

France- Fresnes (1), La Colle sur Loup (1), Lexy (1), Limoges (1), Lyons (1), Marsailles (1), Paris(1)), St. Cloval (1), St. Denis (1), St. Martin (1).

Guatemala, Guatemala (1).

Germany - Amberg, (1), Bayren (2), Berlin(2), Bernau bei Berlin (2), Bodenheim (1), Bremen (1), Chemnitz (1), Dreierich (1), Dusseldorf (1), Duisberg (1), Esslingen (1), Eschborn (1), Ettlingen (1), Frieburg (1), Goerlitz (1), Hamburg (1), Landshut (1), Leipan Sachen (1), Munich (1), Niedewrlungwitz (1), Pullach (1).

Greece - Athens (1), Lamja (1), Santorini (1), Xanthi (1)

Hungary - Budapest (7), Dunakeszi (1), Hatvan (1), Hebves (2), Mako (1) , Monor, Pest (3), Szazhalombatta Pest (1), Szeged Zagyvarekas (1),.

India - New Delhi, (1)

Israel- Hadera (1), Ratmat Gan (1), Rehevot (1), Tel Aviv (1)

Italy - Ancona (1), Bari (1), Biella (1), Calderara di Reno (1), Campobasso Molise (1), Castelveccana (1), Fogia (1), Grosseto (1), Milan (2), Napoli (1), Navoli (1), Potenza Picena (1), Roma(1), Ravenna(1), Palermo (1), Venice (1), Ziano (1).

Japan - Nagasaki (1), Tokyo (1).

Kazakhstan - Alma

Kosovo - Pristina (1).

Kyrgyzstan, Bichkek (1)

Latvia - Daugavpils (1), Jekabpils(1), Latgale(1), Liepaja (1), Jurmala (1), Olaine (1), Riga (7), Zemgale (1)

Laos - Viangian (1)

Lithuania - Kaunas (1), Klaipeda (1), Panevezys(1), Vilnius, (2) 

Luxembourg - Munsbach (1).

Macedonia  - Skpovje (2).

Mexico - Cholul Yucatan (1) Mexico City (1), Peubla, Peubla (1), Puerto Vallarta (1).

Moldavia - Cahul (1), Chisianu (2), Kishinev (1), Lapusna (1), Lasi (1), Miron (1), Tiraspol (1).

Netherlands - Amsterdam (3), Eindhoven (1), Helloevoetsluis (1), Kreeft (1), Ijmuiden (1), Utigeest (2), Utrecht (1), Vlaardingen (1), Zandervoort (1). 

Panama - Panama City (3+ - 2PF) 

Peru - Callao (1), Cuzco (1), Lima (2).

Philippines - Antipolo City (1), Angeles City (1), Buenavista (1), Cagayan De Oro City (1), Caloocan city (2), Cavite (1), Davao (1), Davao Del Norte (1), Iligan City (1), Lauauan de Oro (1), Manila (1), Mabalacat/Pampanga (1), Muntay Lupa (1), Navatos City (1), Olongapo City (1), Pampanga (4), Paranaque City (1), Pasay City (2), San Jose del Monte (4), San Jose Navotas City (1), San Juan (1), Tagig City (1), Taguig City (1), Valenzuela City (1), Zamboanga (1).


Poland -Bytom (1), Gdansk (1), Katowice(1), Koscian (1), Krakow (1), Lodz (3), Lubin (1), Lubuskie (1), Pabiance (1), Police (1), Poznan (3), Szcezin (3), Wadzim Stary (1), Warsaw(3), Warszawa (1), Wroclaw (2).

Portugal - Algrave (1), Amadora (1), Funchal (1), Lisboa (1)

Romania Ajud (1), Alba (2), Alba Iulia (3), Aliman (1), Arad (2), Bacau(10), Baia Mare (5), Barlad (1), Bistrita (1), Blaj (1), Botosani (1), Bragadiru (1), Brasov(8), Braila(1), Bucharest (500 within the Metropolitcan region - with 80 on f4f alone), Buftea (1), Buzau (5), Calan (1), Calarasi (1), Campeni (1), Campina (1), Caras-Severin (1), Cernavoda (1), Chiajna (1), Cisnadie (1), Cluj Napoca (6), Cluj (3), Comuna Nicoresti (1), Constanta (10), Crajova (3), Dantoojime (1), Doly (1), Eforie Nord (1), Fetesti (1), Fieni (1), Foscani (1), Galan(2), Galati (15), Gheorghe (1), Hunedoara (1), Iasi (19 - 4 for secretfriends + 7 Ff4), Ilfov (1), Jud Olt (1), Macin (1), (1), Mangalia (1), Maramores (1), Medgidia (1), Mioveni (2), Mizil (1), Napoca (1), Navodari (1), Neamt (1), Onesti (4), Oradea (1), Oras Valeca (1),Pantelimon (1), Petresti (2), Piatra neamt (1), Pitesti (3) Ploiesti (2), Pucioasa (1, Ramnicu Sarat (1), Riminicu villea (1), Roman (2), Resita (1), Saliste (1), Satu Mare(1), Sibiu (3+1 PF), Sighisoara (1), Slatina(2), Snagov (1), Suceava (10), Targoviste (1), Targujiu (1), Tazi (1), Timisoara (10), Tiganesti (1), Targu Mures(1), Tecuci (1), Trusesti (1), Tulcea (1), Turnu magurele (1), Vaslui (2) Valcea (1), Voluntari, Vrancea (1), Jud.Ilfov (2).

This is just the tip of the iceberg. our Romanian friends insist this industry is a major employer of women university students ( one major studio owner estimated 5% of total student body - another 10%) with hundreds of studios, some very small (5 models or less) and some very big in operation (250 models+) - so potentially many more than the 235+ we have positively identified from CADs. Perhaps as many as 500 in the Bucharest area and over 1000 in the entire country.

Russian Federation - Archangelsk (1), Astrakhan (2), Barnaul (4),Belinsky (1), Belogorod (1, Berdsk (1), Cete (1), Cheboksary (1), Chelyabinsk(2), Chita (1), Dimitrovgrad (1), Ivanovo(1), Kalingrad (2), Kaluga (1),Kazan (1), Kemerovo(1), Khabarovsk(2), Kirov (1), Komi Respublika (1), Kosteroma (1), Kostroma (1), Krasnoyarsk (2), Krasnodar (1), Kremlevskayl- Kazan (1), Kursk (1), Ligorsk(1), Magnitogorsk (1), Moscow (11), Murmansk (1), Nizhni Novgorod (1), Novgorod (1), Novosibirsk (15), Omsk (7), Orel (1), Ohrenberg (1), Perm(1), Penza(1), Petrozavodsk (4), Pskov (1), St. Petersburg (50), Pskov (1), Rostov (1), Rostov on Don(1), Rybinsk (1), Saratov(1), Smolensk (1), Sosnovif Bor (2), Syzrane(1), Taganrog (2), Tartarstan, (1), Tomsk (2), Tver (1), Ulianovsk (1), Ust-kut (1), Vitebsk(1),Vladmir (1), Vladivostok (3), Volgada(1), Volgograd (1), Voronezh (2), Vyborg(1), Yaroslavl (5+) Yekaterinburg (2), Yoshkar-Ola (2), Zvenigovo (1). 

Our approximate total for Russia stands currently at about 155 studios in 40 cities -- but this is probably a very low estimate, just the tip of a very big Russian iceberg which remains largely submerged - as well as frozen over. 

Santo Domingo - Punta Cana (1), Santo Domingo (3)

Serbia (Montenegro), Beograd (1), Budva (1),Cuprija (1), Nis (1).

Slovakia - Banska Brystrica (4), Bratislava(9) , (at Dolne Homy, Humenne (1), Kosice (10+1new), Petrzalia, Prievoz, Vrakuna), Jablonica (1), Kezmarok (1), Levoca (1), Luzany (1), Nitra (1), Nitra Stitare (1), Nove Zamky(1), Poprad (4), Prievidza (1), Presov (1), Ruzinove (1), Sidlime(1), Sladkovicovo (1), Topolcany (1), Trencin (3), Troubsko (1), Trstena (1), Trnava (1), Tuncianske Teplice (1), Zilna (1 now closed), Zvolen (1).
Slovakia's Total currently stands at 22.

Slovenia Jesenice (1), Ljubljana (1), Maribor (1), Medvode (1), Pones (1).

South Africa - Durban (5), Gauteng (1), Johannesburg (1), 

Spain - Alicante (1), Almeria (1),Barcelona (4), Baleares (2), Cordova(1), Castello (1), Catalonia (1), Ibizia(1). Las Matas (1), Las Palmas(1), Lleidia(1), Madrid (2), Marbella(1), Salou (1), Santiago De Compestela (1), Sevilla (1), Sitges (1), Tenerife (1), Valencia (1), (Vecindario (1).

Suriname - Paramaribo (1)

Sweden, Kristianstad (1), Sollentuna (1), Vellinge (1)

Turkey - Ankara (1), Istanbul (1) , Izmir (1)

Thailand - Bangkok (2), Mauna Roiet (1), Nakhon Ratchasima (1), Sattajip (1),

The Ukraine - Alchevsk (1), Bauhinia (1), Belogorod-Dnestrovsky (1), Berdyansk (1), Charkiv (15), Chernieshovl (1), Dnepropetrovsk (20+1 Peeks Studio 50 models), Dneprodzerginsk (1), Doneck (1),Donetsk(4), Donsezk (1), Kramatorsk (2), Khakriv (1), Kharkov (2), Kherson(1), Kramatorsk, (1), Krivov Rog(1), Kyif (Kiev) (15), Lozovaya (1), Lugansk(2), Lvov (1), Makeeva (1), Makevoha (1), Nikopol (1), Nikolayev (1), Novomoskovsk (1), Odessa(3-5), Pavlograd (1), Plishkino (1), Poltava (1), Prepropetrovsk (1), Rovno(1), Rubezhnoye (1), Zaborozkye (1), Zaporozhye (2), Zolotonosha (1).

Our total is around 55 in 12 cities but the real number must be larger. One of our Ukrainian models now turned researcher ventured the guesstimate that as many as 20% of the cam models one can see on sex video chat are Ukrainain women. That means we are talking as we are in Russia about thousands of men and women working online. But if so, where then are their studios?

United Kingdom - Brighton (1), Canterbury (1), Croydon (1), Gwynedd (1), Leadine (1), London (3), North Somerset (1) +lots of British freelancers working from home on sites like adultworks, MFC and xxxcambabes.

Uruguay - Montevideo (1)

The U. S. - The US Shows itself to be the exception among the mature industrial countries. Not only does it provide a legion of independent freelancers for adult entertainment web-sites online, it also hosts at least 80 cam studios in 19 different states - as of our last count. 
Like Russia, the US occupies a huge space in cyber sexlandia much of which remains unexplored territory. 

Arizona, Kempe (1), Phoenix (1)
California, Burbank (1), Concord (1) Glendale (10), Hollywood( 1), La Jolla (12), Long Beach (1), San Diego(9), San Francisco (1), Santa Monica( 1), Valley (1), Vista (1).
Colorado, Denver (1)
D.C. -Washington- (1)
Florida, Jacksonville, (1), Kissimmee (1), Lauterdale (1), Miami (1), Orlando (11), West Palm Beach(1),
Georgia, Atlanta (2)
Haiwaii, Maui (1)
Illinois, Chicago (11), Hoffmann Estates (1)
Iowa, Middle (1)
Kansas, Witchita (1)
Massachusetts, Boston (1)
Minnesota, Arok? (1)
Nevada, Las Vegas (2)
New Jersey, Lake Grove (1), Summit (1), Union Cty (1)
New York, Bronx (1), Brooklyn (1), Manhattan (2)
North Carolina, Raleigh (1)
Ohio, Cincinatti (1)
Pennslyvania, Philadelphia (1)
Tennesse, Memphis (1)
Texas, Dallas (1), Houston (1)
Washington, Kent (1), Port Orchard, (1), Tacoma (?).

Union of South Africa -Capetown (1), Durban (3), Gauteng (1), Pretoria (1).
Uzbekistan - Almalyk (1)

Venezuela - Caracas (1), Valencia (1).


The Map attached is our first attempt to display visually our current information about the extent and density of the live chat component of the global sex industry .. If you compare it with what we know about the countries of origin and countries of destination for human sexual slavery, it fits very closely with the countries that provide studio models and those that provide their customer base... So is this a kind of virtual sex tourism? 
Thanks to Nicole Shortxxx for her hard work.
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Last Edited By: UncleLewis May 4 13 1:03 PM. Edited 5 times

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Apr 25 06 6:33 PM




Thanks Vishbar!
That's just the kind of critical feedback we need
Uncle Lewis...

but there are studios in Bangkok, we know because
we have the addresses of their Custodians of Records....

B)

"I would no more be a Master than a slave. It does not conform to my idea of Democracy." Abraham Lincoln 1856.

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Feb 15 09 4:34 PM

I have revised our studio list - updating it for the first time in over a year.

As you can see we have added some new "provider" countries to our Studio list - including Italy, Mexico, Peru and the Union of South Africa, and in many of the older provider" countries like Brazil, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and the Ukraine the list of cities with active web-cam studios just keeps on growing.

So the Global Depression does not seem to have slowed the rapid growth of this industry as of yet.

This also seems true of the United States as well.. I have a growing list of "Custodian of Record" for web-sites affiliated with the major content providers like Flirt4Free or Video Secrets. What I can't figure out is whether these are "affiliated web-masters" who act as "shrills" drumming up customers? Or are they bone-fide web-cam studios that actively employ models ??

If they are web-cam studios - even of the Virtual sort like LightHouse Media Live Video Chat which claims to employ hundreds of models working from home - then I have greatly underestimated the number of American studios - and logically of American web-cam models as well.

Maybe our American models can help me clarify this ambiguity?
Guests can always reach me at [email protected] or model members via my CGN mailbox.
Thanks
UL

"I would no more be a Master than a slave. It does not conform to my idea of Democracy." Abraham Lincoln 1856.

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Jun 20 11 7:45 PM

We got this note about the Aftrican models on SM from bxxxgxxx, a South African model who had this to add regarding on the studios in South Africa.
UL.

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The thing you've got to remember is that most of the black girls on SM are in studios in Africa - they don't exactly have lots of money to do their hair, nails etc. and are mostly camming because they have no other way of making any money. 12 hrs a day 7 days a week also a bit of disincentive to look hot all the time especially when your cut is almost literally peanuts. I know - i was one of those girls once.

Most of the studios are in South Africa (i don't think anywhere else in Africa has a fast enough internet connection). Mainly in Durban and Johannesburg. In Durban not all of the girls are black. In fact I would say that in some of the studios over half are of Indian descent so it is not always obvious that they are from SA. Durban has a very large Indian diaspora (maybe a million people?).

I think the first studios appeared in about 2005. Since then lots of the original girls have managed to become independent but it takes them a long time to save the money to buy PCs, webcams, etc. I get the impression the working conditions are not as bad as in other counties such as Philipines, Romania, Ukraine etc. Hours are long (12), pay by our Western standards is low but is considered a decent wage by the girls themselves. Girls have targets to reach for their weekly wage and then get bonuses as a percentage of any revenue they generate over that basic amount.

The girls are not trafficked and it is mainly word or mouth that is used to recruit them although I believe some small scale advertsing is also used (newspaper ads and the like). It is not, as far as i know, controlled by organised crime as in other countries. When i worked in a studio the only ones that existed were owned by one man. I suspect that others have got into the business now and it also seems to me that there are some very small scale studios in operation (perhaps only one or two girls working from a flat).

Not sure how many studios there are - at least two in Durban, one in Jo'burg but that was back in the day - probably many more now. When I worked there were about 15 girls working in my studio.

"I would no more be a Master than a slave. It does not conform to my idea of Democracy." Abraham Lincoln 1856.

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Oct 15 14 3:37 PM

kharkiv, ukraine studio busted last few weeks?

on the longest road towards indepence square i kharkiv, ukraine a studio was located and i visited many models thru mfc from that with some models I had a more personal relation in that we mailed a lot outside of mfc.

The models were offline for more then month and was scheduled to come online 2 weeks ago, but seemed it was closed, without notice to the models, now they (and me) wonder whats happened, they can't get into contact with admins. In MFC i saw all but 2 models staying offline, these 2 didn't know anything of studio and now worked from home.

Anyone knows something about that?

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Jun 9 15 2:47 PM

You can't find the addresses of the studios easily. What you can find are the names and addresses of their "Custodians of Record" the authorized agents who verify by looking at the 2247 form posted by the larger web-sites like Flirt4Free or Vivid Videos.
UL

"I would no more be a Master than a slave. It does not conform to my idea of Democracy." Abraham Lincoln 1856.

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Aug 4 15 6:40 AM

Studios in Sweden or Denmark

Hey guys! Do you know any location of studios in Sweden or Denmark? I've seen that u wrote about 3 in Sweden but I cant actually find anything on google (in english) and I am not so good in speaking swedish though :). Thaaaaanks!

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Aug 6 15 12:15 PM

Hello Marta, We can't publish the actual addresses of studios here.. This information is old and taken from the 2257 Forms filed with the Federal Court in California by various web-sites. However if you look at the model profiles on sites like Chaturbate increasingly one sees models who claim to be Swedish. I suspect that many of them are independent cam-models who have turned to camming to get around Swedish prostitution legislation. But that's no guarantee that they are actually working in Sweden or actually working as independent models rather than studio girls.
UL

"I would no more be a Master than a slave. It does not conform to my idea of Democracy." Abraham Lincoln 1856.

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Oct 2 16 11:41 PM

Ckx Cams

The Web-master appears to be based in Luxembourg, but that's no guarantee that the cam model studios are actually located there.

  • Duodecad IT Services Luxembourg S.à r.l.
  • 44, Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

UL

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Mar 1 17 4:03 PM

I am doing a study on the largest webcam studios worldwide (>100 models) and would love any current information that forum members may have. Thanks in advance.

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