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UNICEF: The shared story of Harry and Ahmed by 180 Amsterdam

Client: UNICEF
Date: Feb 2017
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A powerful new film, presenting the stories of a young Syrian refugee and a World War II child refugee has been released by Unicef as an illustration of the challenges that refugee children continue to face.

The film, created by 180 Amsterdam, draws stark parallels between the experiences of Harry, a World War II child refugee and Ahmed, a young boy displaced by the conflict in Syria, highlighting the gravity of the refugee crisis facing the world today.

Urging viewers to support Syria’s refugee children, the film is part of Unicef’s For Every Child campaign, a commitment to promoting the rights and improving the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Credits

President and chief creative officer: Al Moseley

Executive creative director: Dan Treichel, Dave Canning

Creative director: Hannah Smit

Art director: Rachel Kennedy

Account manager: Alice Anselmi

Producer: Jordan Cross

Executive Producers: Olivier Klonhammer, Bethany Papenbrock

Business affairs: Sarah Gough

Editing: Hilco Beukema

Production company: Smuggler

Director: Joshua Neale

Executive producer: Fergus Brown, Chris Barrett

Producer: Emma Butterworth, Adam Evans

Director of photography: Antonio Paladino

Researchers: Sarah Saey, Laura McKaught

Editorial company: Trim London

Editor: Paul Hardcastle

Assistant editor: Ed Hanbury

Stock footage: Getty Images

Stock footage researcher: Sylvana Knaap

Music: Domino Records

Artist: Jon Hopkins

Track: Open Eye Signal (Asleep version) written and performed by Jon Hopkins

Sound company: Wave Amsterdam

Sound designer/mixer: Juan Pablo Thummler

Post production: MPC London

Post producer: Dafydd Upsdell, Kayleigh Dugdale

VFX Lead: Paul Wilmot

Colourist: Matthieu Toullet

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