IOM X's newly launched film highlights how trafficking for sexual exploitation affects people of all genders via Rasic and Partners, Sydney

IOMX 0 (1).jpgThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) IOM X campaign in Bangkok has launched a film via Sydney agency Rasic and Partners. It leads a broad-based education strategy undertaken by IOM X, designed to break down the myths generally associated with trafficking for sexual exploitation.

Director Shelly Lauman from EXIT Films in Sydney was commissioned to bring the story to life. The emotional film takes us into the everyday lives of victims.

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IOMX 1 (1).jpgThe accompanying music track 'Sleep' was written and performed by Virginia-based music artist, Anousheh.

Says Dejan Rasic, ECD at Rasic And Partners: "This film is the result of working together withIOMX 2 (1).jpg incredibly smart people at IOM X and the wonderful Shelly Lauman at EXIT Films and her team."

Says Tara Dermott, program leader, IOM X: "Trafficking for sexual exploitation is highly complex and often misunderstood. We have worked closelyIOMX 3 (1).jpg with Rasic and Partners and EXIT Films to unpack these complexities, and use film to draw attention to the reality. Our hope is that through increased understanding of trafficking for sexual exploitation, we are better equipped to prevent it."

Unexpected Victim has launched across digital and social channels.

View IOM X's myth busting landing page: IOMX.org/se.

Client: IOM X Campaign Bangkok (A partnership between the International Organization for Migration and the United States Agency for International Development)
Agency: Rasic and Partners
ECD/Writer: Dejan Rasic
Production Company: EXIT Films, Sydney
Director: Shelly Lauman
Executive Producer: Leah Churchill-Brown
Producer: Nicole Coventry
Director of Photography: Sam Chiplin
Art Direction: Asia Swida
Editing Co: ARC EDIT Sydney
Editor: James Ashbolt
Post Production: ALT.VFX, Sydney
ALT.VFX Producers: Martina Joison & Hugo Munro
Colourist: Caleb De Leon
Sound Studio: Nylon Studios, Sydney
Nylon Global EP: Hamish Macdonald
Nylon Producer: Emma Hodge
Sound Designers: Simon Lister & James Martell
Licensing Manager: Chelsea Ramsden
Music Composer: Anousheh
Music Artist: Anousheh
Record Company: Triple Stamp Records, Virginia
Casting: Citizen Jane

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