AREOLA ANGEL:  3D Nipple Tattooing FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
- DIRECTOR'S CUT

Katie was 26 when first diagnosed with breast cancer. After having a double mastectomy, she visits Claire, a permanent make-up artist offering to tattoo nipples for free.

This observational film documents that intimate process, capturing the back story through conversations between the two women as the tattoos shape up. It culminates with Katie's reaction as she sees herself with nipples for the first time in three years.

90 second edit for Viral Thread had 2.7m views, 40k reactions and 12.5k shares on Facebook.

 

FUKUSHIMA MOTHERS' RADIATION LAB - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Shot and field produced a short film about a group of mothers without scientific background who set up a radiation lab outside the exclusion zone in Fukushima to measure contamination in food.
Written text story ran in Reuters Newswire, accompanied with stills photography.


BREAK-AWAY IN 3D

Mari won a competition for emerging filmmakers to make a 3D short with a premiere at the British Film Institute in London's Southbank. After being trained in planning, filming and editing in 3D, she direct-produced Break-Away, a profile about experimental breakdancer Shun Sugimoto who mixes elements of contortion and yoga into his work.

Last national gathering for atomic bomb survivors - MOTHERBOARD, VICE The Nihon Hidankyo - Japan's only organisation of atomic bomb survivors from both attacks - meet together for the last time on eve of the 70th anniversary of the attack on Hiroshima. With the oldest attendee aged 98 and the youngest aged 70, these men and women remain as the only persons to have ever experienced an atomic bomb attack.

Last national gathering for atomic bomb survivors - MOTHERBOARD, VICE

The Nihon Hidankyo - Japan's only organisation of atomic bomb survivors from both attacks - meet together for the last time on eve of the 70th anniversary of the attack on Hiroshima. With the oldest attendee aged 98 and the youngest aged 70, these men and women remain as the only persons to have ever experienced an atomic bomb attack.

How one man is trying to make it safer to be lgbtq in iraq - Washington PosT Written article on Amir Ashour, who heads Iraq's first Queer movement, founding an online support network to help fellow LGBTQ Iraqis living in fear under the Islamic State.

How one man is trying to make it safer to be lgbtq in iraq - Washington PosT

Written article on Amir Ashour, who heads Iraq's first Queer movement, founding an online support network to help fellow LGBTQ Iraqis living in fear under the Islamic State.

 
MORROCAN POLICE FORCE CANCELLATION OF CENSORED RAPPER'S FIRST CONCERT - Index on Censorship With almost 80,000 followers on Facebook, El-Haqed is Morocco's most well-known rapper who has never performed a concert in his home country. Following his release from prison, I report on what happened inside the concert venue where he was due to make his first planned performance, when police cut power supplies to silence him. As concert goers and journalists were also blocked from entering nearby areas that surrounded the building, the decision was made to write in the style of an eyewitness report in first person, featuring photos from inside the venue as well as video of security officials arriving on site shot from a hidden location.

MORROCAN POLICE FORCE CANCELLATION OF CENSORED RAPPER'S FIRST CONCERT - Index on Censorship

With almost 80,000 followers on Facebook, El-Haqed is Morocco's most well-known rapper who has never performed a concert in his home country. Following his release from prison, I report on what happened inside the concert venue where he was due to make his first planned performance, when police cut power supplies to silence him. As concert goers and journalists were also blocked from entering nearby areas that surrounded the building, the decision was made to write in the style of an eyewitness report in first person, featuring photos from inside the venue as well as video of security officials arriving on site shot from a hidden location.

 
INSIDE The World's Biggest E-Waste Dump - Motherboard, VICE Photo essay on Agbogbloshie in Ghana, a former wetland turned world's biggest dumping ground of outdated, broken and unusable products generating 129,000 tons of e-waste a year. With portraits documenting daily life and social division between Ghanian workers on site and West African migrants who live in the mountain of rubbish.

INSIDE The World's Biggest E-Waste Dump - Motherboard, VICE

Photo essay on Agbogbloshie in Ghana, a former wetland turned world's biggest dumping ground of outdated, broken and unusable products generating 129,000 tons of e-waste a year. With portraits documenting daily life and social division between Ghanian workers on site and West African migrants who live in the mountain of rubbish.

How cooking help Calais migrants "feel human" - Munchies, VICE Report from "The Jungle" migrant camp in Calais on how residents there prefer to cook food at their tents rather than queuing for food to be fed like "animals". Despite financially tough circumstances, those who hosted me cooked food using Asda Smart Price range donated by British volunteers, and paid for alcohol they could purchase with small amounts of cash they had saved - they didn't let me pay a single penny towards costs.

How cooking help Calais migrants "feel human" - Munchies, VICE

Report from "The Jungle" migrant camp in Calais on how residents there prefer to cook food at their tents rather than queuing for food to be fed like "animals". Despite financially tough circumstances, those who hosted me cooked food using Asda Smart Price range donated by British volunteers, and paid for alcohol they could purchase with small amounts of cash they had saved - they didn't let me pay a single penny towards costs.

ELEUSIS - European Capital Of Culture 2021 Candidate & Winner Walking through Eleusis’ neighbourhoods, I filmed daily life in a industrial town near Athens filled with many ruins, which hopes to fully transition "to EUphoria" by winning the bid to become the European Cultural Capital for 2021. Dead Can Dance composed the song "Eleusis" - inspired by the city and its history - to support the campaign.

ELEUSIS - European Capital Of Culture 2021 Candidate & Winner

Walking through Eleusis’ neighbourhoods, I filmed daily life in a industrial town near Athens filled with many ruins, which hopes to fully transition "to EUphoria" by winning the bid to become the European Cultural Capital for 2021. Dead Can Dance composed the song "Eleusis" - inspired by the city and its history - to support the campaign.