Marsh Young Filmmaker Award

This Award is run in partnership with Unchosen and recognises a young filmmaker working to raise awareness on the subject of human trafficking in the UK.

This year, Unchosen launched a film competition for filmmakers exploring issues on human trafficking. The films were divided into the categories of Domestic Servitude, Sexual Exploitation, Forced Labour and Under 25s. The Marsh Young Filmmaker Award recognises the best filmmaker in the Under 25s category.

Unchosen is an anti-trafficking charity. Through film, documentaries, interviews and Q&As;, Unchosen raises awareness about domestic servitude, forced labour, child and sex trafficking in the UK.

Pictured above: a still from this year's winning film, 'Georgina'

The 2013 winner is Matthew Howsam

This year’s Award winner is Matthew Howsam, a Media Arts student at Royal Holloway University, for his film ‘Georgina’.

The film is based on the true story of Georgina, a girl from West Africa who was trafficked to the UK and forced into domestic servitude. The adaptation tracks Georgina through her everyday life as a victim, conveying her emotions and experiences.

Georgina will tour the country to help raise awareness of child trafficking and forced labour in the UK.

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Top: A still from the winning film 'Georgina'
Below: Matthew and members of the film crew, receiving their Award


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