Did you know that tattoos are still being used by traffickers and exploiters to brand their victims? Medaille Trust is working with survivors of modern slavery and the tattoo community to transform branding into expressions of freedom and hope.
On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, we're pleased to share this short film, which tells the story of one of our clients who is now free from branding.
Watch the video here:
Find out more about the project by visiting the Tattoo pages of our website
To protect anonymity, our client is played by an actor.
Art Director: Michele Bona
Copywriter: Michael De Piano
Film Directors: Yaz & Haz Al-Shaater
Director of Photography: Jonathan Haldon
First Assistant Camera: Leon Frind
Producer: Lauren Payne
Progression Support Worker: Chiara Facco
Tattoo Artist: Natalie Duffield | Lost Garden Tattoo Studio
Actor: Bernice Pike
Voice Over Actor: Beth Penrose