A man is visible from behind in the front of the photo. He is wearing a tshirt with CREW written on the back and has headphones on his head and carries equipment bags around his waist. He is looking towards a group of people walking along a dusty road.
Director of Photography, Tomas Sheridan, filming a group of unaccompanied and separated children arriving at Hitsats Refugee Camp in the region of Shire, Northern Ethiopia. These children have travelled across the border from Eritrea.

Film Production Credits

Video Content

Producers for Freakworks
Sinead Kirwan
Chris Marks

Director of Photography
Tomas Sheridan

Editors - Freakworks
Lindsay Watson
Grant Jamieson

Post Production Team at Freakworks
Adam Borys
Grant Jamieson

Contributors and Facilitators
Audrey Baete, International Consultant
Gema Jiménez O’Farrill T. UNICEF Mexico
Christina Baglietto, UNICEF Mexico
Richelle Haines, UNHCR Ethiopia
Valerio Prato, International Social Service
Jeannette Wollenstein, International Social Service

Aden’s Journey

Producer: Sinead Kirwan
Director: Jonny Blair
Writer: Chrissie Gale
Director of Photography: Carlo D’Allesandro
Art Director: Laura Strong
Composer: Lindsey Wright
Assistant Director: Ted Mitchell
Production Manager: Dorota Musolf
Makeup Artist: Madeleine Drewell
Sound: Jaime Soleto
Focus Puller: Sefa Ucbas
2nd Camera Assistant: Bartek Kloc
Spark: Conor Mackenzi
Spark: Stewart Torley
Art Department Assistant: Linzi Thompson
Art Department Assistant: Claire Hutchinson
Production Coordinator: Ruta Zuplaite
3rd Assistant Director/PA: Aaron Silmon de Monerri
Locations: Cultybraggan Camp and Edinburgh Multi-Cultural Family Base
Editor: Lindsay Watson
Colourist: Florian Viale
Sound Designer: Sashko Potter Micevski
Post Production Facility: FREAKWORKS

EPISODE ONE (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
MOTHER (Aden’s mother): Maryam Hamidi
FATHER (Aden’s father): Hayan Risha
SARA: Hajar Risha
MIRIAM: Hajan Risha
SMUGGLER 1: Ismail Khalfouni

EPISODE TWO (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
SMUGGLER 2: Peter Jeffries
GUARD: Adam Tompa
TRANSLATOR: Josh Whitlaw
MAHDI: Nick Ikunda
ZAV: Chris Donald
SOCIAL WORKER: Eliza Langland

EPISODE THREE (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
GUARD: Adam Tompa
TRANSLATOR: Josh Whitlaw
MAHDI: Nick Ikunda
ZAV: Chris Donald
FARAH: Uzma Shailkh
LANA: Annie Pantopolou
EXTRA: Iraklis Pantopoulos
EXTRA: Keith Mackenzie
EXTRA: Ernesta Norvaisaite
EXTRA: Anna Howat

EPISODE FOUR (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
GUARD: Evans Khumalo
FOSTER CARER: Omolara Plang
CHILD REFUGEE: Thelma Chibata
CHILD REFUGEE: Aaron Silmon De Monerri
CHILD REFUGEE: Ruta Zulpaite
SOCIAL WORKER: Marie Lago
MOTHER (Aden’s mother): Maryam Hamidi
FATHER (Aden’s father): Hayan Risha
SARA: Hajar Risha
MIRIAM: Hajan Risha

EPISODE FIVE (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
MOROCCAN GUARD 1: Christian Tawfik
MOROCCAN GUARD 2: Minaz Hossain
PRISONER 1: Peter Jeffries
PRISONER 2: Russell Tokdemir
PRISONER 3: Claude Mutuyimana
PRISONER 4: Firas Ibrahim

EPISODE SIX (Cast in order of appearance)
ADEN: Mohammed Khalil
POLICE OFFICER: Maximus McNeil
CARE WORKER: Deborah Anderson
AMY: Savannah Steven
MOTHER (Aden’s mother): Maryam Hamidi
FATHER (Aden’s father): Hayan Risha
SARAH: Hajar Risha
MIRIAM: Hajan Risha

With a special thanks to the staff at Cultybraggan Camp and Edinburgh Multi-Cultural Family Base and everyone else who helped on the project.

PRODUCED BY FREAK FILMS

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Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children

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