Celebrating the Billionth Treatment for NTDs Event

Client

Sightsavers

Distribution

Conference Launch + Social Media

Expertise

Charity Partnerships + Events + Global Health

Service(s)

Concept Creation + Editing + Filming + International + Reversioning + Script Writing

Location

Abuja, Cambridge, Nigeria

SHOOTING PRODUCER DIRECTOR (ABUJA, NIGERIA)

Steve Maud

SHOOTING PRODUCER DIRECTOR (CAMBRIDGE, UK)

Aaron Witchard

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Duncan Walsh

CAMERA OPERATOR

Jide Makide

EDITOR

Gary McQuiggin

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Helen Button

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Bruna Amaral

On the 13th December 2017 the billionth treatment for neglected tropical diseases was celebrated across the world.

Sightsavers hosted events in Cambridge, UK and Abuja, Nigeria as well as distributing a powerful film we made on the backstory of river blindness in 7 other countries. We focussed on three characters in the film, a blind grandfather, his sighted daughter and a community drug distributor, the life-line of mass drug administrations that have been happening across the world for the past 7 years.

Cloud9Media provided not only the film but a live-stream between Cambridge and Abuja allowing the minister of health to talk to delegates in the UK and giving them a chance to meet the community drug distributor live on screen. We also covered the event itself to share with stakeholders, marking a truly global day in the fight against NTDs and in celebration of effective collaboration between parties across the world.

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