Two Children, One Disease

Client

GSK

Distribution

Social Media

Expertise

Global Health + Social Impact

Service(s)

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

Location

India, Zanzibar

SHOOTING PRODUCER DIRECTOR

Steve Maud

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Duncan Walsh

EDITOR

Jez Hunziker

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Rachael Mclean-Anderson/Helen Button

This film was produced as part of a suite of material gathered on two trips to India and Zanzibar for use as an advocacy tool to support GSK’s donation programme. Having the children tell us their stories meant we needed to find confident speakers – no easy task in Zanzibar where traditionally young girls can be cripplingly shy. So we used a local fixing company to meet potential contributors, source the best stories and start to weave together a narrative that speaks to the heart – and the parent in all of us.

Back in the UK we translated interviews, re-scripted and looked to use voiceover artists from the local African and Indian diaspora of London. This helped keep the child’s voice at the centre of the narrative whilst avoiding the use of subtitles which can distract from the core action.

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