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Behind The Scenes: ‘Underage Sex Worker’ (Day 2)

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Bertrand Remaut

1st AD/Sound Technician: Rob Ipsen

Camera Assist: Ainsley Calderwood & Nicolas Plaire

Underage Sex Worker: Geraldine Creff

John: Barrie Herrold

Friend: Alice Pearce

Friend’s John: Vanya Essin

Head MUA: Rebecca Alexander

MUA: Alishia Farry

Runner: Dario Bower
               

    

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Behind The Scenes: ‘Underage Sex Worker’ (Day 1)

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Bertrand Remaut

1st AD: Rob Ipsen

Camera Assist: Ainsley Calderwood

Underage Sex Worker: Geraldine Creff

Mother: Laura Ehlen-Wilson

Stepfather: Baz Te Hira

‘John’: Barrie Herrold

Head MUA: Rebecca Alexander

MUA: Alishia Farry

Runner: Dario Bower

               

Screenwriter/Director Melissa Fergusson Talks WHORE Films

WHORE Films: Indiegogo

WHORE Films

‘Illegal Migrant’ (12 min film)

She hails from Brazil. Arrived in NZ on a tourist visa in the hope of finding love or a good job. Instead she resorts to sex work sleeping with both straight & bisexual men. She has one friend who she confides in and lives in fear of being deported.

‘Underage Sex Worker’ (12 min film)

She is 15, skeletal from poor diet and is a runaway from Northland. She has been taken away by CYF (Child Youth & Family) many times; lived in foster care and been molested by her step-father for 2 years, who is a junkie.

‘Transgender’ (12 min film)

Unaccepted by her Samoan family, she started working as a sex worker as she thought it would be fun. She receives a lot of attention from her clients who make her feel special. She is homeless, sleeps with men unprotected for more money and does meth.

Rent boy’ (12 min film)

He is Maori, suffers from PTS (post traumatic stress); has just come out of prison. He only sleeps with men for money, and confirms he’s straight. Sleeps with strippers, other sex workers and users. He has been selling his arse for 20 yrs.

‘Refugee’ (12 min film)

She is 23 yrs old from the Ukraine, had two children when she was 14 yrs to an older man; suffers from manic depression, and sleeps with everything that walks. Homeless, body is heavily blemished, addicted to drugs.

‘Married Woman’ (12 min film)

She is in early forties, sleeps rough or in cheap accommodation with her husband of 2 yrs, who is also her pimp and pride & joy. She has been working on the streets for 25 yrs and this is all she knows. Sleeps with bisexual & heterosexual men; sometimes unprotected. Husband beats her up regularly.

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Sneak Peek: ‘Illegal Migrant’ Film

World Premiere of WHORE: ‘Illegal Migrant’ screening on 14 February, 2015 from 6-10pm at Lot 23 Studio, Eden Terrace, Auckland NZ

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