'PRANKED' Our first Anti-Knife Crime Awareness film is released to help educate and inform children about the dangers of knife crime.
By MADE in HESTON WEST
'PRANKED’ is a short Anti-Knife Crime Awareness film aimed at Year 6 primary school pupils. The film is part of the Council's and Mayor of London's Prevent strategy and aims to educate and inform children about the dangers of knife crime and the devastating consequences it can have on young lives, families and communities. From 17th to 28th June over 3,000 primary school students across the borough of Hounslow will be watching these films and singing our song 'Think Smart' at the Hounslow Citizen's Staying Safer event at Cranford Community College.
This film was made by young people (10-16yrs) involved with our Big Local Youth Action Team and MADE in HESTON WEST. This project is in partnership with Make A Difference Entertainment, Hounslow Citizens, London Borough of Hounslow, Metropolitan Police, Mayor of London and ZeroPlus Theatre.
Main Cast: Mario Zapata, Samhita Damerashetti, Anjali Parmar and Maria Abreu.
Produced by Taz Virdee
Directed and Edited by Blaise Singh
Camera by Arfhan Razak
Story by Ajeet Bhatti and Tara Jhawer
Written by Hardial Rai
Our next two films: Consequences and Jag and Jill will be released in the next few weeks.
Big thanks to our local community and all our volunteers and supporters involved with making this project happen. If you or someone you know has been affected by the issues raised in this short film please talk to your teacher, parent/legal guardian, an older relative or an adult you can trust. However, if you cannot speak to any adult you know, please contact Childline which is free on 0800 1111 or the local police on 101 or if an emergency 999, they are here to help and support you 24/7.