1,2 Million Children


1,2 Million Children are bought and sold across international borders each year. The majority of these victims are forced into the commercial sex trade. The animation short "1,2 Million Children" focuses on human trafficking through the sight of an african children who pursuits the dream of freedom and becomes a victim of the tragic statistic.


Effie Pappa          Director         

Effie Pappa          Writer           

Effie Pappa          Producer         

Additional Cast and Crew

Marietta Fafouti, Stelios Polychronakis, Stelios Kourpetoris, Lefteris Zanthis, Thanasis Arvanitis

Director Biography


Effie is a London based award-winning freelance film and advertising Director, Animator and Artist with extensive experience in branding, music promos and films.

Her artistic background and precision to detail led to visually striking films and promos and collaborations with leading agencies and brands such as “La Perla”, Cartè D’Or, Mc Donalds, The Laughing Cow.

In the film world, she is known for her quirky, tragicomical and politically driven stop motion film “My Stuffed Granny”, nominated in more than 200 Film Festivals worldwide (ANNECY, Palm Springs, Raindance) while earning twenty awards for “Best Short Film” during 2014, amongst others in Edinburgh Film Festival.

Her work is featured in BFI Showcase, Short of the Week, Athens Design Week , Promo News and The Fader amongst others.