Sharron Ward Sharron Ward

I am a multi award-winning documentary film maker, freelance Producer/Director & Video Journalist who works predominantly on films about social change and social justice. I have a special interest in the developing world and in MENA, and I like to focus on issues such as poverty, women's rights, FGM, democracy, and arms control. I self-shoot on a wide-variety of HDV cameras, but specialise filming on the Canon 5D and my kit includes shotgun & radio mics, tripod and I self-edit on FCP. I can write copy & file stills also. Some of my projects currently include making a documentary in Libya called "Libya: After the Fall," and several film projects in Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon and India. I have credits for Channel 4 News, BBC Newsnight, The Guardian, BBC Persia, BBC World and a variety of international Broadcasters including DR2 Denmark, TVNZ, MTV Europe and Asia etc. I have filmed/directed in the following countries: New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Thailand, Russia, the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, (most of Europe), Iceland, Greece, Mexico, Jordan, Egypt, Dubai/UAE, Libya.

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Stolen Brides: Syrian Refugee Women i...
Al Mafraq, Jordan
By Sharron Ward
29 Mar 2013

An exclusive powerful film exposing the sexual exploitation and abuse of Syrian refugee women who are subjected to "pleasure marriages," rape, kidnapping and sexual harassment in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan.
Duration: 10 minutes
Format: HD 16:9 1080i 1920 x 1080 25 fps, Apple Pro Res HQ 422 PAL
Viewing format: 4:3 low res version