UN / Syrian Refugee Children Choir


Esmeralda created a Syrian refugee children choir in Lebanon for a short film that highlights the devastating effects of the hunger crisis, especially in war-torn countries like Syria. Esmeralda cast ed from over 200 children the singers, rehearsed with them over a month and conducted on-set performance and the studio recording sessions.

The film was commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme following its debut at Cannes Lions 2019 it will air on cinema screens in over 30 countries from September to November.


Client: United Nations World Food Programme

Director: Nick Gordon

Created by: The Garage Soho with John Hegarty