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CHANNEL4 CUTTING EDGE: CHILD SEX TRADE PART 1 OF 3
In 2003, Liviu Tipurita made THE CHILD SEX TRADE for Channel4's Cutting Edge, a documentary investigating paedophile rings and the pan-European trafficking of children.
The programme, which Liviu also narrated, raised awareness about the plight of these children and won several international awards, including: The George Polk Award for Television Reporting, The National Headliners Award for Investigative Reporting, The Eric & Amy Burger Overseas Press Club Award. It was also nominated for One World Media Awards and International Documentary Association Awards.
Shown on ARTE and CNN (in a special version, Easy Prey, for CNN Presents), The Child Sex Trade was sold to dozens of broadcasters around the world.
In 2004, Liviu was invited on The Oprah Winfrey Show to present and discuss his documentary in a special programme about atrocities against children.
Liviu Tipurita is an award winning film maker, specialising in observational documentaries and undercover investigations. He has over ten years of television work experience and credits with BBC, CHANNEL 4, CNN, ABC, NBC, ARTE.
Liviu films, directs and produces visually accomplished, strong narrative programmes.
His documentaries deal with very sensitive subjects like terrorism, prostitution, human trafficking.