"Get migrants out of here!" - Rectifying xenophobia in Malaysia

“Get migrants out of here!” – Rectifying xenophobia in Malaysia
June 19, 2021 storyfrontier

Migrants and refugees often face stigma and discrimination in their daily life despite being essential contributors for the Malaysian economy. This has been further exasperated by COVID-19.

As such IOM Malaysia realised the need to create a campaign that addressed the issues of xenophobia, misinformation and stigma.

Storyfrontier pitched and won with their two imaginary concepts told through a painstaking, hand-drawn animation style. In the first story we imagine what would happen if one day all migrants disappeared? In the second story we unwittingly put ourselves in the shoes of a migrant and ask ourselves, what if we were migrants? The concepts were promoted with the hashtag #WeAreInThisTogether

Storyfrontier are always delighted to work in environmentally and community focused projects such as this. We wish to thank IOM Malaysia for believing in us and our crazy ideas.

Full production by Storyfrontier, 2021

A World Without Migrants – IOM Malaysia – #WeAreInThisTogether

What If We Were Migrants? – IOM Malaysia – #WeAreInThisTogether

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