[Videonews] HUMAN TRAFFICKING EDUCATIONAL FILM SERIES AVAILABLE

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As featured on World News Tonight, CNN, The Tyra Banks Show, and dozens of=20
print publications, Human Trafficking 101- the Presenter Kit is finally=20
available for institutions to purchase for educational purposes. Please log=20=
onto:=20
www.istoptraffic.com

PRESS RELEASE

Journey Film Group Develops Groundbreaking visual training guide
Human Trafficking 101-The Presenter's Kit=20
WWW.ISTOPTRAFFIC.COM - TO PLACE AN ORDER
The box set contains three films including the newly released 20 minute=20
training video dedicated exclusively to the issue of
Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

October 15th, 2007-Los Angeles, Calif.-Journey Film Group, a production=20
company that creates socially themed content, today announced the release of=
a=20
first-of-its-kind, training kit designed to educate law enforcement and publ=
ic=20
safety agencies, human services organizations and educational institutions o=
n=20
human trafficking.=20
=20
With more than 50,000 victims trafficked into this country every year, the=20
20-minute Human Trafficking training video was created to build awareness an=
d=20
insight into a growing international problem that affects every city and tow=
n in=20
the United States. As the driving force behind the production of this video,=
=20
filmmaker, activist and founder of the Journey Film Group, Michael Cory Davi=
s=20
has led efforts over the past four years to bring awareness to this issue=20
while giving a voice to those who are too young and scared to seek help. To=20=
convey=20
the impact and emotional depth of this crime, Davis decided to offer a=20
special kit that, in addition to the training module, includes his two award=
-winning=20
films, Svetlana's Journey and Cargo: Innocence Lost. The films take a look a=
t=20
the issue from both the national and international perspective.

No matter an organizations needs, the Human Trafficking 101 Presenter's Kit=20
offers a comprehensive look at this complex issue from every angle. Svetlana=
's=20
Journey, a short film, and Hollywood Film Festivals 2005 Best Short Subject=20
winner, take viewers into the brothel through the eyes of a 13-year old vict=
im;=20
Cargo: Innocence Lost, (P.O.S.T. certified) a documentary, offers hard-hitti=
ng=20
facts and testimonials from real-life victims in America; and Human=20
Trafficking, the training module, is a training guide on all forms of human=20=
trafficking
.

Top ICE and FBI agents, law enforcement and other government officials,=20
nationally and around the world, have recognized both of Davis' films, servi=
ng on=20
panels to discuss the relevancy of the content and the powerful way it was=20
delivered. A natural next step was to use the films to develop a concise tra=
ining=20
module for law enforcement and other agencies that may encounter trafficking=
=20
victims.=20

=E2=80=9CAs Sheriff, I am deeply concerned about the horrific crime of human=
=20
trafficking,=E2=80=9D said Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca who commands=
the largest=20
Sheriff's Department in the world. =E2=80=9CAs law enforcement professionals=
, we must=20
educate ourselves, learn to recognize the signs pointing toward crimes of hu=
man=20
trafficking, and develop law enforcement strategies to both assist victims a=
nd=20
prosecute offenders.=E2=80=9D

=E2=80=9CThe availability of video segments from the Journey Film Group has=20=
allowed=20
us to create a training video that is not only informative but incites emoti=
ons=20
in the viewer,=E2=80=9D said Kila Otte, director of video production for Ti=20=
Training.=20
=E2=80=9CWe have never created a training video like this, nor have we recei=
ved such=20
a positive response from the public safety agencies that screened the video.=
=20
This is truly a hot topic for those individuals who are out on the streets=20
trying to uphold the law and preserve the dignity of human rights.=E2=80=9D=20

Pricing and Availability
The Human Trafficking 101 Presenter's Kit is only available at=20
www.istoptraffic.com and individual dvd orders can also be placed on this=20=
site.

About Michael Cory Davis/The Journey Film Group
Michael Cory Davis, founder of The Journey Film Group, is an=20
actor/filmmaker/activist. He has been involved in the fight to end modern da=
y slavery since=20
2003 when he became the Goodwill Ambassador for the organization Face to Fac=
e=20
Bulgaria, which works to combat trafficking. Michael wrote, directed, produc=
ed=20
the award-winning film Svetlana's Journey, a true story about a Bulgarian gi=
rl=20
forced into prostitution. He lived in and toured the country meeting countle=
ss=20
victims and potential victims, using Svetlana's Journey as the tool to=20
educate them. In 2005, the film aired on Bulgaria's national television stat=
ion and=20
here in the U.S., it won the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Short Subject.=
=20
Cargo: Innocence Lost and Svetlana's Journey have been used by more than one=
=20
hundred organizations and institutions to educate, enlighten, and motivate=20
people to take action and get involved in the fight against human traffickin=
g. =20
Michael has appeared on World News with Charles Gibson, CNN, NBC, ABC, and K=
TLA=20
news, bringing light to the issue.=20

Media Contact for Journey Film Group
Dianna Bari=20
Socket Media, Inc.=20
P: 310-562-6162
E: d.bari@socketmedia.com=20

Thanks,
Journey Film Group Team
Michael Cory Davis- CEO
Filmmaker/Activist/Actor
Office # 310-217-7654

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As featured on World News Tonight, C= NN, The Tyra Banks Show, and dozens of print publications, Human Traffick= ing 101- the Presenter Kit is finally available for institutions to purch= ase for educational purposes. Please log onto: www.istoptraffic.com

PRESS RELEASE


Journey Film Group Develops Groundbreaking visual training guide<= BR> Human Trafficking 101-The Presenter's Kit
WWW.ISTOPTRAFFIC.COM - TO PLACE AN ORDER
The box set contains three films including the new= ly released 20 minute training video dedicated exclusively to t= he issue of
Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

October 15th, 2007-Los Angeles, Calif.-Journey Film Group, a pro= duction company that creates socially themed content, today announced the re= lease of a first-of-its-kind, training kit designed to educate law enforceme= nt and public safety agencies, human services organizations and educational=20= institutions on human trafficking.

With more than 50,000 victims trafficked into this country every year, the 2= 0-minute
Human Trafficking training video was created= to build awareness and insight into a growing international problem that af= fects every city and town in the United States. As the driving force behind=20= the production of this video, filmmaker, activist and founder of the Journey= Film Group, Michael Cory Davis has led efforts over the past four years to=20= bring awareness to this issue while giving a voice to those who are too youn= g and scared to seek help. To convey the impact and emotional depth of this=20= crime, Davis decided to offer a special kit that, in addition to the trainin= g module, includes his two award-winning films, Svetlana's Journe= y and Cargo: Innocence Lost. The films ta= ke a look at the issue from both the national and international perspective.=

No matter an organizations needs, the
Human Trafficking 101 Pr= esenter's Kit offers a comprehensive look at this complex issue=20= from every angle. Svetlana's Journey, a short film= , and Hollywood Film Festivals 2005 Best Short Subject winner, take viewers=20= into the brothel through the eyes of a 13-year old victim; Cargo:= Innocence Lost, (P.O.S.T. certified) a documentary, offers hard= -hitting facts and testimonials from real-life victims in America; and Human Trafficking, the training module, is a training guid= e on all forms of human trafficking.

Top ICE and FBI agents, law enforcement and other government officials, nati= onally and around the world, have recognized both of Davis' films, serving o= n panels to discuss the relevancy of the content and the powerful way it was= delivered. A natural next step was to use the films to develop a concise tr= aining module for law enforcement and other agencies that may encounter traf= ficking victims.

=E2=80=9CAs Sheriff, I am deeply concerned about the horrific crime of human= trafficking,=E2=80=9D said Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca who command= s the largest Sheriff's Department in the world. =E2=80=9CAs law enforcement= professionals, we must educate ourselves, learn to recognize the signs poin= ting toward crimes of human trafficking, and develop law enforcement strateg= ies to both assist victims and prosecute offenders.=E2=80=9D

=E2=80=9CThe availability of video segments from the Journey Film Group has=20= allowed us to create a training video that is not only informative but incit= es emotions in the viewer,=E2=80=9D said Kila Otte, director of video produc= tion for Ti Training. =E2=80=9CWe have never created a training video like t= his, nor have we received such a positive response from the public safety ag= encies that screened the video. This is truly a hot topic for those individu= als who are out on the streets trying to uphold the law and preserve the dig= nity of human rights.=E2=80=9D

Pricing and Availability
The Human Trafficking 101 Presenter's Kit<= FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" FACE=3D"Times New Roman" FAMILY=3D"SERIF" SIZE=3D"3">= is only available at
www.istoptraffic.com  an= d individual dvd orders can also be placed on this site.

About Michael Cory Davis/The Journey Film Group
Michael Cory Davis, founder of The Journey Film Group, is an act= or/filmmaker/activist. He has been involved in the fight to end modern day s= lavery since 2003 when he became the Goodwill Ambassador for the organizatio= n Face to Face Bulgaria, which works to combat trafficking. Michael wrote, d= irected, produced the award-winning film Svetlana's Journey, a true story about a Bulgarian girl forced into prostitution. He li= ved in and toured the country meeting countless victims and potential victim= s, using Svetlana's Journey as the tool to educate th= em. In 2005, the film aired on Bulgaria's national television station and he= re in the U.S., it won the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Short Subject. <= /FONT>Cargo: Innocence Lost and Svetlana's Journe= y have been used by more than one hundred organizations and inst= itutions to educate, enlighten, and motivate people to take action and get i= nvolved in the fight against human trafficking.  Michael has appeared=20= on World News with Charles Gibson, CNN, NBC, ABC, and= KTLA news, bringing light to the issue.

Media Contact for Journey Film Group
Dianna Bari
Socket Media, Inc.
P: 310-562-6162
E: d.bari@socketmedia.com




Thanks,
Journey Film Group Team
Michael Cory Davis- CEO
Filmmaker/Activist/Actor
Office # 310-217-7654



**************************************
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