The Children in the Pictures


Go inside Task Force Argos, a team of the world’s best detectives dedicated to infiltrating global criminal networks and rescuing children from online sexual abuse.

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About the Film
These cops have the toughest job in law enforcement – protecting children from online sexual abuse.

The Children in the Pictures takes us inside Task Force Argos, a renowned Australian-based police investigative team, as they go undercover to rescue children from online sexual abuse.

From infiltrating global criminal networks to hunting down the world’s worst abusers, the Argos team shines a light on the dark reality of online child sexual abuse and the fight we all face in stopping it.

Adele Desirs Fighting Against Children Online Sexual Exploitation
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Since 2009, Task Force Argos have identified and rescued over 1100 children.

Online child sexual abuse is the fastest growing major crime in the world. So why is no one talking about it? Break the silence and book your tickets to an exclusive screening event today.

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Meet the Filmmakers

Akhim Dev
Writer / Director
Akhim Dev has over 20 years of experience in broadcast television and digital content. His credits include writing and directing on 'The 3G of US' for SBS, 'Storm Surfers' for Firelight Productions, and 'The Final Sacrifice' for Discovery and National Geographic.
Simon Nasht
Director / Producer
Simon Nasht is one of Australia’s most experienced documentary filmmakers. He has won many local and international awards including AFI Awards, Logies, AWGIES, the Eureka Prize for science journalism, and was the first filmmaker to be nominated for the coveted Prime Minister’s History Prize.
Tony Wright
Tony Wright is a veteran BAFTA® and Emmy® Award-winning producer and executive producer of documentary, drama and children’s television. He is also the founder of pre-eminent Melbourne production company December Media.

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2021 is almost over but the campaign to keep children #outofthepictures is just getting started!

Check out how The Children in the Pictures’ Australian launch has helped break the silence in 2021, plus a sneak peek at what’s next for 2022. If you haven’t already, watch the film on SBS On Demand and join the campaign at

Talking to your child about online safety
Interview With The Filmmakers | Akhim Dev
Interview With The Filmmakers | Tony Wright
Breaking the silence on online child sexual abuse

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