Graduate success: Jelena Borovskaja lands role in feature film

21 February, 2022

We are back with some more exciting Graduate Success Stories from our 2020 and 2021 Graduates.

Congratulations to 2021 Graduate Jelena Borovskaja; Aswell as shooting numerous commercials and music videos, Jelena landed a supporting lead in the award winning feature film ‘Blackmail’  soon to be released in 16 countries.

Blackmail has recently made  official selection for a number of international festivals.

 

”Badamasi’ Director Obi Emelonye has announced that his forthcoming feature film ‘Blackmail’ has won its first award. According to Emelonye, the film which stars O.C. Ukeje in the lead role, recently scooped the Best Trailer award at the 2021 Changing Face International festival.

Shot in the United Kingdom in 2020, the action thriller follows the story of Chinda (Ukeje), a well-known London actor who becomes involved in a sextortion lawsuit launched against him by Igor, a criminal oligarch and digital fraudster. Mistaken identity, webcam hacking, and threats of violence puts Chinda’s family at risk as he looks for the perpetrators.

Release details for ‘Blackmail’ are currently under wraps as the filmmaker is currently on tour for another project titled ‘The Oratory’.” – Pulse

 

Watch the official trailer:

 


 

Over the next few weeks we’ll be celebrating the success of our 2020-21 #ICTheatreGraduates. Graduate destinations have so far stretched the music and gaming industry, feature films, TV series, commercials and mainstream theatre.

There has also been entrepreneurial success with many businesses spring boarded from their third year Production Project module. We are so proud of each ICTheatre journey.

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