The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka , Prof Joseph Ahaneku has lauded the Department of Theartre and Film Studies of the institution as its sets to premier its first commercial film titled “The Diary of a Campus Girl.”
The film , which is written and produced by Prof. Tracie Utoh-Ezeajugh and directed by Mr. Patrick Okoye, will debut on June 17, 2016, at the University Auditorium.
The first of its kind in any Nigerian university, this film has many prominent faces in the movie industry who also graduated from UNIZIK.
They include Oge Okoye, Ken Erics Ugo, Uju Okeke, even as other budding actors which include Precious Linus, Esther Iyare, Chima Igbokwe, Chukwuemeka Eni, Chibueze Igwe among others, also participated.
This film project, according to Prof. Utoh-Ezeajugh , who is the Head of Department of Theartre and Film Studies of UNIZIK, was fully designed and produced by staff and students of the institution either as actors/actresses or technical crew.
Speaking on the film project, the Vice Chancellor who is also its executive producer, said the film project was exceptional.
Prof. Ahaneku also said that the film project is an opportunity to provide a new platform of employment for graduates, adding that it can be shown in cinemas.