At last year’s Canadian Screen Awards, rising star Emmanuel Kabongo presented the trophy for best original program or series produced for digital media – fiction. Last month he was at Sundance and now he’s a CSA nominee himself.
Actors supported by the Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation are working on stages and screens of all shapes and sizes all over the world.
Emmanuel Kabongo, a recent alumnus of the CFC Actors Conservatory, has already enjoyed working in film and television projects ranging from Pompeii to Quantico.
Now he is nominated for his first Canadian Screen Award for best performance in a program or series produced for digital media.
Kabongo’s eye-catching portrayal of ‘T’ in the web series teenagers has been prominently featured in 15 of the series’ 17 webisodes. The popular series has already picked up L.A. Web Fest outstanding achievement awards for two years in a row.
Last month, Kabongo was in Utah supporting the Sundance Film Festival world premiere of Danny Perez’ new thriller Antibirth with leading ladies Natasha Lyonne, Chloe Sevigny and Meg Tilly. Busy as he was, he still managed to keep his thousands of Facebook and Twitter followers up to speed (@Emmanuelkabongo).