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Project: Yenlik O'Neill and Viktor Kharyton

Advisors: Laura Kelly and Kiril Kirkov

“Motorgrad. The Story of Blagoevgrad Motorsport” tells about professional racing in Blagoevgrad. A collaborative Capstone project between seniors Viktor Kharyton and Yenlik O’Neill, Motorgrad resulted in a 25-minute documentary coupled with a multimedia digital story. The film had its premiere at the Dr. Carl Djerassi Theater Hall on Feb. 8, 2022.

Yenlik is from Almaty, Kazakhstan. Her major is Journalism and Mass Communication, and she is also going to graduate with minors in Literature and Integrated Marketing Communications. She is the Vice President of TEDxAUBG, a club she has been devoted to throughout her AUBG journey.

Viktor, who comes from Odessa, Ukraine, is majoring in Political Science and International Relations and Journalism and Mass Communication. He is also Head of the Marketing department of the Rock Jamming Club. His first ride on a professional motorcycle for kids was when he was 10 years old. He then spent seven more years as a professional racer.

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Motorgrad Documentary