Boris performed the duties of 1st Assistant Director, 2nd Unit Director and took over as Production Manager for ambitious, action-packed series “Helstrom” that premiered in the fall of 2020 on HULU, starring Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon and Robert Wisdom.
Boris had a pleasure of being involved in the production of the series from the first concept meeting to the last shot. His primary responsibilities were as a Unit Manager but he also directed 2nd Unit on a number of episodes including insert shoots and scenes with the lead actors Iko Uwais and Tommy Flanagan.
Boris took over the responsibilities of 1st Assistant Director on the third installment of this Hallmark franchise and also directed main unit when the director was not able to come in. This included scenes with all the cast including Maggie Lawson, Paul Greene, Rukiya Bernard, Holly Robinson Peete and Barbara Niven.
Boris was hired as a Production Manager for Episode 6 of the fourth season of the series which was filmed in Kamloops, BC. Boris organized and directed Drone Unit for the episode working closely with the drone team and lead actors Jonathan Scarfe and Vincent Gale.
The story of Jaycee Duggard has been broadcast on TLC with high ratings. Thanks to dramatizations directed by Boris Ivanov, this tragic story came into being as a warning to us all. If only every law enforcement officer took their job seriously maybe such atrocity would not continue for so long.
Boris completes second unit directing for TLC special TV Murder: Jasmine Fiore & Anne Pressly. In addition to directing dramatic recreations Boris conducts an interview with motel owner who discovered the body of Reality Star & Murderer Ryan Jenkins.
Boris completes second unit directing for TLC special on Natalie Holloway who has disappeared in Aruba in 2005. Her alleged killer Joran Van Der Sloot has been convicted of another murder in Peru in 2012 and is serving a 28 year sentence.
Another episode of WeTV’s Secret Lives of Women has come to life with the help of docu-drama recreations directed by Boris Ivanov. Stay tuned for WeTV’s “Hostages”. Also check out episodes “Mafia” and “Stalkers” with recreations directed by Boris.
Investigation Discovery’s series on serial killers comes to Canada. Infamous Deranged minds like Charles Manson, Andrew Cunanan, and Ted Bundy are examined; their sordid lives brought to life with the help of docu-drama recreations directed by Boris Ivanov for Investigation Discovery and broadcast on Discovery Canada.
Feature documentary premiered at Vancouver International Film Festival 2017. Directed and filmed by Boris Ivanov with funding from OutTV, Rogers TV fund, DR, Yes. The film takes an unflinching look at the current state of affairs in Russia.