The  Leo Awards  are held for the British Columbia Film and Television industry. Presented each summer in Vancouver, Canada, the LEOS were founded by the Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia in 1999. For this 21ST year, for the first time, the event was held virtually online.  “On behalf of the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia and the LEO AWARDS, we extend congratulations to our 2020 Nominees, along with a special thank you to our jurors, many of whom spent six weeks screening and deliberating over 1100 entries,” said Walter Daroshin, LEO AWARDS President.

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HALLMARK CHANNEL’S A SUMMER ROMANCE PREMIERED TO 3.2 MILLION VIEWERS.

Produced by Vicki Sotheran, Greg Malcolm and Joyce Sawa.  Director of Photography Tyler Walzak.  Music by Patric Caird.  Edited by Charles Robichaud. Production Designed by Rick Whitfield .  Casting by Jackie Lind.   Costume Design by Hannah-Rose Taggart. First AD Patrick Weir. Written by Robert Tate Miller. Released by The Hallmark Channel in association  with Sodona Entertainment.

PREVIOUS Leo Awards History & DW

2013 Nominee
Leo
Best Direction in a Dramatic Series
Lost Girl (2010)
2012 Winner
Leo
Best Direction in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program or Series
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
For the episode “Jungle Fever”
Nominee
Leo
Best Direction in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program or Series
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
For the episode “See You Later… “
2011 Winner
Leo
Best Direction in a Dramatic Series
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
For episode “Rock N’ Roll Zombies Know Best”.
2006 Nominee
Leo
Best Direction in a Youth or Children’s Program or Series
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
For episode “Double Jeopardy”
2003 Winner
Leo
Dramatic Series: Best Director
Dinotopia (2002)

THE MAKING OF A SUMMER ROMANCE