SOCAN members win musical LEO Awards 2013

SOCAN member Rich Walters won a 2013 LEO Award for Best Musical Score in a Television Movie. (Photo: Sara Pavilionis)
June 12, 2013

SOCAN was a proud corporate sponsor of the 15th annual LEO Awards celebrating excellence in British Columbia film and television over the course of two nights in Vancouver. The honours were presented in two awards ceremonies on June 7 and 8, 2013, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel Vancouver. Our members walked away with several musical honours.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

  • Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture to Don Macdonald for Camera Shy
  • Best Musical Score in a Television Movie to Rich Walters for Ring of Fire
  • Best Musical Score in a Short Drama Adam Lastiwka for Corvus
  • Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program or Series to Schaun Tozer for Blood Relative
  • Best Musical Score in an Animation Program or Series to Daniel Ingram (BMI) and Steffan Andrews for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – “Magical Mystery Cure”

The Celebration Awards Ceremony was hosted by Aubrey Arnason and Sarah Groundwater-Law from Shaw TV’s lifestyle series The Wedding Bells and The Proposal. The Gala Awards Ceremony Hosts were Brent Butt and Nancy Robertson from CTV’s Hiccups and Corner Gas. The Gala awards also featured Hal Beckett and the Vancouver Film Orchestra.

The LEO Awards offer an excellent opportunity for SOCAN members who work in film and television to celebrate their accomplishments and network with producers, directors and local industry players. Other SOCAN members in attendance included Brian Carson, Simon Kendall and Ari Wise. SOCAN staff in attendance were Lynn Ross and Sara Pavilionis. For more information and a complete list of winners visit the awards website.