May 31, 2016
DOC BC News - DOC BC at the Leo Awards, BravoFACTUAL Winners & More!


Deadlines and Call for Entries
  • MAY 31: RIDM Submissions Deadline (More)
  • MAY 31: Air Canada enRoute Film Festival Submission Deadline (More)
  • JUN 3: TIFF Late Submissions Deadline (More)
  • JUN 3: DOC NYC Late Deadline (More)
  • JUN 10: VIFF Regular Deadline (More)
  • JUN 27: CBC Development Workshop for Diverse Creators Deadline (More)
  • JUN 30: Whistler Film Festival Regular Deadline (More)
  • JUN 30: TELUS OptikLocal Workshop and Video Production Grants (More)
  • JUL 31: IDA Pare Lorentz Fund Deadline (More)

Screenings and Events
  • JUN 1: A Last Stand for Lelu Screening & Mixed Voices Environmental Advocacy Panel (More)
  • JUN 2: Praxis Centre for Screenwriters at SFU presents: Getting it Made (More)
  • JUN 4: TELUS #watchlocal Industry Exchange at the TELUS Garden (More)
  • JUN 4: The Cinematheque Archive Day (More)
  • JUN 11: Dance Film Workshop with Daniel Conrad at Cineworks (More)
  • JUN 13: After the Last River at the Vancity Theatre (More)
  • JUN 13-15: I Am the Blues at the Vancity Theatre (More)
  • JUN 18-21: Tempest Storm at the Rio Theatre (More)
  • JUN 21: Making Sense of the TPP: Impacts on Copyright & Canadian Artists at Cineworks (More)
  • JUN 22: The League of Exotique Dancers at the Rio Theatre (More)
2016 Leo Awards: Congratulations to all the nominees! 

The Leo Awards are on! Held annually in Vancouver, the Leo Awards celebrate excellence in the British Columbia film and television industry. On Saturday, June 4, 2016 the winners for the Documentary categories will be announced at a ceremony in Hyatt Regency (tickets for this event are available here!). Please join us in congratulating the following DOC BC members on their Leo Awards nominations!

DOC BC Members at the 2016 Leo Awards 
Documentary Program or Series Nominees

Best Feature Length Documentary Program

Hadwin's Judgement
Elizabeth Yake - Producer
I Am Chris Farley
Derik Murray - Producer
Johnny Cash: American Rebel
Derik Murray - Producer
Ninth Floor
Selwyn Jacob - Producer

Best Short Documentary Program

Paradise Island
Kathleen Jayme - Producer
Best Documentary Series

Sports On Fire
Pete McCormack - Producers

Best Direction in a Documentary Program or Series

Derik Murray
I Am Chris Farley
Derik Murray
Johnny Cash: American Rebel
Pete McCormack
Sports On Fire - Terrolympics

Pete McCormack
Sports On Fire - All The Rage

Best Screenwriting in a Documentary Program or Series

Kathleen Jayme
Paradise Island

Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series

Carmen Pollard
Ninth Floor

This list is available at Did we miss your project? Please let us know!
Please visit the Leo Awards website to see the full list of nominees for these categories.

Leo Awards 2016 Event Dates!

Following on the impressive showing of entries received for 2016, the LEO AWARDS will once again be staged over three nights. All events take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. Visit the LEO AWARDS website for a complete list of awards and schedules by evening.

Celebration One Awards Ceremony 
Saturday, May 28  - Hyatt Regency – Perspectives Level, 34th Floor

Celebration Two Awards Ceremony (Documentary winners announced on this date)
Saturday, June 4 - Hyatt Regency – Regency Ballroom

Gala Awards Ceremony 
Sunday, June 5 - Hyatt Regency – Regency Ballroom

Please visit Awards by Evening and Schedules by Evening for more information. 
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