Once again, VFS grads and instructors are in the running for the Leo Awards, honouring the best in entertainment media in British Columbia. We celebrated multiple winners in both 2009 and 2010, and expectations are high for a repeat performance in 2011.
Here’s the list of nominees we’ll be rooting for:
Chad Costen – Film Production grad/Foundation instructor – Best Short Drama, Best Screenwriting in a Short Drama, Best Picture Editing in a Short Drama, and Best Costume Design in a Short Drama for Death Wish. Read about the many VFS grads who contributed to this production.
Stephen Lebail – Writing staff – Best Production Design in a Short Drama for Senseless.
Christina Renaud and Jon Berezan – Makeup Design grads – Best Make-up in a Short Drama for Death Wish.
Mimespeak – produced by Entertainment Business Management grads Mercedes Colon and Samantha Degagne – is up for Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama for actor Robin Nielsen. Find out more about the short film in this Blast Light.
Anton Crnkovic – Sound Design grad – Best Sound Editing in a Documentary Program or Series for Streets of Plenty.
Bob Woolsey and Andrew Menzies - Writing grads – Best Web Series for Bob & Andrew. Bob is also the Program Manager for Entertainment Business Management. The second season of Bob & Andrew is set to premiere June 6th.
See a complete list of the nominees for this year’s awards. Congratulations to everyone, and best of luck on June 8th and 11th!
UPDATE: Looks like we missed a few.
Maureen Murphy and Anke Bakker – Sound Design staff – Best Sound Editing in a Feature Length Drama for Altitude.
Josh Stevenson – Sound Design grad – Best Sound Editing in a Documentary Program or Series for How to Boil a Frog.