Leo Awards

WIDC alumnae rack up 37 nominations: Leo Awards 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2020, Vancouver, BC - An announcement made by the Leo Awards this week, confirms that Women In the Director's Chair (WIDC) alumnae and their projects have garnered a whopping thirty-seven nominations, including six for Best Direction and eight for Best Program. Leading the pack with ten nominations, Karen Lam's latest feature film, The Curse of Willow Song is up for Best Program, Direction, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Sound, Production Design, Performances by Supporting Actors (female) and Lead Actor (female). "This film was truly a labour of love," says Karen Lam. "It took almost two years [...]

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WIDC Alumnae Earn 28 Leo Award Nominations Including 7 for Best Direction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2018, Vancouver - Organizers of the Women In the Director's Chair are thrilled to announce that WIDC alumnae and their projects have earned 28 Leo Award nominations including 7 for best direction. "Through a system of peer adjudication, with final ballot tabulation by Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, we are pleased to confirm the following 2018 Leo Award Recipients.We would like to extend a special thank you to all of our jurors who exemplify the spirit of community service. We are grateful for their care and consideration while deliberating. On behalf of all of [...]

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