The Leo Awards, celebrating the British Columbia film and television industry is just around the corner. Established in 1999, it provides support and recognition for the work of film and television producers, writers, directors, performers and others. Awards categories include: live action, animated, adult dramatic, children’s, documentary film, documentary television, feature films and short films.
The Leo Awards is a great way to give back to the B.C. film community. The British Columbia film and television industry provides more than 15,000 jobs and generates more than one billion dollars in economic activity, making the industry an integral one to the economic and social vitality of British Columbia.
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Now is your chance to rub elbows with local celebrities and support your local film industry by attending the event and spreading the word. The 2013 Leo Awards will be held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, and tickets are still available for the Celebration Awards Ceremony on June 7, and the Gala Awards Ceremony on June 8.
For a full list of nominees or to purchase your tickets for the 2013 Leo Awards, please visit their website at www.leoawards.com
Written by Felix Kay, for Vancity Buzz. Stay in touch with Felix on Twitter at @TheFelixKay.
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