2024 Leo Awards: UBC Theatre and Film Alumni Front and Centre

Congratulations to all of the UBC Theatre and Film Alumni nominated at the 2024 Leo Awards, the awards program for the British Columbia film and television industry. We are very proud and excited for their work to be recognized. Best of luck to each and every one of you! The winners will be announced at the gala over two evenings on July 6 & 7.


Best Motion Picture

It Lives Inside — Jameson Parker (Producer)

Les Filles Du Roi — Marijka Asbeek-Brusse (Producer)

Wild Goat Surf —Mike Johnston (Producer)


Best Screenwriting Motion Picture

She Talks to Strangers – Bruce Sweeney

The Beehive – Alexander Lasheras


Best Cinematography Motion Picture

Re: Uniting –  Stirling Bancroft


Best Cinematography Short Drama

You Are The Blue – Stirling Bancroft

Best Direction Dramatic Series

My Life with the Walter Boys – Nimisha Mukerji


Best Direction Feature Length Documentary

I’m Just Here For The Riot – Kathleen S. Jayme


Best Picture Editing Short Documentary

One of Ours – Ian Tan


Best Costume Design Motion Picture

Les Filles Du Roi— Alaia Hamer and Marshall McMahen

Best Supporting Performance Television Movie

Curious Caterer: Fatal Vows — Riley Davis


Best Short Drama

Zip — Ava Maria Safai (Producer) and Nicco Graham (Producer) and Caylee Watrin (Producer)


Best Direction Short Drama Performance Television Movie

Zip — Ava Maria Safai

Attendance — Riley Davis


Best Screenwriting Short Drama

Zip — Ava Maria Safai

My Roommate Ahriman — Francis Dowlatabadi


Best Editing for Short Drama

Zip — Ava Maria Safai


Best Costume Design Dramatic Series — Rebekka Sorensen-Kjelstrup

Riverdale – Chapter One Hundred Thirty-Two: Miss Teen Riverdale —Rebekka Sorensen-Kjelstrup