The screen composer duo of brothers Caleb and Brian Chan won two honours at the 2023 edition of the annual LEO Awards, celebrating excellence in British Columbia film and television. The 25th Anniversary LEOs were presented live at the Celebration Ceremony on July 8, and the Gala Ceremony on July 9, 2023. SOCAN’s #ComposersWhoScore walked away with all eight of the musical honours.
Prizes were awarded as follows:
Best Musical Score in a Television Movie
Caleb and Brian Chan, for A Fabled Holiday
Best Musical Score in an Animation Series
Caleb and Brian Chan, for Angry Birds: Summer Madness – “Crash Course” episode
Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture
Jesse Zubot and Wayne Lavallée, for Bones of Crows
Best Musical Score in a Short Drama
Jordan Andrew, for Consumer
Best Musical Score in a Feature-Length Documentary
Daryl Bennett, for State Organs
Best Musical Score in a Documentary Series
Steve Raskin, for Viagra: The Little Blue Pill That Changed The World – “The Hard Science” episode
Best Musical Score in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program or Series
William Hodgins and Sina Nazarian, for Where I’m From
Best Music Video
Peter Press Lee, for “Chiseler”
The events was attended by SOCAN representatives Gagan Singh, Creative Executive, Film/TV & Visual Media; Sara Pavilionis, Manager, Member Services; Coralie Hummel, Account Executive, Radio; and Phil Laffin, Account Executive.
The LEO Awards offer an excellent opportunity for SOCAN members who work in film and television to celebrate their accomplishments. For more information and a complete list of 2023 winners, access the LEO Awards website.