SOCAN was a proud sponsor of the 24th annual LEO Awards, celebrating excellence in British Columbia film and television, as it has been for every edition since the beginning in 1998. The Awards  were presented on July 5 and 6, 2022 onine, and live-and-in-person (for the first time in three years) at the Gala on July 9, 2022 (though also available online). SOCAN’s #ComposersWhoScore walked away with all 11 musical honours.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

  • Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture
    Conan Karpinski and Andrew Dixon, for Portraits From a Fire
  • Best Musical Score in a Television Movie
    Hal Beckett, for A Clüsterfünke Christmas
  • Best Musical Score in a Short Drama
    Sutrisno Hartana and Harrison Casavant, for Srikandi
  • Best Musical Score in a Dramatic Series
    Hamish Thomson and Matt Rogers, for Chesapeake Shores – “What A Difference A Day Makes” episode 
  • Best Musical Score in a Feature-Length Documentary
    Daniel Ross, for Dead Man’s Switch: A Crypto Mystery
  • Best Musical Score in a Short Documentary
    Daryl Bennett, for In Love With a Problem
  • Best Musical Score in a Documentary Series
    Jacqueline Perriam, Erik Abbink, Amanda Cawley, for Visionary Gardeners– “Beauty and Delight” episode
  • Best Musical Score in an Information, Lifestyle, or Reality Series
    Wayne Lavallée, for Dr. Savannah: Wild Rose Vet – “Into the Wild” episode 
  • Best Musical Score in an Animation Series
    Caleb Chan and Brian Chan, for Angry Birds: Summer Madness – “Dodgebirds” episode
  • Best Musical Score in a Youth or Children’s Program or Series
    Oleksa Lozowchuk, for Gabby Duran & The Unsittables – “Goat of the Month” episode
  • Best Music Video
    The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, for “Running”

The July 9, 2022, Gala was attended by SOCAN representative Gagan Singh, Creative Executive, Film/TV & Visual Media.

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 winners visit the awards website.