The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia
The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization
whose mission is to celebrate and promote the achievements of the British Columbia film and television industry
through the presentation of an annual awards program – the LEO AWARDS.
2021 Board of Directors
Mr. Walter Daroshin - Chair
President, LEO AWARDS
President, Troika Productions
Mr. Tom Adair
Past Executive Director
BC Council of Film Unions
Mr. Keith Martin Gordey
Past President, UBCP/ACTRA
Past President, PAL Vancouver
Ms Cynde Harmon
Really Real Films
Ms Sarah Kalil
Associate, Zargar Lawyers
Past President, WIFTV
Mr Rob Larson
Business Agent
Directors Guild of Canada, BC Branch
Ms Dianne Neufeld
Past Faculty, Capilano University Film Centre
Past BC Film Commissioner
Mr. Tyman Stewart
President, The Characters Talent Agency
Western Canada Liaison, TAMAC
Mr. Steve Sxwithul'txw
President & Producer
Kwassen Productions
Mr. Don Thompson
President, Finalé Post / Picture Shop
Director, MPPIA
Dr. Carol Whiteman
Producer, Women In the Director's Chair
President, Creative Women Workshops
Mr. Sonny Wong
President & Creative Director
Hamazaki Wong Marketing Group
Ms Donna Wong-Juliani
Producer, Vidua Entertainment
Past Manager, Telefilm Canada
Member at Large
Mr. Arthur Evrensel
Partner, MEP Business Counsel

Honorary Members
Mr. Michael Francis
Mr. Lui Petrollini

Past Members
Mr. Menashe Arbel
Mr. Hal Beckett
Mr. Christian Bruyere
Ms Louise Clark
Ms Tracey Friesen
Ms Laura Lightbown
Mr. Bruce Marchfelder
Mr. Bernie Melanson
Ms Eva Schmieg
Mr. Michael Thoma
Mr. Barry Ward
Mr. Shawn Williamson
Celebrating Excellence in British Columbia Film & Television since 1999
Our Mission

The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia
is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate and promote the achievements of the British Columbia film, television and web-based media industry through the presentation of an annual awards program.

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