2022 Leo Awards Nomination: B.C. Film Editor ‘Elated’ with nomination for Best Picture Editing Documentary Feature

Victoria, Canada, June 6, 2022 — (PR.com) — Film editor Dakota Morton is very happy these days.

“Just to be nominated, I’m thrilled.”

Dakota is nominated for the 2022 BC Leo Award for her film editing on “Precious Leader Woman”.

Dakota’s nomination, “Best Film Editing, Feature Documentary,” for “Precious Leader Woman” joins two other nominees for the same production: director Cassie De Colling for best direction and cinematographer Leo Hoorn for better photography.

Precious Leader Woman is about Spencer O’Brien, a world famous snowboarder who in 2014 was set to win gold at the Sochi Olympics.

The feature-length documentary follows her journey and her connection to her Indigenous heritage.

“I’m so grateful to have worked with the entire team at Precious Leader Woman and at the BC Leo Awards for this honor,” Dakota said.

The Leo Awards are British Columbia’s film and television industry awards program and were founded by the Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia in 1999.

Through a peer review system, nominees for the 2022 Leo Awards were chosen from more than 1,300 eligible entries and across 16 different categories.

Recently, Dakota completed on-location editing of a Vic Sarin-directed film, “Sugar”, (filming) sepiafilms.comand Dakota’s current principal editing project is “Terres Nourries”, directed by Pachamama Films (filming). pachamamafilm.com

Dakota is a member of the Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission filmvictoria.com

More on Leo Awards (LeoAwards.com) and Precious Leader Woman


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