Vancouverites win big on second night of the Leo Awards

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      The second round of the Leo awards were presented tonight (June 4), as the spotlight fell on documentary and youth programming.

      Johnny Cash: American Rebel took home the prize for best feature length documentary, as well—and probably not surprisingly—as best documentary musical score.

      Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound won for best short documentary, as well as best direction and screenwriting.

      In the Youth/Children’s section, Splitting Adam, about a boy that figures out how to clone himself, won the honours for program/series and direction.

      15-year-old Vancouverite Sean Kyer won best performance for his work as Agent Oscar in Odd Squad, a series centred on a kids’ spy agency that uses math to solve cases.

      In the animated division, Nerds and Monsters ran wild, collecting three awards, including best program, directing, and screenwriting. The show is about a group of nerdy young teens that get trapped on an island populated by fantastical beasts.

      The Drive was awarded best web series while Vancouver duo HUMANS were crowned with best music video for “Tell Me”.

      The Leos continue Sunday (June 5) with the gala awards celebration and red carpet at the Hyatt Regency. 

      For a full list of the winners, go here