Sanctuary leads nomination field for Leo Awards

Other multiple nominees at B.C. upcoming film and TV awards include Carl Bessai's Brothers & Sisters, a feature that garnered a dozen nods.

The sci-fi series Sanctuary (pictured) led all comers with 18 nominations for the 2012 Leo Awards, which will honour the best in B.C. film and TV production later this month.

Sanctuary received nods for best drama series, and three best drama direction nominations for separate episodes helmed by Steven Adelson, Martin Wood and series creator Damian Kindler.

And Sanctuary grabbed another three best drama screenwriting nods, or one each for episodes written by Alan McCullough, James Thorpe and Kindler.

Other multiple nominees for the Leos include Carl Bessai’s latest film Sisters & Brothers, which earned a dozen in all, including a best feature length drama nod and a best feature director nomination for Bessai.

Besides Sisters & Brothers, the other four nominees in the best feature drama category are Daydream Nation, Doppleganger Paul, Marilyn and The Odds.

A full list of nominations for the Leos, which are to be handed out in Vancouver on May 25 and 26, is available at