Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Stargate Atlantis / SG-1 - 2009 Leo Awards: Special Awards for Creators

At the 2009 Leo Awards:

Leo Awards 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipients Announced!

April 1, 2009: Vancouver — Robert C. Cooper and Brad Wright, creators of Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis have been selected to receive a LEO AWARDS 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award. Additionally, a second Outstanding Achievement Award will be given to Jacob Rupp, a celebrated stunt coordinator and stunt actor. All recipients will be honoured on May 9 at the LEO AWARDS Gala Awards Ceremony.

“Robert and Brad’s achievements with the Stargate franchises have brought international attention and acclaim to BC film and television and, in the process, made them an institution on the West Coast,” says Walter Daroshin, LEO AWARDS President. “Meanwhile, Jacob has set the standard for stunt work, long before it became an industry — we look forward to celebrating the achievements of these deserving individuals at the LEO AWARDS 2009.” Biographies of these individuals, along with their achievements, may be viewed at the LEO AWARDS web site ...

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