Legend of a Warrior with six Alberta Film & Television Award Nominations

Nominees for the 2013 Alberta Film and Television Awards were recently announced and the feature documentary Legend of a Warrior received a total of six nominations, including Best Documentary (Non-fiction over 30 minutes), Best Director (Non-fiction over 30 minutes), Best Cinematography (Non-fiction over 30 minutes), Best screenwriter (Non-fiction over 30 minutes), Best Original Score (Non-fiction over 30 minutes) and Best Overall Sound (Non-fiction over 30 minutes).

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association will also be honouring the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers and the Edmonton-based Film & Video Arts Society of Alberta with the Friend of the Industry Award.  The Awards take place Saturday May 25, 2013 at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton.

Legend of a Warrior had its world premiere at Hot Docs 2012 and played in theatres across Canada.  The film is produced by Bonnie Thompson for the NFB, Susan Bristow for Corkscrew Media and Corey Lee for enriquePoe Moving Pictures.