Calgary, AB, Canada
Allan Leader travels the world telling compelling stories for international documentaries, films, tv series, ad agencies, specialty channels, commercials and corporations. His travel experience reads like a National Geographic: Antarctica, China, Argentina, Indonesia, Croatia, USA, Bolivia, Yemen, Chile, Nigeria, Cayman Islands, Mexico, Ecuador, Panama, Japan & Vietnam, to name a few.
Allan brings 25 years of professional experience as a Cinematographer & visual storyteller in the television & film industry. He is member of the prestigious CSC- Canadian Society of Cinematographers, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, National Press Photographers Association & Alberta Media Production Industries Association.
As an award winning Cinematographer, Allan has been recognized by professional organizations such as the Academy Awards, The Gemini Awards, Canadian Society of Cinematographers, National Press Photographers Association, Houston International Film Festival, Western Canadian News Photographers Association, The Southern Alberta Iris awards as well as Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association Awards.
As Director of Photography & Associate Producer, Allan recently completed the Theatrical Documentary, ‘Unclaimed’. ‘Unclaimed’ recently was named on the Academy Awards list of finalists for an Oscar in the feature documentary category. He was awarded ‘Best Cinematography Non Fiction over 60 minutes’ for the film at the 2013 AMPIA awards. The story is the most compelling that Allan has ever told. ‘While working in Southeast Asia, a war torn veteran of the Vietnam War discovers a mysterious man claiming to be an American MIA. So begins his struggle to prove the lost soldier’s identity and reunite him with his American family’.
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