Keith Ross Leckie

Writer and Director

Many times Emmy Award, and Gemini Award winner, as well as winner at the New York Film Festival, San Francisco Film Festival, and Columbia Film Festival, Keith is a renown Canadian writer and director who has worked for more than 30 in Hollywood  and Canada for companies such as HBO, NBC, USA, BBC, CTV, CBC, Alliance Atlantis, Showcase, The Movie Network, A Channel, Greenlight, Lifetime, and FilmWorks.

Amongst many others, he has been the scriptwriter and director of such successful films, series, and miniseries as “Committed”, “The Arrow”, “Everest!”, “Lost In The Barrens”, “Shattered City (The Halifax Explosion)”, “Traders”, “The Morrison Murders”, “Big Break”,  “Trial At Fortitude Bay”,  “Journey Into Darkness: The Bruce Curtis Story”,  “Children Of My Heart”, “Where The Spirit Lives “, and  “To Walk With Lions”, starring Richard Harris, as well he has written best seller novels such as “Coppermine”, and “The Seventh Gate”.

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FILMOGRAFY

2010 COMMITTED Movie for Lifetime/Screendoor Productions, HBO Canada LP: ANDREA ROTH, RICHARD BURGI

2008 EVEREST! Mini-Series broadcast Sept. 2008. CBC/Screendoor Productions.

2004 SHATTERED CITY (The Halifax Explosion) Mini-Series. CBC/ Tapestry Films. LP: PETER POSTLETHWAITE, GRAHAM GREEN

1999 CHILDREN OF MY HEART M.O.W. TMN/ CBC/ Alliance Atlantis Communications. LP: GENEVIEVE BUJOLD, MICHAEL MORIARITY.

1999 MILGAARD M.O.W. CTV/ Barna-Alper Productions/ Alliance Atlantis Communications. LP: IAN TRACEY

1998 TO WALK WITH LIONS Feature. Kingsborough Greenlight. Producers: Peter Kroonenburg & Julie Allan.  LP: RICHARD HARRIS, GERALDINE CHAPMAN, HONOUR BLACKMAN

1997 THE ARROW Mini-Series. CBC/ Straight Arrow Productions. Producers: Mary Young Leckie & Paul Stephens. LP: DAN ACKROYD, MICHAEL MORIARITY, CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER
*Winner of 5 Gemini Awards*

1995 THE MORRISON MURDERS M.O.W. USA Network/ Cosgrove Meurer
Productions. LP: JOHN CORBETT, GORDON CLAPP, JONATHAN SCARFE

1993 TRIAL AT FORTITUDE BAY M.O.W. CBC/ Imagex Productions/ Credo Group. LP: LOLITA DAVIDOVITCH, RAOUL TRUJILLO

1991 THE PRICE OF VENGENCE M.O.W. NBC/ Patchett Kauffman Entertainment. LP: DEAN STOCKWELL, MICHAEL GROSS

1987 WHERE THE SPIRIT LIVES. M.O.W./feature. FilmWorks & Tapestry. LP:MICHELLE ST. JOHN, GRAHAM GREENE, ANN MARIE MACDONALD.
**Winner of The San Francisco International Film Festival ‘87**
**Columbus Film Festival ‘87**
**New York Film Festival – Blue Ribbon ‘88**

1987 JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS: THE BRUCE CURTIS STORY M.O.W.  NBC Primetime (US Title: DEADLY BETRAYAL).  LP: JAMIE WOLVITZ, KENNETH WELSH
*Winner of 6 Gemini Awards – Including Best Screenplay and Best Picture*

1985 LOST IN THE BARRENS M.O.W. Atlantis Films/ CBC. Based on the Novel by Farley Mowat.  LP: GRAHAM GREENE
* Winner ’91 Emmy Award Best Youth Drama*
* Winner ’92 Gemini Award Best Youth Drama*

1978 CROSSBAR M.O.W. CBC. LP: BRENT CARVER, KIM CATRALL, JOHN IRELAND, KATE REID

1978 – 1996 VARIOUS EPISODIC INCLUDING BEACHCOMBERS, SPIRIT BAY, DANGER BAY, TRADERS.

2009 SOLDIERS STORIES 6 one hours following Canadian soldiers from Canada on their deployment into Afghanistan for HALIFAX FILM.

2004 THE DISAPPEARING 60 second PSA for the Stephen Lewis Foundation on Aids Relief.

2003 PARADISE FALLS Showcase – Soap Opera Multiple Episodes Producer: Breakthrough Films.

2000 CHILDREN OF MY HEART MOW A Channel /CBC Producer/Writer. Producer Tapestry Films.

1996-7 TRADERS Atlantis Films / Global Television. Producers: Alyson Feltes, Hart Hanson

1997 1 X 1 hour episode “Some Lies, Mostly Secrets”. Producers: Alyson Feltes, Mary Khan

1996 1 X 1 hour episode. “The Hands Off Approach”
*Gemini Award Nominee*

1990 BIG BREAK The Film Works, Toronto. Producers: Heather Goldin, Mark Winemaker, Paul Stephens

1990 1 x ½ hour episode dramatic series on drug & alcohol abuse – Federal Government

1987 THE BEACHCOMBERS CBC , Vancouver. Producer: Brian McKeown,

1987 1 x ½ hour episode. “A House Divided”

1980 & 1981 SPIRIT BAY Episodic – The Film Works Toronto. Producers: Paul Stephens

1 x 1 hour episode “Words on a Page”

1989 THE SEVENTH GATE Novel set in Afghanistan, published by Macmillan  Canada and Piatkus Publishing in UK Paperback published by Penguin Books.

2010 COPPERMINE Novel set in the high arctic, murder investigation and trial, published by Penguin/Viking Group.