The Filmmaker

Susan Feddema-Leonard is the producer of the Canadian Rockies Series (6 X 60’ HD · Documentary), that feature breathtaking documentaries . The productions tell the story of legendary mountain people through compelling and dramatic narratives featuring the isolated valleys and pristine summits of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Documentaries include: Wildie, Women of Willmore Wilderness, Ancestors Calling, Long Road Home, Mountain Mustang and Mountain Men, which is currently in post-production. The Canadian Rockies Series has aired on Wild Tv to a national and international audience.  Canamedia is distributing the series to many networks around the world, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, New Zealand and Russia.

Documentaries in the Canada Rockies Series have been nominated for eight Alberta Film and Television Rosie Awards. Susan Feddema-Leonard was nominated as the Producer for the Best Documentary (non-fiction over 30 minutes) for Women of Willmore Wilderness in 2014, and for Mountain Mustang in 2016. Mountain Mustang was nominated for Best Overall Sound in 2016. Wildie, Women of Willmore Wilderness, Ancestors Calling, and Mountain Mustang were nominated for the Best Original Musical Score (over 30 minutes) in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Susan is a talented cinematographer, and a graduate of Serac Adventure Film School and Banff Adventure Filmmakers Seminar. She proudly studied under two world-renowned film producers: Michael Brown and Keith Partridge. Her films have been featured at various film festivals in northern Alberta including the Dreamspeakers Film Festival, Edson Home Grown Film Fest, Jasper Short Film Festival, and the People & Peaks Film Fest. Her natural ability as a storyteller is demonstrated by the outstanding sales of the four books she has authored about the people and peaks of the Canadian Rockies.

Susan is the current President of Women in Film and Television Alberta. WIFTA is a non-profit organization that promotes and assists the professional development, equitable treatment, recognition of achievements and the creation of new opportunities for professionals, especially women in the film, video, multimedia and television industries. She is also a member of Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA).  AMPIA is a non-profit professional association incorporated in 1973. At its inception, its mandate was to support the independent motion picture industry as a viable economic and cultural force within the Province of Alberta.

People & Peaks Productions DVDs

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To obtain a book please contact:

Willmore Wilderness Preservation & Historical Foundation

Box 93, Grande Cache, Alberta T0E 0Y0 Canada

1-780-827-2696 (phone); 1-780-827-4799 (fax)

People & Peaks Productions DVDs