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New Image College Acting Conservatory Graduate Taylor Hastings has been nominated for the coveted Leo Award! While Taylor attended New Image College, she was encouraged to write as well as act. The Acting Department asked Taylor to write her own scenes for the New Image Entertainment film, Bad Building.

She demonstrated her discipline and impressive work habits to the faculty time and time over again, confirming that she would not only be a contender as an actor, but also a creative creator. This was confirmed to us all when she wrote, produced and starred in the film, The Ride Home. 

Her talented work has now been recognized, as she has been nominated for a Leo Award for this work, This is an amazing achievement! Her career so far has landed her representation from The Cue Agency. She’s staying busy filming roles in hit series such as: DC’s SupergirlThe Good DoctoriZombie and The Bridge We are always proud when one of our own is recognized in such a prestigious way, Congratulations Taylor!

In addition, New Image College Film Acting Conservatory Graduate, Taylor Hastings, has been taking things into her own hands! Recently, Taylor wrote, produced and starred in her own project “The Ride Home.” After a successful screening at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, Taylor was awarded with rave reviews of her production. Taylor has also successfully partnered with Ben Bilodeau Productions, working on creating film and theatre, right here in Vancouver.

Being such a dedicated and hard working student, Taylor was encouraged to pursue film writing by our very own NIC Acting Department head, Philip Granger, when he encouraged her to write her own scenes for the internationally released New Image Entertainment film, “Bad Building,” in which she also had a starring role!

After an amazing performance in that production, Taylor has now gone on to become represented by the reputable Cue Talent Agency. Taylor can recently be seen in CTV’s “The Good Doctor” and a recent commercial for Skip The Dishes! We are so proud of her amazing accomplishments. Congratulations Taylor!