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Annie Awards ‘Pick The Winner’ Contest Launches Today On Facebook

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood launched a new contest today called ‘Pick the Winners’ in an effort to drive awareness of the organization’s annual Annie Awards event that celebrates the best in animation.

Press Release from ASIFA-Hollywood

BURBANK, Calif. (December 12, 2011) -- The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood launched a new contest today called ‘Pick the Winners’ in an effort to drive awareness of the organization’s annual Annie Awards event that celebrates the best in animation.

To enter the contest, entrants must “Like” the Annie Awards Facebook page and then choose one winner from each category in the first seven Production categories.  These categories include: Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Best Animated Short Subject, Best Animated Television Commercial, Best General Audience Animated TV Production, Best Animated TV Production for Preschool, Best Animated TV Production for Children and Best Animated Video Game. Categories 8-28 are tiebreaker categories.

The person who correctly guesses the highest number of actual winners takes the prize!  There will be a drawing in the event of a tie, and the winner will be announced at the 39th Annual Annie Awards ceremony at Royce Hall on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.  The winner does not need to be present to claim the prize.

“It’ll be a real challenge for anyone to correctly guess the award recipient in every category,” explained Frank Gladstone, ASIFA-Hollywood’s president. “But the prize is terrific, so it is sure worth a try!”

The prize includes a personal tour of Pixar Animation Studios, a two-night hotel stay, roundtrip airfare to SFO from either LAX, Chicago, New York City or Miami and an economy car rental during the stay.  All prize details are subject to policies of the hotel/airline/rental car company.  Travel must occur between May and July 2012.

ASIFA-Hollywood is the world’s first and foremost professional organization dedicated to promoting the Art of Animation and celebrating the people who create it. Today, ASIFA-Hollywood, the largest chapter of the international organization ASIFA, supports a range of animation activities and preservation efforts through its membership. Current initiatives include the Animation Archive, animation film preservation, special events, classes and screenings.

Created in 1972 by veteran voice talent June Foray, the Annie Awards have grown in scope and stature for the past three decades.

For information on ASIFA-Hollywood, please visit www.asifa-hollywood.org.  For information on the Annie Awards, please visit www.annieawards.org.

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