Fandango's Awards Season Coverage Launches With an Insiders Look at the Oscars(R)

'Awards Watch' Section Features Stories from Backstage, Fashion Commentary, Fan Surveys, Photo Galleries and More

Jan 14, 2010, 10:01 ET from Fandango

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, is helping film fans prepare for the Golden Globes®, Screen Actors Guild Awards® and the Oscars® with a special awards show feature presented by Acura and available at www.fandango.com/awardswatch.  

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As an exclusive feature of the Fandango Awards Watch section, moviegoers can vote online for their favorite film of 2009. The winning film will be presented the "ShoWest Fan Choice Award" during the ShoWest awards ceremony on March 18.  Voters can also participate in a sweepstakes for a chance to attend the awards ceremony live in Las Vegas on a free four-day/three-night getaway.

Film fans can also get a behind-the-scenes look at the season's biggest film awards with Fandango.  Features include Red Carpet coverage from fashion editor, blogger and TV commentator Sydne Summer, humorous commentary by Fandango columnist Sarah McLaughlin, weekly polls, and much more.

The section also features exclusive articles from the industry's leading experts on movie awards, including:

  • Dave Karger, "Oscar Watch" guru for Entertainment Weekly
  • Steve Pond, editor of "The Odds" for TheWrap.com
  • Sasha Stone, editor of AwardsDaily.com
  • Kris Tapley, editor of InContention.com
  • Anne Thompson, editor of Thompson on Hollywood at IndieWIRE
  • Jeffrey Wells, editor of Hollywood-Elsewhere.com

"We're pleased to offer this one-stop destination to help film fans keep track of news, gossip, fashions and trends surrounding Hollywood's top honors," says Ted Hong, Chief Marketing Officer for Fandango.

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