The Gold Knight: Motion picture academy offers last-minute Oscars-‘Millionaire’ trivia contestWritten by James A. Molnar | The Gold Knight | firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone loves contests. And it appears the motion picture academy is no different.
On Oct. 16, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which puts on the Oscars, shared details for its latest contest on its Facebook and Twitter accounts. Entrants who successfully answer three trivia questions are entered to win a trip to New York City to compete on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’s” Countdown to the OSCARS.The last-minute sweepstakes started Oct 15 and ends Oct. 18, 2012.
Contest includes airfare and hotel accommodations and is open to U.S. residents only who are at least 18 years old. Any potential winner must be available for a qualifying phone call on Oct. 19 between noon and 3 p.m. PT. The winner’s name will be posted on the Academy’s Facebook wall on or about Oct. 19.
The tentative taping date for the prize winner is set between Oct. 29 and Nov. 7, 2012, but may change.
The 85th Academy Awards are Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, airing locally on 13abc.
Toledo Free Press Lead Designer and Film Editor James A. Molnar blogs about all things Oscar at TheGoldKnight.com. Watch him discuss movies on “WNWO Today” around 5:50 a.m. on Fridays. Also, listen to James discuss movies on “Eye on Your Weekend” on 1370 WSPD every Friday at 6 p.m.