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Monday
Jun252012

Bill Oberst Jr. & TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP Take Home An Emmy

By: AC

Bill Oberst Jr. & TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP Take Home An Emmy

Congratulations are in order for friend Bill Oberst Jr. and Jason Zada's spooky Facebook application TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP for winning a Daytime Emmy award this weekend. It is strange to hear that a horror project won a Daytime Emmy, but good for Bill Oberst Jr. and crew. The award was won for "Outstanding New Approaches In Daytime Entertainment". They beat the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, The Today show and daytime soap opera Bold And The Beautiful. Congrats again to TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP for the Emmy win. Have a look at the press release below.

Press release:

Director Jason Zada's spooky Facebook application Take This Lollipop, starring actor Bill Oberst Jr., won a Daytime Emmy Award this weekend. 

In a rare win for a horror-themed project, the interactive short film, in which Oberst portrays a stalker accessing viewer's Facebook profiles for an intense two minutes of cyber-stalking, won the Emmy for "Outstanding New Approaches In Daytime Entertainment" This project beat competitors: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Today Show and The Bold And The Beautiful for top honors in the category. 

In his acceptance speech, director Zada thanked Oberst and the more than 100 million viewers worldwide who he said have seen the interactive film at www.takethislollipop.com. The National Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Saturday night in a televised ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

Take This Lollipop Credits:

Jason Zada, Executive Producer, Director
Brian Latt, Executive Producer
Oliver Fuselier, Executive Producer
Dustin Callif, Executive Producer
Jason Nickel, Developer        

Bill Oberst Jr., Actor 


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