24, 2012 marks the 26th Genesis Awards where tribute will be paid to
major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding works that raise
public awareness about animal issues. Held each year in Beverly Hills, Calif,
the Beverly Hilton is once again the prestigious venue where the event will
take place.    


the nominees are DreamWorks’ Academy Award-nominated "War Horse,"
Twentieth Century Fox’s "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and
"Rio," and Alcon Entertainment’s "Dolphin Tale" that lead
the eclectic field of 58 nominees. To see a complete list of nominees, click


the prestigious attendees are platinum-selling multi-Grammy-winning
singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat who will sing for the guests, plus
"Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder who we’ve been told will be
taking home The Wyler Award (each year the coveted Wyler Award is presented to
a celebrity or public figure who has raised awareness of animal issues via the


we all know, media can effect our decisions, choices and consciousness and when
media uses its reach and influence in positive ways such as bringing light to
animal issues, those efforts deserve recognition. If you’d like to purchase
tickets to attend this star-studded event, click here, or simply find out more about it, by clicking here.