Modern Dog magazine sponsors Genesis Awards

Modern Dog magazine sponsors Genesis Awards
March 6, 2011 by Connie Wilson

Each year the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) holds its annual Genesis Awards so that it can shine a spotlight on those in the news and entertainment media whose works and actions have increased public awareness of animal protection issues. It is with great pleasure that I can say that Modern Dog is a proud sponsor of this important event. March 19th, 2011, marks the 25th Anniversary of the Genesis Awards and the  gala ceremony will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA, to celebrate the progress that has been made on behalf of all animals. For more information, or to get your tickets for the event, please visit: www.humanesociety.org/genesis.

Following are the categories that have been nominated for an award, the winner of each category will be named at the gala:

25th Anniversary Genesis Awards Nominations


FEATURE FILM
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON - DreamWorks Animation

"How To Train Your Dragon" is nominated in the Feature Film category. Courtesy of DreamWorks Animation LLC™ & © 2011 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved. THE SWITCH - Miramax Films

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
THE ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING ROOM - NightFly Entertainment
OCEANS - Disneynature / Pathe Films

SID CAESAR COMEDY AWARD
THE COLBERT REPORT zoos, bullfighting - Comedy Central
THE DAILY SHOW  Big Red Dogs - Comedy Central
THE SIMPSONS  The Squirt and the Whale - FOX
"The Simpsons" is nominated in the Sid Caesar Comedy Award category. The Simpsons ™ and © TCFFC. All rights reserved.


DRAMATIC SERIES
LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT Inhumane Society - USA Network
LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT Beef  - NBC
TRUE BLOOD Hitting the Ground  - HBO

"True Blood" is nominated in the Dramatic Series category. HBO

TV NEWSMAGAZINE
ANDERSON COOPER 360 How Safe is Your Food? - CNN
INSIDE EDITION  Horse Slaughter  - Syndicated  
ISSUES WITH JANE VELEZ-MITCHEL multiple issues - HLN
NIGHTLINE Got Milk?  - ABC

NEWS FEATURE
CNN NEWS Rescuing the Pelicans
KABC 7 EYEWITNESS NEWS (Los Angeles) Bunny Cruelty
KHOU-TV (Houston) The Dog Factory: Dying to Breed; The Gulf Oil Spill: BP's Voiceless Victims
KTLA NEWS AT 10 (Los Angeles) Puppy Mills Exclusive Investigation; Dogfighting Investigation; Hatchery Hell - Investigative Report

NEWS SERIES
KHOU-TV (Houston) Cal-Maine Eggs: The Incredible Inedible Lie
KTNV (Channel 13, Las Vegas) Look Puppies!
WOIO TV 19 ACTION NEWS (Cleveland) Ohio Dairy Farm Animal Abuse

MORNING NEWS SHOW
CBS NEWS SUNDAY MORNING Going, Going, Gone / All Aflutter
THE EARLY SHOW Saving the Sharks - CBS
TODAY Abused Thoroughbreds - NBC

TALK SHOW
DR. PHIL Confronting Animal Abuse - Syndicated
LARRY KING LIVE SeaWorld Trainer Death - CNN
THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW all-animal show - Syndicated

TV DOCUMENTARY
FATAL ATTRACTIONS Big Cats - Animal Planet   
MY CHILD IS A MONKEY  - National Geographic Channel

REALITY SERIES
BLOOD DOLPHINS - Animal Planet
IT'S ME OR THE DOG Bully Breeds - Animal Planet
LAST CHANCE HIGHWAY The Great Escape - Animal Planet

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL
60 MINUTES AUSTRALIA Natural Born Killers - Nine Network Australia
CARTE BLANCHE Monkey Town - M-Net South Africa

OUTSTANDING WRITTEN WORD
MAGAZINE
CONDE NAST TRAVELER On The Firing Line  by Susan Hack
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE The Kingpin by Bryan Christy
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE The Animal-Cruelty Syndrome by Charles Siebert
TIME Inside the Minds of Animals by Jeffrey Kluger

SERIES OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
ISTHMUS (Wisconsin) animal research by Bill Lueders
LOS ANGELES TIMES rhino poaching by Robyn Dixon

COLUMNIST
THE ATLANTIC Consider the Turkey by James McWilliams
LOS ANGELES TIMES Where Captives Put on a Show by Steve Lopez

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL PRINT
DAILY EXPRESS (UK) multiple articles by Bonnie Estridge
DAILY MAIL (UK) multiple articles by Danny Penman
THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK) investigative series by Jonathan Calvert, Claire Newell, Solvej Krause and Cecile Schoon
THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK) multiple articles by Daniel Foggo

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE AWARD
ADVENTIST REVIEW   What are we Really Doing to God's Creatures? by Sandra Blackmer
CHRISTIANITY TODAY  A Feast Fit for the King by Leslie Leyland Fields

THE WYLER AWARD RECIPIENT
KRISTIN DAVIS

"Sex and the City" star Kristin Davis will be honored on March 19, 2011. Robert Carr-Hartley

The 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards is sponsored in part by Market Development Group, Inc., Prai Beauty Group, Tenet, One Car One Difference, Euro RSCG Edge, Honda, Imax, Warner Bros and Modern Dog magazine.

 

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