Awards season in gear at Moviefone.com

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NEW YORK -- AOL's Moviefone.com has created a special online package for Hollywood's movie awards season that will feature fashion designer Jeffrey Sebelia, winner of Bravo's reality TV Show "Project Runway," blogging about red carpet fashions and Las Vegas odds-master Jay Kornegay providing his expert analysis of this year's Oscar race.

Presented exclusively by Dove, which is hosting a contest for consumer-generated commercials with the winning spot scheduled to air during the Oscars, the online package that bowed Tuesday also features a new interactive contest that allows Moviefone users to test their own Oscar prediction prowess.

"Movie award season, which runs from December through February, is a time when people's interest in movies reaches its peak and they turn to the Web for information," AOL vp entertainment programming Mike Rich said. "To that end, Moviefone.com with our sponsor Dove has created a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute movie awards destination, jam-packed with exclusive, interactive features to entertain and inform movie fans everywhere."

Kornegay, the Las Vegas Hilton's Superbook odds-master will also be on hand to provide an up-to-the-minute forecast of nominated films, actors, directors and writers' chances of taking home Oscar gold.

Moviefone.com is also launching its Academy Awards 2007: Movie Madness Pick the Winners Contest. As part of the contest, fans sign up either as an individual player or as part of a social network. The person or team with the best score sheet will win the grand prize, a 42" HD plasma TV. On Oscar night, the list of player rankings will constantly be updated online each time a new winner is announced throughout the telecast.

By clicking on the Movie Awards tab on Moviefone.com, fans can also get all the latest award season news, complete lists of nominees, trailers and clips from nominated movies, celebrity photos, and more.
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