If you read my
January article, you’ll be expecting this announcement. The online polls
are now open for you to select the
Best Dove Seal Award Winning Movies of 2012.
The winners in each of 7 categories ACTION,
ADVENTURE, ANIMATED, COMEDY, DOCUMENTARY, DRAMA, and LIMITED RELEASE will
receive the coveted Crystal Dove Seal Award. Deadline for voting is February
Voting is a very important way of selecting the
best of anything, so long as we acknowledge that the results reflect the
opinions of voters. In this case your vote is important, because it sends a
message to Hollywood and all filmmakers that you want more wholesome family
movies, like those approved by The Dove Foundation.
awards like the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes represent the
collective opinion of each group’s members/voters, most of whom are critics or
pundits but not consumers. The Academy Awards, Producers’ Guild, Writers’ Guild,
and Screen Actors’ Guild Awards represent peers voting for peers; hardly an
As a voter of the Best Dove Family Approved
Movies of 2012, you are joined by a set of common values with hundreds of
thousands of people who really care about the entertainment they choose. Dove
voters are mostly enthusiastic movie-goers who look for quality motion pictures
that entertain without offending.
Major movie studios and independent filmmakers
value the Crystal Dove Seal. This award is a tribute to you and the other
families who care about making informed entertainment choices. Our job is to
present your preferences to studio executives and producers. The result is that
Hollywood will produce more movies that reflect your values.
Vote now and we will send you a copy of the
results on March 1st.
The polls are now open - vote
today! DEADLINE FOR ALL VOTING IS FEBRUARY 28th