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 Show, The 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