"Acura is thrilled to return to the Sundance Film Festival for the third consecutive year as the presenting auto sponsor," said Mike Accavitti, Vice President of Marketing Operations. "This year our roots grew deeper collaborating with the Eagles on an integrated campaign that includes hosting the world premiere of their documentary, a luxury sweepstakes to attend the festival hosted on Acura's Facebook page and an Eagles' guitar auction that will raise money for a local charity."
, Acura launched the "
Sundance Film Festival Fly-In
" sweepstakes, giving one lucky winner and their guest an opportunity to enjoy the Sundance Film Festival first-hand with the Eagles and Acura. The grand-prize:
- Trip to Sundance Film Festival (airfare)
- Passes to the Eagles film premiere and Q&A session
- Luxury ski-in accommodations for three nights
- Ground transportation
- Other surprises
Sweepstakes begins on
December 20, 2012
6:00 a.m. Pacific Time
and ends on
January 9, 2013
8:59 p.m. Pacific Time
. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal U.S. residents residing in the forty-eight (48) contiguous
and who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their state of primary residence at the time of entry. The Grand Prize winner must be available to travel from
January 17, 2013
, 2013. See Official Rules at
for additional eligibility restrictions, prize descriptions/restrictions/ARVs and complete details. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes sponsored by American Honda Motor Co., Inc. For information please visit Acura's Facebook page,
"Sundance Film Festival History of the Eagles Part One"
In addition, on
, Acura will launch an online "
Eagles Guitar Auction
" that will feature an acoustic guitar autographed by
Timothy B. Schmit
. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, a non-profit organization located in
Park City, Utah
, with a mission to
the land and the human connection to the natural landscape, to
the local and broader communities about the value of nature, and to
both the ecosystem and the people connected with it.
On Saturday afternoon,
, members of the Eagles will appear at the Acura Studio (528 Main Street,
Park City, UT
84060), which was launched in 2012 and has played host to several big events, to autograph a signature acoustic guitar and kick off the charity auction.
Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 272 dealers within
the United States
. The Acura lineup features seven distinctive models including the RL luxury performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV, the MDX luxury sport utility vehicle and the ZDX four-door sports coupe.
The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earned five No. 1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY
Greatest Hits 1971-1975
is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units. The band's
Eagles Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
have sold more than 16 million and 11 million albums, respectively. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. For more information, visit the band's website at
The Sundance Film Festival ®
A program of the non-profit Sundance Institute®, the Festival has introduced global audiences to some of the most ground-breaking films of the past two decades, including
sex, lies, and videotape
Maria Full of Grace, The Cove, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, An Inconvenient Truth, Precious, Trouble the Water
, and through its New Frontier initiative, has showcased the cinematic works of media artists including
. The 2013 Sundance Film Festival
sponsors include: Presenting Sponsors – HP, Acura,
and Chase Sapphire PreferredSM; Leadership Sponsors – DIRECTV,
, FOCUS FORWARD, a partnership between GE and CINELAN, Southwest Airlines, Sprint and YouTube; Sustaining Sponsors – Adobe, Canada Goose, Canon
, Inc., CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka, FilterForGood
, a partnership between Brita
, Hilton HHonors and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Intel Corporation, L'
, Recycled Paper Greetings, Stella Artois
and Time Warner Inc. Sundance Institute recognizes critical support from the
Governor's Office of Economic Development, and the
State of Utah
as Festival Host State. The support of these organizations will defray costs associated with the 10-day Festival and the non-profit Sundance Institute's year-round programs for independent film and theatre artists.
in 1981, Sundance Institute is a global, non-profit cultural organization dedicated to nurturing artistic expression in film and theater, and to supporting intercultural dialogue between artists and audiences. The Institute promotes independent storytelling to unite, inform and inspire, regardless of geo-political, social, religious or cultural differences. Internationally recognized for its annual Sundance Film Festival and its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, film composers, playwrights and theatre artists, Sundance Institute has nurtured such projects as
Born into Brothels, Trouble the Water, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Amreeka, An Inconvenient Truth, Spring Awakening, Light in the Piazza
Angels in America
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