To celebrate the upcoming release of Gillian Anderson's new novel with Jeff Rovin, A Vision of Fire, XFilesNews.com is excited to team up with Simon & Schuster to announce a chance for twenty lucky Philes to get their hands on a copy of this much-anticipated sci-fi thriller. We also have four gorgeous book jacket posters to give away.
You'll have several chances on all of our social media platforms and we can't wait to see what you guys send us.
So, what do you have to do to become one of the lucky prize winners? Read on!
It is with great pleasure that we announce this year's winners of the XFN's 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Is not every day that you get to say that you bought a pumpkin at your local grocer or pumpkin patch, carved it to your heart's desire and then... Gillian Anderson approved of your handy work!
That's right. The awesome lady herself picked not one but four winners for this year's contest! This is the greatest way to celebrate not only Halloween but also XFN's 6th Anniversary.
So... Drum roll please...
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First Place (Tie)
*Prizes: One issue of the original Topps Comic books, One electronic copy of an X-Files Script and an electronic certificate from XFN.
Creativity Special (Tie)
*Prizes: One issue of the original Topps Comic books and an electronic certificate from XFN.
Winners will receive their confirmation emails shortly with further details! If you want to check out all the entries, go here.
Thanks so much to Ms. Gillian Anderson and Mari at GAWS for gracing us with this treat and all your help. And thank you to every single one of you that participated!
See you on our next giveaway!
To celebrate yet another 10/13 under our belt, we want to hear why you love The X-Files so much!
Follow our twitter feed at @XFilesNews and send us a tweet telling us exactly that. Don't forget to include the hashtag #ItsAlways1013 on it. Entries will be counted until Midnight PST.
You can enter as many times as you want. One very lucky X-Phile will win one item of very cool X-Files Merchandise.
We can't wait to hear from you!
When we received word from La-La Land Records that we could come up with a contest to give away five Autographed copies of the new 4-CD boxset for "The X-Files: Volume Two", we had no idea we would end up with over FIVE HUNDRED entries! We gotta give it to you, X-Philes...You have very diverse taste!
We're so thankful that Annabeth Gish, Frank Spotnitz and Mark Snow came to the rescue, because they were the perfect mix of judges!
So without further delay... here are the winners!
Sandra Hanan from Skokie, IL with "Agnus Dei" by Samuel Barder
GrÃ©gory Fremaux from Beauvais, France with "The Host of Seraphim" by Dead Can Dance
Manuela Dresler from Berlin, Germany with "Kayleigh's Funeral" by Michael Suby
Lauralea Sharra from Trevose, PA with "Saving Josh" by Trevor Morris
Mary Aldugom from Chicago, IL with "To Build a Home" by The Cinematic Orchestra
Winners will be contacted by XFN staff on Wednesday, September 11th to confirm your details. Once again, thank you so much to La-La Land Records for their generosity to us and the fans. And to those of you that unfortunatelly did not get picked, remember that "The X-Files: Volume Two" goes on sale at 12pm on Sept. 10th at their website.
And the results are in... After careful consideration by our busy but amazingly graceful guest judge, actress Annabeth Gish, the winner of the 2012 XFN Pumpking Carving Contest is Amy, for her rendition of Navajo wise man, Albert Hosteen.
Amy will be receiving a care package from XFN with a couple of Fight The Future action figures and a few other surprises!
Thanks to everyone that participated this year, it was indeed a very varied collection of works, lots of talent! You can check them out here.
Stay tuned for more giveaways and contest coming soon.