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To celebrate illumination's release of the secret life of pets, we're giving one lucky aussie pet the chance to be animated and featured in the secret life of pets 2!

Congratulations Anne Suthern and Vonnegut!

Winner of #SecretLifeOfMyPet
Search for a star!

Check out the top 5 below!

Prizing

1 x Major Prize

THE WINNING PET WILL BE ANIMATED BY ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND FEATURED IN THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2!

Runners Up

TOP 5 FINALISTS EACH RECEIVE A SECRET LIFE OF PETS MERCHANDISE PACK INCLUDING A FAMILY MOVIE PASS AND LOADS OF GOODIES.

Prize Value: Money can't buy!

See full terms and conditions for competition info.

FAQ

This list of frequently asked questions should help you get all the information you need about #SecretLifeOfMyPet competition, eligibility, how to enter and the judging process. For full Terms & Conditions click here.

How can I enter the competition?

Entries can be lodged during the "Phase 1: Entries" promotion period by either of the following entry mechanics:

(a) Using your Twitter and/or Instagram account, post a photo or video of your pet with the hashtag #SECRETLIFEOFMYPET ensuring that your profile is set to PUBLIC.

OR

(b) Upload a photo or video of your pet at SECRETLIFEOFMYPET.COM.AU

What are the key dates for the competition?

Phase 1: Entries
The competition is open for entries from 06:00 AEST on Tuesday 23rd August 2016 and ends at 23:59 AEST on Thursday 1st September 2016.

Phase 2: Judging to determine Top 5 finalists
The Top 5 entries will be selected by a panel of judges and will be judged at Channel 7 Studios in Sydney at 10:00 AEST on Friday 2nd September 2016.

Phase 3: Public Voting
The Top 5 finalist entries will go into public voting from 06:00 AEST Monday 5th September 2016 and ending at 23:59 AEST on Friday 9th September 2016.
The public can vote for their favourite of the Top 5 Finalist entries on SECRETLIFEOFMYPET.COM.AU based on the official judging criteria. The winner of the major prize is the Top 5 Finalist with the most number of public votes on 23:59 AEST on Friday 9th September 2016.

What is the judging criteria?

Judges will determine the finalists based on the pet’s star quality as exhibited in their entry. The star quality can be either a special talent, a personality trait (such as being funny or mischievous), or a unique look (such as being stylish, weird or ultra-cute).

During Phase 3: Public Voting, the public will vote using the same judging criteria. Votes are based on the pet’s star quality as exhibited in their entry. The star quality can be either a special talent, a personality trait (such as being funny or mischievous), or a unique look (such as being stylish, weird or ultra-cute).

How many times can I enter?

Individuals can enter and submit multiple entries. However, the Promoter reserves the right to reject any entries that are seen as duplications, appear to be similar to a previous entry, or are seen to be manipulating the spirit of the competition. Each entry must be substantially unique.

If I enter on Twitter or Instagram, how will I be notified if I’m a finalist?

We will attempt to notify the Top 5 Finalists on Friday 2nd September 2016 according to the platform used to enter:
• Instagram: Contact via an image or video comment;
• Twitter: Contact via tweet to the original tweet account sent;
• secretlifeofmypet website: Contact via email address or phone number as provided.

How many times can I vote for an entry?

You can vote for any entry as many times as you like during the voting page BUT votes are limited to 1 vote per person per day.

I submitted my entry online, why can’t I see it in the gallery?

All entries submitted are moderated before they appear in the gallery. If you have submitted an entry within the last 24 hours it may be in the moderation queue so check back later. If you have submitted an entry more than 24 hours ago then your entry may have been deemed inappropriate and has not been submitted to the gallery. See full Terms & Conditions here.

I submitted my entry via Twitter or Instagram, why can’t I see my entry?

Your account must be set to PUBLIC for the duration of the competition in order for the promoter to receive your entry. All entries submitted are moderated before they appear in the gallery. If you have submitted an entry within the last 24 hours and your profile is set to public, it may be in the moderation queue so check back later. If you have submitted an entry more than 24 hours ago then your entry may have been deemed inappropriate and has not been submitted to the gallery. See full Terms & Conditions here.

When and where will the winner be announced?

At the Promoter’s discretion, the announcement and notification of the major prize winner may be made either: (a) via live announcement on Sunrise during the week commencing September 12th 2016; or (b) via individual notification to the major prize winner during the week commencing September 12th 2016 according to the platform used to enter: • Instagram: Contact via an image or video comment;
• Twitter: Contact via tweet to the original tweet account sent;
• secretlifeofmypet website: Contact via email address as provided.

Where can I find out more information about the prize?

Check out the Prize for information or see the full Terms & Conditions

When will The Secret Life Of Pets 2 be released?

The anticipated release is 2018

About The Film

Synopsis

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Steve Coogan, Dana Carvey, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (DESPICABLE ME, DESPICABLE ME 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio.

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