Krispy Kreme Announces Actor Verne Troyer as Celebrity Judge for 2nd Annual Krispy Kreme Film Festival

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TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Verne Troyer will join the judging panel for the 2nd annual Krispy Kreme Film Festival. The actor and stuntman (best known for his work in the Austin Powers franchise) will lead a panel of celebrity judges for the short film contest. Troyer will announce the winning film on September 10th at a red carpet gala event held in Toronto.

Krispy Kreme Canada invites doughnut lovers, social media aficionados and moviemakers of all ages and technical proficiencies to submit doughnut-themed short films. All you need to participate is a recording device and a great doughnut-themed idea.  Videos must be between eight seconds and five minutes in length and can be submitted online at The grand prize winner will be rolling in dough with a year's supply of free doughnuts, a $1000 cash prize and a priceless golden trophy.

You can follow all of the film festival fun and get up-to-date VIP access on twitter by following @KrispyKremeCan or with the hashtag #KKfilmfest.

The contest is open to Canadian residents only. Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm on September 5th. Visit for complete details on how to submit a film and for the inevitable fine print. For additional inquiries please email

Contest operated by Krispy K Canada, Inc. a licensed franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation.

This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.

About Krispy Kreme
Krispy K Canada Inc. is the Canadian franchisee of Krispy Kreme premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut.  Krispy K Canada Inc. was the first international Krispy Kreme franchise, opening its flagship store in Mississauga in 2001 and now with stores in Mississauga, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City.  Krispy Kreme (US), headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in over 770 locations around the world. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Learn more at

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SOURCE: Krispy Kreme Canada

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