2009 Innovator Awards finalists

List ranges from Animoto to Zillow

The finalists for this year’s Inman News Innovator Awards include household names and new arrivals, and run the gamut from Animoto to Zillow.

Winners of the 12th annual awards — which honor companies that use technology and innovation to enhance the real estate transaction process and improve the overall experience for consumers and real estate professionals — will be announced during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs from Aug. 5-7.