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Fans have a chance to be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

by jmaloni


Thu, May 22nd 2014 10:45 am
`Star Wars: Force For Change` (Disney/LucasFilm logo)
"Star Wars: Force For Change" (Disney/LucasFilm logo)

J.J. Abrams announces "Force for Change" campaign to benefit UNICEF's Innovation Labs and programs

VisitOmaze.com/StarWars to enter for a chance to win

In a special video message Wednesday from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of "Star Wars: Force for Change," a brand new "Star Wars" initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world's biggest problems. The first "Star Wars: Force for Change" campaign will raise funds and awareness for the United Nations Children's Fund's Innovation Labs and its innovative programs that are benefiting the world's most vulnerable children.

Disney has committed $1 million to support the launch of "Star Wars: Force for Change." Fans can now contribute directly at Omaze.com/StarWars for a chance to appear in "Star Wars: Episode VII." For each $10 contribution made through the Omaze fundraising platform, eligible participants will be automatically entered for a chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The campaign runs until 2:59 a.m. EST July 19.

The "Star Wars: Force for Change" grand prize includes:

•Airfare and accommodations to London for one winner and a guest;

•Behind-the-scenes access on the closed set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" as VIP guests of J.J. Abrams;

•Winner will have the opportunity to meet members of the cast; and

•Winner and their guest will then be transformed by makeup and costume teams into a "Star Wars" character and filmed for a scene in "Star Wars: Episode VII." 

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