July 16 2024


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Abrams Announces Star Wars: Force For Change Sweepstakes

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J.J. Abrams has announced the creation of Star Wars: Force For Change, and an opportunity for a lucky fan to win a small role in Star Wars Episode VII.

Star Wars: Force For Change is “dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems” via UNICEF‘s Innovation Labs.

Contributions fund projects such as “portable, solar-powered learning kits, mobile phone application that helps reunite children with their families after an emergency, text messaging solution in Zambia that helps families receive infant medical test results from clinic, and much more.

The Star Wars: Force for Change Grand Prize will include 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 guest of J.J. Abrams, the opportunity to meet cast members, and the winner (and guest) being made up and costumed as Star Wars characters and filmed for a scene in the movie.

Donations to Stars Wars: Force For Change bring various perks aside from entries into the sweepstakes. There are fourteen donation levels, from $10.00 to $50,000.00 The $10.00 Supporter level will give the donor one entry in the sweepstakes, while the $50,000.00 level will provide five thousand entries into the sweepstakes.

Some of the perks at various levels include: Thank You Card from J.J. Abrams, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change poster, Thank You Video from Abrams, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change T-shirt, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change Darth Vader edition, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change Boba Fett edition, Limited Edition Star Wars Episode VII Concept Art, Limited Edition Star Wars: Episode VII Film Still Series and Concept Art Lithograph, Limited Edition Chewbacca Bust, Lightsaber Hilt, Episode VII Script signed by J.J. Abrams, Advanced Preview Screening at Lucasfilm, and Advance Private Screening in or near one’s hometown.

To enter, head to the link located here.

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10 thoughts on “Abrams Announces Star Wars: Force For Change Sweepstakes

  1. jj I got faith in you please dont mess this great franchise up.please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.dont.thank you.

  2. I love how thanks to JJ Abrams, Star Trek fansites are slowly feeling more like Star Wars fansites. I’ve been saying since the first JJ-Trek the man wanted Star Wars to conquer Star Trek. Looks like mission accomplished!

  3. My creative solution to one of the world’s biggest problems is for this shithead to retire from moviemaking.

  4. So interesting to find a Star Trek news site posting this piece of news that mentions Star Trek nowhere.

  5. He’s associated with the last two Star Trek films and it’s not really a stretch to think that Star Trek fans might also be interested in Star Wars news.

  6. Sorry, Star Wars sites are only a click away and I wouldn’t expect a site named WarsToday to feature any Star Trek news. With all due respect, if you are that hard up for Trek-related articles, you’ll find plenty of interesting sources among various Trek blog sites. You might even try highlighting interesting thread discussions taking place in the TrekBBS forums.

  7. Fully agreed! Could not have said it better myself! Keep Star Trek for Star Trek and get rid of the Star Wars on here!

  8. And it’s also not hard to click to a Star Wars site – facility is not the issue here. It is not difficult for someone who is interested in both to bookmark links to their respective fan sites. There is no lack of news sources for Star Wars, especially with a new movie in production. There are relatively far fewer sites which focus on Star Trek so when I go a site named TrekToday, I expect to read about Trek – today.

    Personally, I find Star Wars to be a space fantasy saga and the antithesis of what Star Trek has tried to be at its best – SCIENCE fiction. One has inspired generations of scientists, where the other has inspired people to prance around with magic swords. If one must post non-Trek related articles, I’d much rather see science-related articles posted here.

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