You Could be in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ and Video from the Abu Dhabi Set


Star Wars: Force for Change

This morning, Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams announced a contest in which you can not only raise funds and awareness for the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Innovation Labs, but also win a walk-on role in the film.

Dubbed “Star Wars: Force for Change“, 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 from 12:01am PST on May 21stth until 11:59pm PST July 18th.

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
  • 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

There are additional reward levels based on the size of your donation including some impressive items including concept art, signed copy of the script and an advanced, private screening of the film.

Here’s Abrams announcing the project from the film’s set in Abu Dhabi.

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