Offers Fame on Massive Times Square Billboard. New Contest Puts Winner’s Face in Lights in Heart of Broadway.

Austin, TX, May 17, 2010 --( Those who dream of being famous are now given a unique chance to see their face on a massive billboard in Times Square. Today,, the online entertainment venue where great film ideas and talent can be discovered and introduced to prominent players in Hollywood, announces the launch of its Times Square “Your Face in Lights” Contest. Open and free to everyone visiting and registering on the site, the contest rewards one lucky aspiring actor, model, or dreamer the opportunity to feel like a star.

Enthusiastic visitors to the site easily upload a photo of themselves for consideration. Deadline for entries is June 6th, 2010. All accepted entries are posted on site for short voting period. MovieHatch then announces winner and includes them on a billboard being posted in the heart of Times Square in July 2010.

“Who doesn’t dream of fame?” says MovieHatch founder and CEO Lauren Williams. “Times Square, and the lights of Broadway in New York City, is the most renowned public forum to give the thrill and excitement of celebrity. This area of the ‘City That Never Sleeps’ is seen by millions daily. What could be more fun or inspiring?” was founded with the goal of breaking down the traditional barriers of Hollywood by engaging movie fans. MovieHatch online competitions allow this movie-going audience to participate in the decision-making process of Hollywood, ultimately bringing them films they actually want to see. To achieve this goal, MovieHatch has partnered with an impressive roster of industry powerhouses, including the people behind such blockbusters as X:Men, Gladiator, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, (500) Days of Summer, Final Destination, Legally Blonde and many more.

This fall, MovieHatch plans to take the show on the road by rolling out its local market events across the country. Also free and open to everyone, participants enjoy the experience of feeling like a celebrity through a variety of activities.

No Purchase Necessary. Must be 18 or older to enter. Entries must be received by June 6th, 2010. Go to for official rules.


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