Long Beach, California: Outdoor Movie Photo Bonanza Begins
Epson America today announced the Great American Movie Night, a campaign to bring friends and family together to watch their favorite movies projected on a large screen or wall space under a starry sky.
Inspired by the Epson MovieMate, a portable projector featuring excellent big-screen image quality, high brightness, CD/DVD player and speakers all built-in, the Great American Movie Night program kicks off on April 19 and runs through June 13.
During the campaign, people can visit the Great American Movie Night Web site for lots of fun tips needed to host an outdoor movie party, including equipment checklists, pointers for setting-up outdoor viewing areas, ideas for fun movie party themes and kits complete with film suggestions, snack recipes, party music playlists, and even downloadable invitation templates.
After hosting fun-filled movie night, creative backyard movie-goers are encouraged to return to the Web site to share their stories and photos.
"With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, the Great American Movie Night program is designed to help people across the country jump start the season of backyard barbecues and family movie nights," said Marge Ang, senior product manager, Epson America. "Sharing movies on the big screen under the stars is easy and affordable with Epson's unique MovieMate all-in-one projector."
As part of Great American Movie Night, Epson is offering a Projector-A-Day Giveaway from May 1723 where consumers can win an Epson MovieMate 60 just in time to host their own movie night over Memorial Day weekend. Consumers can register until May 23, 2010 at 9 a.m. PT to be eligible.
For anyone that hosts their own movie night with family or friends, Epson invites them to share a photo of the event to enter the Makeover Your Backyard Sweepstakes. Consumers who upload a photo of their movie night on the Great American Movie Night Web site can enter for a chance to win $2,500towards a backyard theater makeover.