THE celebrity spotlight has been shining on
Lisburn movie fan Tim Taggart after he was revealed as the
winner of MSN Movies Search for a Presenter competition.
Tim went head to head with hundreds of
hopefuls in the MSN Lights, Camera, Audition contest which
offered one wannabe presenter the chance to stand in as the face
of MSN Movies and front one of the UK's favourite online
From Tuesday, movie fans have been able to
tune in to
http://movies.uk.msn.com/ to catch Tim kick-starting his
presenting career in front of an online audience of millions,
where he'll be providing all the latest films, interviews, news,
reviews and gossip from the world of entertainment.
Tim said, "I've done the first week and I'll
be doing next week as well. The competition itself was for one
week but they've extended it and I'll be doing two weeks live,
the regular presenter Izzie Knolles will be back after that."
"At the minute I work as a producer for
Endemol, who are behind Big Brother, but I'm hoping to look for
work in the presenting side of things. There is a chance I could
be called in to work as a fill-in presenter, it's always
hypothetical but there is a chance that could happen. "It's
great getting used to the equipment and the autocue, the guys
I'm working with are great, it's great craic."
He continued, "I could have presented about
anything but because this is movies and I love movies, that
makes it even better. You had to write your own script and I
think my passion for movies came through in that. Its been great
being over here, being in the industry, it has been really good