THIS EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (“ Agreement ”) is made and entered into as of this 1 st day of
July, 2005 (the “ Effective Date ”), by and between Hollywood Media Corp. , a Florida corporation (“ HMC
”), and Mr. Nicholas Hall, a Florida resident (the “ Employee ”).
A. The Employee currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of HMC.
B. The Employee is experienced in, and knowledgeable concerning, one or more aspects of the business of HMC
and is able to render services to HMC that are of a special, unique, extraordinary and intellectual character
concerning HMC’s business; and
C. HMC and the Employee mutually desire for the Employee to step down from his current position as the Chief
Operating Officer of HMC and to agree upon the terms of the Employee’s future employment with HMC and
related matters as provided in this Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this Agreement, the parties
agree as follows:
Employment Period . HMC shall employ the Employee, and the Employee shall serve HMC, on the
terms and conditions set forth herein for the period commencing on and as of the Effective Date and ending upon
the date that HMC’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2005 is filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, but in any event no later than March 16, 2006 (the “ Employment Period ”),
unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. Effective as of the date of this
Agreement, that certain Employment Letter, dated as of August 22, 2000, by and between HMC (then known as
Hollywood.com, Inc.) and the Employee (the “ Employment Letter ”) is hereby terminated and cancelled in all
respects, and no party thereto or hereto has any obligation to the other under the Employment Letter.
Duties, Responsibilities and Authority of the Employee .
During the Employment Period, the Employee shall serve