November 12th, 2012, Hollywood, CA – Sycamore Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTC Pink:SEGI), a leading innovator in hybrid film distribution, is pleased to announce that the residents of the Motion Picture & Television Funds’ Country House have requested a private screening of its film “The Eye of the Storm” on December 13th, 2012.
Residents of the Country House, Woodland Hills retirement community is home to some of Hollywood’s most prominent film and television professionals, including many active voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In a L.A. Times article 99-year-old academy voter Connie Sawyer discusses choosing films for consideration for an Academy award.
“Each year the residents of Woodland Hills request the films they most want to screen at the on-site Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. ‘The Eye of the Storm’ has become one of the most requested films as chosen by the selection committee,” says Ed Sylvan CEO of Sycamore. He goes on to say, “Based on the history behind this selection process and the influence the residence exhibit during award selection, we are very excited that our film is screening during awards season. It gives the film yet another opportunity to be screened by Academy voters”.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund recently made headlines when Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg and David Geffen Donated $30 Million Each to the Fund campaign.
The film’s is now playing in theaters and is available nationwide on Video-On-Demand. To View “The Eye of the Storm” at Apple movies, on iTunes click here.
About Sycamore Entertainment Group, (SEGI):
Sycamore Entertainment is a diversified entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, marketing and worldwide distribution of quality finished feature-length motion pictures. Sycamore’s management team utilizes its long standing relationships to provide market specific publicity, promotion, media buying, theatrical placement and Print & Advertising financing for theatrical domestic release.
The Eye of the Storm
In the Sydney suburb of Centennial Park, two nurses, a housekeeper and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son and daughter convene at her deathbed. But in dying, as in living, Mrs Hunter remains a powerful force on those who surround her.Based on the novel by Nobel Prize winner Patrick White, THE EYE OF THE STORM is a savage exploration of family relationships – and the sharp undercurrents of love and hate, comedy and tragedy, which define them.