February 13th, 2013, Hollywood, CA – Sycamore Entertainment Group, Inc. (SEGI), a leading innovator in hybrid film distribution, is pleased that its first theatrical release, the Fred Schepisi film THE EYE OF THE STORM, starring Academy Award-winner® Geoffrey Rush ("The Kings' Speech," "Pirates of the Caribbean" ), Charlotte Rampling ("The Swimming Pool," "Melancholia") and Golden Globe® nominee Judy Davis ("Barton Fink" & Woody Allen's upcoming "Nero Fiddled"), will have its Television debut in April 2013. As per the licensing agreement, Starz LLC will have the rights to exploit the film for a period of 24 months.
"We are very pleased to have built this relationship with Starz Entertainment LLC. We believe this is the beginning of a strong alliance that gives Sycamore a direct conduit to television, for new projects we are currently discussing" says Ed Sylvan, CEO of Sycamore Entertainment Group Inc.
Mr. Sylvan has been invited to speak on several radio programs over the next few weeks and he has a clear objective as to what he will be discussing during his national publicity tour.
"Sycamore is in the business of marketing movies; it is my mandate to continue to create awareness and highlight the films we have available for the movie going audiences to see. I will discuss poignant topics regarding the industry and answer questions, but my main focus is to drive revenues by highlighting the release of the DVD, rentals and that "The Eye of the Storm" is available at Itunes and On Demand." Sylvan goes on to say "The fact is that the majority of a films revenue comes after the box office.
Mr. Sylvan will be heard on America's News Network on Monday February 18th at 7:35AM PT. The topic being discussed is the hard hitting question: How Can Hollywood Diversify?
This is an important question for Mr. Sylvan as he builds Sycamore and chooses its next projects. His comments and opinions will surprize listeners. The show hosted by Lori Lundun and Chris Salcedo, is Nationally Syndicated to 275 Stations.
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.
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