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Al Pacino and Meadow Williams star in the Michael Polish-directed WWII Holocaust drama

 Hollywood, CA – February 12, 2019 – The production company of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq: HMNY), MoviePass Films LLC, announced today that it has begun principal photography on Axis Sally in Puerto Rico. The film is based on the true story of Mildred “Axis Sally” Gillars, who became known as the voice of Nazi propaganda targeted to American troops during WWII. Axis Sally is set to be released in 2020.

 A MoviePass Films original, produced by MoviePass Films co-founders, Randall Emmett and George Furla, Axis Sally will star film industry legend, Al Pacino as the attorney who represents Gillars, played by actress Meadow Williams. Lala Kent and Swen Temmel will also star in the picture. The script, based on the book Axis Sally Confidential by William Owen, was written by Vance Owen and Darryl Hicks, who will also produce the film.

 In making the announcement, CEO of MoviePass’ corporate parent and MoviePass Films executive producer Ted Farnsworth said, “MoviePass Films is honored to bring this true story to life. It’s our responsibility to continue to share these stories and keep them alive for all audiences. With director Michael Polish and producers Randall Emmett and George Furla, we know Axis Sally will make an incredible impact.”

 Producer Randall Emmett adds, “Having Al Pacino and Meadow Williams play leads in this film is a dream. This is our (alongside George Furla) fifth time working with Al and having him, a film legend, on set brings a special kind of magic that everyone is able to play off of. It will be felt by the audience and it’s our hope that this story will make a lasting impression.”

About MoviePass Films: 

MoviePass Films LLC is dedicated to supporting independent filmmakers and distributors by collaborating with creatives, co-acquiring equity stakes in films and offering them enhanced performance in the theatrical window. A joint venture of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. and Emmett Furla Oasis (EFO) Films, MoviePass Films focuses on studio-driven content and new film production for theatrical release and other distribution channels, with the goal of democratizing the film production experience by bridging the gap between moviegoers and film industry endeavors.

 About Emmett Furla Oasis Films: Emmett Furla Oasis Films initially was founded in 1998 and was a combination of Emmett’s extensive entertainment industry experience and Furla’s business expertise. In 2013 a collaboration was finalized with Oasis Ventures Entertainment. The success to date has been rooted in the company’s ability to facilitate relationships between top creative talent (including actors, writers, and directors) and companies who produce, finance, and distribute motion pictures. To date, more than 80 films have been produced which include The Amityville Horror, Rambo, 16 Blocks, End of Watch, Broken City, The Frozen Ground, Escape Plan, 2 Guns and Lone Survivor.