SOURCE: Hollywood Studios International

February 03, 2010 09:00 ET

Hollywood Studios International Launches Photography Agency iCreate; Leigh Andersen Named Managing Director

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - Steven Saxton, Chairman and CEO of Hollywood Studios International (PINKSHEETS: HYWS) announced today the launch of iCreate, a boutique artist representation company focused exclusively on photographers.

"As we continue to expand our portfolio of fee generating entertainment companies, iCreate will provide world-class photographers with full service representation; iCreate will become a source of tremendous positive network effects for all of HSI. There are unlimited ways our many divisions will amplify each other's achievements and revenues," said Saxton.

Leading iCreate will be Managing Director Leigh Andersen, an industry veteran with over a decade of experience as a photographer's agent, photo editor, archivist and producer. Andersen previously worked for celebrity syndication agency Icon International, Montage Agency, and Brooklyn Photo Group.

"I'm very motivated to build with such a growing force in the entertainment industry," said Andersen. "I look forward to assembling a top-tier roster with the help of Hollywood Studios International."

Among her many notable clients, Andersen has represented Rankin, Sheryl Nields, Art Streiber, Jim Wright, Warwick Saint, Brian Bowen Smith, Shawn Mortensen, Nino Munoz and many more. She joins iCreate with an extensive roster of advertising, fashion, music, and publishing clients.

About iCreate

iCreate represents world class photographers in New York and Los Angeles. This is a very specialized business that selectively identifies the truly rare talent and promotes the professional careers of these artists, with photographers specializing in portraiture, fashion, commercial and entertainment advertising and fine art.

About Hollywood Studios International

Hollywood Studios International (HYWS) is a privately held entertainment holding company focused on the intelligent deployment of capital in the entertainment industry. The company has developed a portfolio of fee-based businesses ranging from talent representation to international distribution. Following the current round of private funding, the Company intends to file with the SEC to be a publicly traded company.


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