SOURCE: Hollywood Studios

May 08, 2006 19:36 ET

Hollywood Studios International Names Dr. Mohammed Samir Executive Director Dubai

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 8, 2006 -- Hollywood Studios International (OTC: HYWS) CEO Steven Saxton announced today from Dubai that Dr. Mohammed Samir will be named Executive Director of the company's Dubai operations. Dr. Samir will oversee the launch of Hollywood Studios International as well as Artist International Management in this region. The Company plans to produce feature films & documentaries, as well as manage writers, directors, actors, and models in the region, beginning with the new Dubai operations.

"Dr. Samir's extensive success as a model, combined with his network of key business relationships in Dubai, makes him the perfect liaison to launch our company in this region," said Hollywood Studios International CEO Steven Saxton.

About Dr. Mohammed Samir:

Born and raised in Dubai, Dr. Samir enjoyed a successful career as an award- winning model while training professionally as a dentist and a physical & sports therapist. He studied at Kasturba Medical College in India and Westminister Kingsway College in London.

Dr. Samir was the 2003 World Champion in the World Championship of Performing Arts in Hollywood, CA, while that same year he was named Mr. International in London, England, as well as the 2003 Photogenic Face of the World. That same year in Turkey, he was given the award of Best Model Physique in the World and in Dubai he won "Mr. Physique" in the 2003 AXE Manhunt.

He currently also works with the Royal family of Dubai for His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid saeed al Maktoum, the visionary Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates.

About Hollywood Studios International (www.hsifilms.com):

Hollywood Studios International (OTC: HYWS) (www.hsifilms.com / www.artistint.com), a publicly traded entertainment holding company, exists to create award-winning entertainment which succeeds both artistically and commercially through the inherent synergies of combining elements of a traditional studio system with the structure of artist management. Current subsidiaries and divisions include Artist International Management, Doc Hollywood Kidz, Doc Hollywood Records, and Bop City Records. The Company recently signed a letter of intent to acquire controlling interest in a feature film production/distribution company. Due to a non-disclosure agreement, the Company cannot publicly disclose any further information regarding this transaction.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Although Hollywood Studios International believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable, any assumption could be inaccurate, and therefore, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion should not be regarded as a representation by the Company or any other person that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved.

Contact Information

  • For Further Information Contact:
    Steven Saxton
    CEO
    9595 Wilshire Blvd., Ninth Floor
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    310.358.9007 Phone
    971.50.702.2475 Dubai Mobile
    310.943.2230 Fax