October 7, 2008
Precept Productions Promotes Film “Streets of Karachi” in Cannes
Precept Productions' Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director and Filmmaker, and Jawad Qureshi, Executive Producer, of their newest film, "Streets of Karachi," will attend MIPCOM in Cannes, France next week to promote their film. To set a meeting with them, please email [email protected]
"Our film, 'Street of Karachi' is ready for worldwide distribution, and we are meeting with distribution companies and DVD producers from all over the world at MIPCOM," remarked Shoieb Yunus.Precept Executive Producer, Jawad Qureshi, added, "The connections we make at this show will help us promote and target our future film, TV and entertainment projects."
MIPCOM is the global content event for creating, co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platforms. It provides key decision-makers in the TV, film, digital and audiovisual content, production and distribution industry with the only market conference and networking forum to discover future trends and trade content rights on a global level. The event MIPCOM is being held October 13-17, 2008, at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.
About the "Streets of Karachi" Film
The concept and storyline were developed by Mr. Yunus, and the screenplay was written by Shoieb Yunus, M. Dilawar Khan and Abdul Salam Naz. Jawad Qureshi is the executive producer.
The male lead is played by Adil Murad, the female lead is played by actress and model Nadia Hussain and the lead character is played by veteran actor Munnawar Saeed. The film was shot in Precept's studio and on location in Karachi. To see some pre-production photos and production photos, please visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/.
"Streets of Karachi" is a drama about a man, who has achieved success in the United States, but realizes that his success and the possession of material things are not making him happy. He visits his ancestral hometown of Karachi, explores the city, sees immense contrast on the streets, and realizes Karachi is a vibrant city as well as the backbone of his country, where people from all over Pakistan come to fulfill their dreams. And, then events take a turn.
The film premiere was held this summer in the USA in Palo Alto, California.
About Mr. Yunus
Mr. Yunus' career has taken him from Silicon Valley technologist to film producer. He is now starting work on his next films for worldwide audiences: an English feature film, "Two Mothers," a special interest film, "Cemetery of the Lost Tribe," and a thriller to be shot in Thailand with the working title "Seventh Sky."
A LinkedIn profile for Mr. Yunus is at http://www.linkedin.com/in/shoiebyunus. To date, he has produced 100 hours of entertainment programming for television, and has been the CEO and Managing Director of Precept since its inception in 2005.
About Precept Productions
Precept Productions focuses on producing high quality entertainment content for television and film for the Southeast Asian Market. Precept is working with independent producers and directors who have the vision and talent to bring filmmaking techniques to the television format.
Precept Global Access North American headquarters are located at 1313 North Milpitas Blvd., Suite 145B, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA. For more information, please visit www.preceptglobalaccess.com, or Email [email protected]
Precept Global Access (Pvt) Limited headquarters are located at D-95/1, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.
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