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Where do you live?
California, USA
Your real name? (No pseudonyms, please)
Shoieb Yunus
Which college or university?
Hollywood Film Institute; University of Kentucky
Any fellow Pakistani Alumni living near you?
Riaz Haq; Farrukh Shah Khan
Your graduation date?
1988
Your major?
Film and Media; Computer Science
What do you do for a living?
Head of a film and television production and creative company
Any professional affiliations? Memberships in professional orgs?
Active Member, Venture Capital - Private Equity Roundtable
What are your hobbies?
Reading; Storytelling thru Moving Pictures; Travelling; Music; New Tech Gadgets
Your favorite books?
Blink
Website:
http://www.preceptglobalaccess.com
Favorite Music:
U2; Phil Collins
Favorite TV Shows:
CSI Miami; Without a Trace
Press Release Source: Precept Productions


Precept Productions' Shoieb Yunus Directs 1st Film, "Streets of Karachi"
Monday March 24, 3:25 pm ET


Drama Tells the Story of a Pakistani Who, After Success in the United States, Returns Home


SAN FRANCISCO, CA and KARACHI, PAKISTAN--(MARKET WIRE)--Mar 24, 2008 -- Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director, will make his debut as the director of its first feature film, "Streets of Karachi," a contemporary drama illustrating the culture and contrasts on the streets of this mega-city of 16 million people.
Source: Precept Productions

"Streets of Karachi" is being made for the Pakistani and international audiences. The project will be released in June 2008 in the Urdu language with English subtitles.

"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 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 will be shot in the studio and on location in Karachi.

About the Director

Mr. Yunus has produced 100 hours of entertainment programming for television, and has been the CEO and Managing Director of Precept since its inception in 2005.

Availability and Worldwide Distribution Opportunities

For more information about this film, distribution opportunities, and Precept Productions upcoming media and entertainment projects, please contact bizdev@preceptglobalaccess.com.

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. Most recently, Precept has started working on two separate feature film projects scheduled to be shot later this year.

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 bizdev@preceptglobalaccess.com

Precept Global Access (Pvt) Limited headquarters are located at D-95/1, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.

Notes to Editors:
A photo of Mr. Yunus is available.
All trademarks and tradenames are the properties of their respective
holders.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=721889

Contact:
Press contact:
Georgia Marszalek
ValleyPR for Precept Productions
650-345-7477
Email Contact
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Source: Precept Productions

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Shoieb Yunus's Blog

Huffington Post interviews a 24 years old Pakistani descent who offers a counter perspective on the Muslim responsibility to speak against terrorism.

Podcast: http://michellehaimoff.podOmatic.com/player/web/2008-12-10T09_35_59-08_00


http://michellehaimoff.podomatic.com/entry/2008-12-10T09_35_59-08_00

Posted on December 10, 2008 at 5:23pm

Precept Productions Signs First Distribution Agreement for "Streets of Karachi" with Hiltz Squared Media Group

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Precept-Productions-926176.html





SAN FRANCISCO, CA and TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 2, 2008) - Precept Productions and Hiltz Squared Media Group Inc. announced today that the two organizations have signed a distribution agreement for Precept's first film, "Streets of Karachi." The agreement is the result of a meeting at MIPCOM in Cannes, France in October.

"Streets of Karachi" is an 84-minute docudrama that was filmed earlier this… Continue

Posted on December 10, 2008 at 5:15pm

AuthenTec acquires Software Assets of EzValidation

Prior to co-founding Precept (www.preceptglobalaccess.com), I founded and ran a software company named EzValidation (as CEO) for about 5 1/2 years. With my development team in Karachi, Pakistan, we developed state-of-the-art software for the cutting-edge fingerprint security applications. We worked with top-notch companies such as, AuthenTec, Fujitsu, Atrua, Validity Sensors and Computer Associates. Most recently, AuthenTec, a Florida-based publicly traded company on NASDAQ, has acquired all… Continue

Posted on April 20, 2008 at 9:45pm

Precept Productions' Shoieb Yunus Directs 1st Film, "Streets of Karachi"

Drama Tells the Story of a Pakistani Who, After Success in the United States, Returns Home





SAN FRANCISCO, CA and KARACHI, PAKISTAN--(MARKET WIRE)--Mar 24, 2008 -- Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director, will make his debut as the director of its first feature film, "Streets of Karachi," a contemporary drama illustrating the culture… Continue

Posted on April 17, 2008 at 10:28pm — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 4:28pm on January 2, 2008, Riaz Haq said…
Dear Shoeib,
welcome Aboard!
Please use your creative genius and contribute to make this a better community.
Riaz
At 10:43am on April 17, 2008, Riaz Haq said…
nice photos! I have featured them on main.
Where's the blog post?
At 5:01pm on July 30, 2008, Shoieb Yunus said…
Movie Trailer "Streets of Karachi" - shot on HD; Produced and Directed by Shoieb Yunus. Executive Producer: Jawad Qureshi. A Precept Productions Presentation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSFW3kXKaVQ

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