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Mahyad Tousi

March 2021

Mahyad Tousi is a multidisciplinary artist and cofounder of BoomGen Studios, a pipeline for developing and launching premium entertainment media about the peoples, myths, and cultures of the Greater Middle East.

Tousi’s work has spanned across mediums, genres and platforms, ranging from museum pieces to television to Hollywood blockbusters. Tousi is writing and producing “1001” which is being adapted for film, TV and gaming with Picturestart, and writing and co-directing “Remote,” his debut feature, with Artangel.

In 2020, Tousi founded Starfish, a first of its kind creative IP accelerator, investing in proven BIPOC artists. He sits on the advisory board of MIT’s Center for Advanced Virtuality and speaks internationally on the convergence of the arts and social impact.

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