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MeeMee Media Inc. (OTCQB: MEME) Appoints Renowned Digital Business Executive Ira Rubenstein as Director and Chief Executive Officer

Veteran Studio, Marketing and Digital Luminary to Lead New Digital Media Company

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - MeeMee Media Inc. (the "Company" or "MeeMee")  (OTCQB: MEME) has appointed Ira Rubenstein to the Board of Directors and as the Company's new CEO effective immediately. Mr. Rubenstein brings an exceptional track record of over 20 years working in digital and studio media.  Together with Executive Chairman, Martin Doane, he will set the strategy and vision for the Company.  Mr. Rubenstein will be responsible for overseeing all operations and for the execution of the Company's business plan.

Mr. Rubenstein, who will be based in MeeMee's Los Angeles offices, has been a pioneer of digital media in the largest Hollywood studios, holding executive positions with major companies in the entertainment and digital media and marketing sectors. His most recent posting was as Executive Vice President, Digital Marketing for 20th Century Fox. Prior to that Mr. Rubenstein was Executive Vice President, Global Digital Media Group  of Marvel Entertainment/The Walt Disney Company where he managed a divisional turnaround while growing revenues significantly. Rubenstein has also held key leadership positions at Sony Corp. of America and Sony Pictures. 

"Ira has repeatedly proven to be a digital pioneer and recognized entertainment thought leader at Fox, Disney and Sony and we're thrilled to benefit from his tremendous experience in identifying and implementing industry leading new media initiatives.  Further, Ira's positive demeanor and creativity offer a perfect blend of characteristics to establish a company culture of innovation and achievement," said Martin Doane, Chairman of MeeMee Media.

"MeeMee's pending acquisition is a tremendous business opportunity and I am very excited to join MeeMee Media Inc. and build it into a leading global digital media enterprise," said Mr. Rubenstein.  

Rubenstein has built a career on identifying and implementing new marketing and distribution tactics for entertainment properties through interactive, online and mobile initiatives.

At Fox, Rubenstein implemented ground breaking social and mobile digital marketing campaigns for PROMETHEUS, CHRONICLE, and RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.

At Marvel, Rubenstein was responsible for overseeing all digital efforts for the company including launching the award winning Marvel Digital Comic Book app that continues to lead the industry. Rubenstein also managed the growth of Marvel's digital distribution of comic books and video assets, as well as growth in the mobile game space.   Mr. Rubenstein also was responsible for Marvel's early efforts in social media across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

During his time at Sony Pictures Digital, Rubenstein was responsible for overseeing the division's production efforts to extend Sony Pictures properties into the digital marketplace through SonyPictures.com, mobile games and personalization products, casual games, and innovative strategic partnerships. Mr. Rubenstein managed the digital growth of the studio's most important brands including Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! - leading the expansion of these properties into broadband, interactive television, mobile, and the PSP and PS3 platforms. In addition, Rubenstein oversaw production for all Sony Pictures properties breaking into the growing mobile marketplace, developing an array of successful mobile entertainment offerings including the award-winning Spider-Man 2: The Hero Returns and Ratchet and Clank: Going Mobile, as well as the first movies for mobile phones on memory cards.

Mr. Rubenstein received a B.A. in Management Science from UC San Diego and is a graduate of the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC.

About MeeMee Media Inc.:
MeeMee previously announced the execution of a LOI and exclusivity agreement to purchase 100% of one of Latin America's leading mobile content companies.  MeeMee continues to work towards completion of that acquisition, and intends to use the Latin American mobile platform as a launchpad for building a global-scale digital entertainment, advertising and marketing enterprise.  MeeMee's development strategy combines organic growth initiatives with targeted roll-ups in key jurisdictions around the world.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements." Although the forward-looking statements in this release reflect the good faith judgment of management, forward-looking statements are inherently subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those discussed in these forward-looking statements. Readers are urged to carefully review and consider the various disclosures made by us in the our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risk factors that attempt to advise interested parties of the risks that may affect our business, financial condition, results of operation and cash flows. If one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or if the underlying assumptions prove incorrect, our actual results may vary materially from those expected or projected. Readers are urged not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect any event or circumstance that may arise after the date of this release.   

SOURCE MeeMee Media Inc.

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