As a composer, orchestrator, and arranger, Karim has extensive experience composing music for film and television.
Karim has composed music for concert stage ranging from large scale symphonic works to chamber and piano works.
Karim has composed, arranged, and orchestrated for LucasArts, Disney, Electronic Arts, Sony, and many others.
For Brian Lally’s acclaimed feature length drama, 8.5 Hours, Karim provided a 70 minute orchestral score. This award winning film was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Irish Pavilion in 2008.
“Karim is an imaginative, gifted composer, and experienced and sensitive orchestrator. A reliable professional in all areas of music.”
– Conrad Pope, composer, conductor, orchestrator
“Karim is not only a wonderful orchestral composer but has orchestrated for me on several projects. His work is highly detailed, well crafted and thoughtful. He delivers everything on time or early. I love having him on my team!” – Lennie Moore, composer
“I have just listened to some of your music and I was blown away by the grandeur and sweep of your music.” – Brian Lally, Dir.
“Wow, Karim! I just heard Orbit…WONDERFUL!! I don’t know what to say other than it took my breath away. I want to share it with as many people as possible. We want to begin playing your work between all our IMAX screenings.” – Joe DeAmicis, Marketing VP, California Science Center
“I was not the only one impressed by your cue today; it was the talk of the lunch table. The work you put into it really showed.” – Sean Dougall, USC Music Prof.
“I have never worked so long and hard on a movie. But, not until I heard the score, did I feel the film was complete. What you wrote is the perfect compliment.” – Brian Zager, Dir.