Knight Frank Marylebone: Christian
Part of an editorial campaign for real estate giant Knight Frank, exploring the people who work and live in the Marylebone area of London. Directed/written/edited by Karim Zouak, cinematography by Tom Bolwell of Deadly Films, produced by Bear Jam.
Commercial Director’s Reel
My commercial reel, featuring spots for Philips, Blackberry, Kids Help Phone, Scene Card, Mattel and Rethink Breast Cancer. I wrote, produced, directed, edited (except for Blackberry) and did the visual effects for all of this work.
“Apples To Apples” for Mattel and MTV Live
Animated promo for MTV LIVE. Directed/Produced by Karim Zouak. Voiced by Daryn Jones, Nicole Holness, Paul Lemieux and Sheena Snively. Animated by Sean Branigan with Laura Zheng. Composer PurePop. Sound recording and Mixer Corby Luke at Enginears. PA Jeremy Freedman. Won Silver at Promax 2011 – Best On-Air Consumer Tie-In […]
Stop motion animation I wrote, directed and animated for Hogbites with Bear Jam Productions.
“#VAMPIRE!” for SceneCard
Brand partnership between Scene Card and MTV, promoting MTV Movie Night and offering a prize giveway of movie tickets to Scene Card members. Director/Producer/Writer/Editor Karim Zouak; AD Lindsay Angus; DoP Kevin Wong, CSC; 1st AC Johnny Chen; Gaffer Anya Shore; Key Grip Quintain Martin; Swing Cory Valentini; Locations Suzanne Manvell; […]
This reel contains various work from the last 5 years – commercials, TV series, promos, corporate work, documentaries, &c.
Makeup preparation video for Murale, a beauty retailer. Client: Totem. Creative Director: Peter Grimaldi, Art Director: Tomislava Franicevic, Producer/Director/Editor: Karim Zouak, Camera and Graphics: Eli Schwanz, V/O Talent: Sam Cook with Vox Talent.
“Class Portrait” for Kids Help Phone
A PSA for ‘Kids Help Phone’, to support the Walk for Kids Help Phone nationwide on May 1st. Broadcast on all Bell Media channels (CTV, MTV, MUCH, Bravo!, CP24, BNN, Space, &c) during the month of April. Featuring Degrassi stars Munro Chambers and Melinda Shankar. Written/Directed/Produced by Karim Zouak, AD/PM […]
Breville/Warburton’s “Almost The Top” (Lift)
This spot is part of the “Toast To The Top” campaign for Breville and Warburton’s collaboration on toasters that are extra wide and deep, thereby toasting “all the way to the top”. Agency Hangar Seven, Producer Emma Heald, Creative Director Stephen Godson, Director/Editor Karim Zouak, DoP Simon Rowling, 1st CamAssist/Operator Kieron Jansch, […]
Runway Magazine “Stratospheric Growth“
This is a stop–motion piece that I wrote, directed, shot, animated and edited for Hangar Seven’s “Runway Magazine” series. Produced by Mira Bajagic, sound design and mix by Maxwell Scott, audio recording by Aaron Thompson, V/O and production assistance by James Hogan, research by Zak Klein, Executive Creative Director Matt […]
“RIM Party” for Blackberry
Brand partnership between RIM and MTV, promoting a co-viewing app for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. Director/Producer/Writer Karim Zouak; PM/AD/Editor Eli Schwanz; DoP Kevin Wong; 1st AC Johnny Chen; Gaffer Anya Shore; Key Grip Quintain Martin; Grips Rico Joyce and Cory Valentini; Sound Recordist and Mixer Corby Luke at Enginears; […]
“Samt e nó” teaser campaign
These idents are part of an on-air campaign for the new talk show ‘Samt e nó’ produced by Manoto TV for Manoto 1, a channel broadcast in the UK, Middle East and North Africa. Creative Producer/Director/Writer Karim Zouak, Series Producer Roxy, Creative Director Andrew Keep, Cinematographer Kevin Early, Editor Jamie […]
“Who Loves Breakfast” for Granolavic
This video for Granolavic granola is the first in a series that introduces the product to market. Video collaboration by Tomislava Franicevic and Karim Zouak, music by Au Revoir Simone.
Sony Experia + MTV “Music Is Made From People!”
A promo for MTV and Xperia’s campaign featuring artists building musical instruments out of ordinary objects. Written/Directed/Produced/Edited/Composited by Karim Zouak, Camera by Eli Schwanz, Art Direction by Hazel Meyer, Art Assist Logan MacDonald, PA Angela Kon, V/O by Candace Leca. Featuring Angela Kon and Karim Zouak. Music composed by Pure […]
“We Are All Groomed!” for Philips and MTV Live
Brand partnership between Philips and MTV, promoting segments on MTV Live and offering a prize giveway to Vegas. Director/Producer/Writer/Editor Karim Zouak; PM/AD Eli Schwanz; DoP Johnny Chen (with special thanks to Kevin Wong, CSC); 1st AC Joe Dibenedetto; Gaffer Anya Shore; Key Grip Quintain Martin; Sound Recordist and Mixer Corby […]
“Hollywood Report“ Launch Spot
“What Lies Under The Strip” for Bioré and MTV
Contest spot for Bioré and MTV. Directed/Written/Produced by Karim Zouak. Talent Michelle Argyris. DoP Kevin CW Wong. Camera Johnny Chen. AD Alejandro Valbuena. Stylist Jessica Tjeng. Make-up/Hair Whitney Sellors. Sound Recordist Enginears. Grip Quintain Martin. Gaffer Anya Shore. Composer Pure Pop. Mixer Elizabeth Martin. PAs Jeremy Freedman, Christine Sommerville, Stephen […]
This video is online content for Sobey’s, the second largest national food retailer in Canada. It depicts how to prepare a layer cake. Client: Totem. Creative Director Peter Grimaldi, Producer/Director Karim Zouak, Art Director Ruth Alves, Talent Claudia Bianchi, DoP Kevin CW Wong, Audio Recordist Tyler Cook, PA Lauren McCuaig.
“Black History Month 2012” Much Music
A PSA for Black History Month 2012. Produced by Karim Zouak and Sabena Kapil, written by Jean Paul, concept by Karim Zouak, performed by Jully Kim, Viktor Lukawski, Ryan Sisnett, Lindsay Baxter and Kwame Hills, makeup by Natasha Iwashkiw, PAs Tyler Hughes and Stephanie Korski, sound recordist Stuart Torrance, mixing […]
“Samt e nó” show promo
This promo is part of an on-air campaign for the new talk show ‘Samt e nó’ produced by Manoto TV for Manoto 1, a channel broadcast in the UK, Middle East and North Africa. Creative Producer/Director/Writer Karim Zouak, Series Producer Roxy, Creative Director Andrew Keep, Cinematographer Kevin Early, Editor Jamie […]
“Boobie Knights” for Rethink Breast Cancer and MTV
PSA for Rethink Breast Cancer’s Boobyball 2010. Directed/Written/Produced/Edited by Karim Zouak. Talent Ky Williams, Jason Howlett, Aliya-Jasmine Sovani. Co-Producer Eli Schwanz. DoP Tim Wadleigh. Stylist Jessica Tjeng. Make-up/Hair Chantal Hubins. Sound Recordist Enginears. Mixer Elizabeth Martin. Composer Pure Pop. PA Jeremy Freedman.
Breville 4–Slice Toaster
This product promo film for Breville depicts their 4–Slice Toaster. Now I’m addicted to toast, albeit perfectly toasted to the top. We also shot an identical film for the 2-Slice. Agency Hangar Seven, Producer Emma Heald, Creative Director Stephen Godson, Director/Editor Karim Zouak, DoP Simon Rowling, 1st CamAssist/Operator Kieron Jansch, […]
“Come Dine With Me“ Series 8 promo campaign
These 4 spots — “Mounties”, “Lumberjacks”, “Hockey” and “Animals” — form the launch campaign for “Come Dine With Me” Series 8, Persian version for Manoto1, in Canada. Writer/Director/Producer: Karim Zouak. Creative Director: Andrew Keep. Additional credits available upon request.