“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 […]
Stop motion animation I wrote, directed and animated for Hogbites with Bear Jam Productions.
“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 […]
“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 […]
UN International Year of the Co–Op
Director/Producer/Writer Karim Zouak, Producer/Character Design Kerr Smith, Animator Sean Branigan, Compositor Karim Zouak, Executive Producer Brian Ainsworth.
“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 […]
“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 […]
“Sinai” by Tasseomancy
Tasseomancy (former Ghost Bees) perform their song “Sinai”. Directed by Karim Zouak, produced by Kevin Parnell and Brenda Myers, edited by Jes Singer, sound recording and mixing by Corby Luke at Enginears. From the television series “King Kaboom”.
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.
“Your Rocky Spine” by The Great Lakes Swimmers
The Great Lakes Swimmers perform their song “Your Rocky Spine” on the never-aired second season of “King Kaboom”. Directed by Karim Zouak, produced by Kevin Parnell and Brenda Myers, edited by Jes Singer, sound recording and mixing by Corby Luke at Enginears. From the television series “King Kaboom”.
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.
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, […]
“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; […]
“You’re My Heart” by Lioness
Lioness perform their song “You’re My Heart” from their self-titled EP. Directed by Karim Zouak, produced by Kevin Parnell and Brenda Myers, edited by Jes Singer, sound recording and mixing by Corby Luke at Enginears. From the television series “King Kaboom”.
Surreal short freestyle animation of drawings set to Disco Robot by Tape Deck Bros. Everything was drawn quickly in Photoshop, and made up as I needed it.
“Hollywood Report“ Launch Spot
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 […]
This reel contains various work from the last 5 years – commercials, TV series, promos, corporate work, documentaries, &c.
Animation featuring comedian Andre Arruda. Directed/written/animated by Karim Zouak, music by Ash Ainsworth, audio mixing by Corby Luke at Enginears.
“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 […]
“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.
“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.
Frank McMarlin Presents: How It Happens
Original drawings/concept by artist Matt Collins, directed/adapted/sound design by Karim Zouak, animation by Ryan Mounsey, music by Tape Deck Bros, mixing by Corby Luke at Enginears. From the television series “King Kaboom”.