LOUIS E KARIM

PRODUCER DIRECTOR

PROFILE

​A motivated, seasoned award nominated Producer-Director with more than two decades experience, who thrives in a fast paced environment. Known for enthusiasm, vision, honesty, integrity, loyalty, and a strong work ethic. Significant experience in lifestyle, brand development, editorial design, digital video content social media and art directing. A strong aesthetic sense, an eye for detail and a creative mind that can transfer concepts to visual images.


SKILLS

Known for attention getting programming strategies and creative design producing sophisticated 
solutions and results for viewers that span international boundaries. I combine keen creative empathy with the directness and authority that comes from my commitment of time and experience. A rare breed of creative director that combines rational and emotional intelligence. I appreciate the necessity to communicate “the message” and understands the viewer and what makes him tick. Comfortable with including my team in the creative process, but equally capable of working in a one man environment. 


EXPERIENCE

Producer Director: MBN, Springfield, VA, Nov. 2003-present 

Responsible of building connections throughout the States, to extract socially compelling stories to 
the Arab audience in a weekly magazine “AL MAJALLA” in storytelling.


Repackaging feature program “60 Minutes” for Middle Eastern audiences.


Live and taped Event coverage for national and international events.

Creative Producer: MBN, Springfield, VA, Nov. 2003-present
Creating new Global Social Media program “Tawasol” targeting the adults in building bridges
between East and West. 


Responsible for rebranding programs such: “HUNNA” a women’s show targeting social issues and 
Lifestyle. “Sports Weekly” a news magazine that covers all sport actions with a modern look.


I worked closely with the creative service department, coordinate with design director to create a 
full graphic package. Share and collaborate ideas with set design Director to deliver a classy modern look. 


AWARD NOMINEE PROJECTS:

Keith Haring “Untitled Artist”; 2011 New York TV Award

Food and Fadawa ”Noor Theatre”; 2011 New York TV Award 

MYJIHAD; 2012 New York TV Award 

Roads to Damascus “Visual-Musical live performance”;2013 Cine Award

More Podcast Stories: http://vimeo.com/louiskarim