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    رامین جوادی


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    Ramin Djawadi Background information Born Genres Occupations Instruments Years active Labels Website
    (1974-07-19) July 19, 1974 (age 40) Duisburg, Germany
    Film score
    • Film composer
    • Executive score producer
    Piano, keyboard, guitar
    1990–present
    • WaterTower Music
    • Remote Control Productions
    www.ramindjawadi.com

    Ramin Djawadi (Persian: رامین جوادی‎; born July 19, 1974) is a German-born, Iranian film composer of orchestral music for film, television and video games. Djawadi is best known for his Grammy-nominated, guitar-driven scores for Iron Man and Pacific Rim and for the TV series Prison Break, Game of Thrones and Person of Interest.

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    Life and career

    He was born in Duisburg, West Germany, to a Persian father and German mother. After graduating summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music in 1998, Djawadi garnered the attention of Hans Zimmer, who recruited him to Remote Control Productions. Djawadi moved to Los Angeles and worked as an assistant to Klaus Badelt.

    He then went out on his own with Blade: Trinity, collaborating with The RZA for director David Goyer. This was the beginning of his relationship with Goyer for both film and television. Djawadi wrote the score for Goyer''s horror thriller The Unborn, which was produced by Michael Bay. Further collaboration with Goyer was the hit television show FlashForward, earning him his second Emmy nomination. Djawadi also composed the Emmy-nominated main title theme for Prison Break and the title theme for the related show Breakout Kings. Djawadi''s ethereal score for the film Mr. Brooks earned him a World Soundtrack Awards “Discovery of the Year” nomination. His other scores include Deception, starring Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor, Robert Towne''s Ask the Dust, and Iron Man

    Djawadi scored the first Sony Animation project, Open Season, followed by the sequel Open Season 2. Additional animation scores include The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas. Djawadi''s work in these films attracted the filmmakers of the Belgium-based NWave, who created one of the first animated movies in 3D, Fly Me to the Moon. Djawadi completed Warner Brothers'' Clash of the Titans in 2010. Djawadi also scored the soundtrack for the 2010 video game Medal of Honor and currently the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones and the CBS crime drama Person of Interest. He will also score the FX''s vampire drama The Strain. The show is created by Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del Toro.

    Djawadi''s usual orchestrators are Stephen Coleman and Tony Blondal.

    Discography Films Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes Beat the Drum Saving Jessica Lynch Thunderbirds Blade: Trinity Buffalo Dreams All the Invisible Children Ask the Dust Open Season Mr. Brooks Fly Me to the Moon Deception Iron Man Open Season 2 The Unborn Medalia de onoare Clash of the Titans A Turtle''s Tale: Sammy''s Adventures Fright Night Safe House A Turtle''s Tale 2: Sammy''s Escape from Paradise Red Dawn Pacific Rim AfricanSafari The House of Magic Dracula Untold
    2003David Hickson Z Productions with Klaus Badelt
    Peter Markle NBC Television film
    2004Jonathan Frakes Universal Pictures with Hans Zimmer
    David S. Goyer New Line Cinema N/A
    2005David Jackson Disney Channel Television film
    Jordan Scott Ridley Scott 01 Distribution Anthology film – Jonathan (Short film)
    2006Robert Towne Paramount Classics with Heitor Pereira
    Roger Allers Jill Culton Columbia Pictures Sony Pictures Animation with Paul Westerberg
    2007Bruce A. Evans Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer N/A
    2008Ben Stassen Summit Entertainment nWave Pictures Illuminata Pictures N/A
    Marcel Langenegger 20th Century Fox N/A
    Jon Favreau Paramount Pictures Marvel Studios Soundtrack released by Lionsgate Score produced by Hans Zimmer
    Matthew O''Callaghan Todd Wilderman Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Animation Direct-to-video film
    2009David S. Goyer Universal Pictures Rogue Pictures Soundtrack released by Lakeshore Records
    Călin Peter Netzer HI Film Productions English title: Medal of Honor
    2010Louis Leterrier Warner Bros. Pictures Legendary Pictures Soundtrack released by WaterTower Music
    Ben Stassen StudioCanal nWave Pictures Illuminata Pictures N/A
    2011Craig Gillespie Touchstone Pictures DreamWorks Pictures N/A
    2012Daniel Espinosa Universal Pictures N/A
    Ben Stassen Vincent Kesteloot StudioCanal nWave Pictures Illuminata Pictures N/A
    Dan Bradley FilmDistrict Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer United Artists N/A
    2013Guillermo del Toro Warner Bros. Pictures Legendary Pictures Soundtrack released by WaterTower Music
    Ben Stassen StudioCanal nWave Pictures N/A
    Ben Stassen Jeremy Degruson StudioCanal nWave Pictures N/A
    2014Gary Shore Universal Pictures Legendary Pictures N/A
    TV series Year Title Episode(s) Notes
    2004 The Grid Miniseries
    2005 Threshold Revelations (#1.8)
    2005–2009 Prison Break
    2006 Blade: The Series
    2009–2010 FlashForward
    2011–2012 Breakout Kings
    2011–present Person of Interest
    2011–present Game of Thrones
    2014– The Strain
    Video games Year Title Notes
    1999 System Shock 2 (with Josh Randall)
    2010 Medal of Honor
    2011 Shift 2: Unleashed
    2012 Medal of Honor: Warfighter (with Mike Shinoda)
    2012 Game Of Thrones

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