British Composer Ram Khatabakhsh Hailed As A Young John Williams,
Checks-In To Compose Open Road Films ‘Hotel 33’
British composer Ram Khatabakhsh (www.motionsoundpro.com/work), based out of London, is taking Hollywood by storm, and is rapidly becoming known as the young John Williams by some of the music industries notable producers and music moguls.
The dynamic composer recently worked alongside orchestrator Stephen Coleman and award-winning composer Henry Jackman (Captain Phillips) for the Columbia Pictures feature ‘The Interview’ starring Seth Rogan and James Franco, and just signed on, as the only British crew member, to Open Road Films feature ‘Hotel 33’ directed by Kellie Madison (The Tank).
“It seems like a dream come true to be working with such amazing filmmakers in Los Angeles, I am thrilled to be creating original music scores for films back home in London and now for Hollywood.” said Ram. “But to be hailed as a young John Williams by long-time record executive Russ Regan is such an honor.”
The young music talent is penned to score plenty of motion pictures in the forthcoming months including ‘Bello Ultimate Stunt’ for producer Neil Mandt (Million Dollar Arm), ‘Western Religion’ for director James O’Brian (Wish You Were Here) and ‘Capsule’ directed by Andrew Martin, which Ram has been offered to compose using the prestigious British Royal Air Force orchestra.
Ram is no stranger to working on award-winning films in 2011 he scored ‘The Fifth Horseman’, which was nominated by EMMY in 2012 for the Best Drama, and the multi-award winning documentary ‘Piracy: The Human Cost’ and ‘With Good Intentions’ which he worked on with sound designer Glenn Freemantle (Gravity). Earlier in 2014 he was selected to attend the prestigious Berlinale Talents 2014 as part of Composers and Sound designer’s selection.
Aside from scoring films, Ram Khatabakhsh has created original music for numerous UK national commercials for high profile consumer brands including Ford and Nestle.
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