TARIK KARAM is a filmmaker based in New York. After graduating from the American Film Institute, he worked side by side with director Stephen Daldry, co-producing and Second Unit directing the Oscar nominated films Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Reader.
Since then, his short films have premiered at festivals such as Tribeca and Clermont-Ferrand while also being Vimeo Staff Picks. For Netflix, he has directed a 30-minute award winning gun violence documentary as well as several episodes of a new racing documentary series in partnership with Condé Nast Entertainment.
On the commercial front, Tarik has directed content for The New York Times, Johnson & Johnson, P&G, Fiat, and McDonald’s. His work has won Clio, D&AD, and One Show awards.
Recently, Tarik produced The House of Tomorrow (April 20th, 2018) starring Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn, Nick Offerman, and Asa Butterfield.
Tarik’s next project is a feature film he has written and will direct called Give up the Ghost. The script was selected for Sundance’s Producing Lab, Film Independent’s Screenwriting Lab, and was a finalist in American Zoetrope’s Screenplay Competition.