Kareem Mortimer is a producer and director of narrative films, documentaries, music videos, commercials, and experimental films globally.
Kareem believes in creating unique, powerful, and beautiful images that resonate with its intended audience long after being seen. His films have been distributed in forty countries with airings on PBS, AsPire, Showtime, NBPC, Logo, and Canal 22. His feature films include Cargo, Windjammers, and Children of God; national campaigns include spots for Aliv, Ministry of Environmental Health, Ministry of Tourism, and Scorpios; television shows include: This Is Paradise and Extraordinary Cuisine. His experimental films have been exhibited in galleries across Europe, North America, Africa, and the Caribbean.
Over the course of his career, Kareem has won over 35 awards for his work, including two Icon Awards and an African Movie Academy Award. He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talents and Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab. For five years he served as the curator of the film program at The Island House Cinema and served three years as Creative director of The Island House Film Festival. He is currently the host of the podcast Looking Deep, and Executive and the Chief Producer and Director of Best Yet Entertainment in Los Angeles.
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