Karim López is an award-winning Film & Television Editor, Director and Producer from Brooklyn, NY. His work has screened at major U.S. and International film festivals including: Cannes, Tribeca, Rotterdam, New York Film Festival, Int'l Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam, Palm Springs Shorts Fest; and been broadcast on PBS, BBC, A&E, Amazon, Netflix, and the Franco-German network, Arte.

In 2016 Karim edited three features. The documentary, Frank Serpico, which he also co-produced (Director, Antonino D’Ambrosio), premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in the Spotlight section. He also cut the independent narrative film, On the Seventh Day, by acclaimed Writer-Director, Jim McKay (Girlstown, Our Song, Everyday People); as well as a re-make of Francis Ford Coppola’s first film, the cult horror classic, Dementia 13, for NBC-Universal.

 

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Some other recent highlights:

2015 / Edited Chee and T, narrative feature directed by Tanuj Chopra (Punching at the Sun)
Winner, Special Comedy Award, 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival.

2014 / Edited and co-produced the feature-length documentary, We're Still Here (Director, Antonino D’Ambrosio, based on his book, A Heartbeat and a Guitar), for Sony Masterworks, about the little-known Native American protest album, Bitter Tears, recorded by Johnny Cash. The doc aired nationally on PBS, Winter 2016.

2014 / Edited the short doc, Speak the Words the Way You Breathe, broadcast on French-German network Arte/ 2015 New York Film Festival / Winner of several International festival awards.

2013 / Edited the narrative feature, Sunset Edge (Director, Daniel Peddle), distributed by KINO LORBER.

    (Praise for Sunset Edge)
    "Filled with gorgeous imagery... the film casts an hypnotic spell." — Hollywood Reporter
    “meditative and introspective DIY filmmaking at its finest… the second section is a mini-masterpiece in pure visual storytelling." — Indiewire
    "a densely atmospheric portrait of disaffected youth… that flouts preconceived notions at every unconventional turn...at once immediate and timeless." — LA Times

2012 / Edited and co-produced the documentary, Let Fury Have the Hour (Director, Antonino D'Ambrosio) / 2012 Tribeca Film Festival / Rotterdam International Film Festival / DocHouse, London, UK.
Executive Produced by Brian and Brooke Devine (The Great Invisible, Goodbye Solo, Night Catches Us) and Jonathan Gray (Blue Caprice, Diana Vreeland:The Eye Has to Travel).

    (Praise for Let Fury Have the Hour)
    “Exuberant… a thoughtful and entertaining debut film.” — Adam Schartoff, New York Times
    “An explosive blend of vision and expression." — Indiewire
    “Let Fury Have the Hour is a cinematic movement, not just a film.” — E. Nina Rothe, Huffington Post

Karim's award-winning narrative short, The Last Days of Hustling, (which he wrote, shot, directed and edited) played at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival's Short Film Corner and won Best Narrative Short at the 2016 Miami Independent Film Festival.

He still resides in Brooklyn.

 

Management: Pipeline Talent