Completed principal photography on Brandon Cronenberg's Possessor feature


Karim Hussain CSC has completed principal photography on Brandon Cronenberg's upcoming sci-fi horror feature Possessor. Starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Bean and Tuppence Middleton, It will be released in early 2020. Distributors are Well Go Usa for the States and Elevation Pictures for Canada. Arclight has world sales. Possessor features many in-camera visual effects that have never been done in a mainstream feature before and multiple innovative visuals.

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Brandon Cronenberg's short film at Cannes

Karim Hussain CSC has photographed Brandon Cronenberg's short film Please Speak Continuously And Describe Your Experiences As They Come To You. Starring Deragh Campbell, it has just premiered as an Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival iIn the Semaine De La Critique Section. A narrative experiment primarily done as a test for ideas used in Possessor, the short will also be playing in many major film festivals soon.

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Random Acts Of Violence distrib & behind the scenes glimpse

Random Acts Of Violence, photographed by Karim Hussain Csc, and directed by Jay Baruchel is currently completing its post production for a Premiere in late 2019. Starring Jesse Williams, Jordana Brewster, Baruchel and Niamh Wilson. Here is a behind the scenes glimpse of Baruchel Directing on set. Elevation Pictures distributes in Canada, SND for the world.


Seven In Heaven released on Netflix

Blumhouse and Universal Pictures' Production of Chris Eigeman's Seven In Heaven, with cinematography by Karim Hussain CSC, has been released exclusively on Netflix.

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Parallel festival run & first clip

Isaac Ezban's Parallel, with cinematography by Karim Hussain CSC continues its successful festival run, playing to Sold Out crowds at festivals such as the Sitges International Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival, Morbido Film Festival and Frightfest Halloween.

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Parallel North American Premiere

Parallel, directed by Isaac Ezban, with cinematography by Karim Hussain CSC, will have its North American Premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal in July 2018, following s successful Sold Out World Premiere at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival. Produced by Bron and The Realm.


Madame Hollywood completed

Karim Hussain CSC has completed the mini-series Madame Hollywood, for Canal Plus France's new Platform Studio +. Directed by Olivier Abbou, It stars Dre Davis, Roxanne Fernandez and Alex Cadilla.

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Rupture released

Rupture, directed by Steven Shainberg (Secretary, Fur) and produced by Andrew Lazar (American Sniper), with cinematography by Karim Hussain CSC, has had its World Premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, played at Fright Fest In The UK and has had a theatrical release in the UK through Signature Entertainment. It stars Noomi Rapace, Peter Stormarre, Michael Chiklis, Ari Millen, Kerry Bishé and Leslie Manville.


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Recent videos

Karim Hussain CSC has shot three music videos for director Brandon Cronenberg, “Stifling” and "Face On" by Animalia, and "Shoulders and Whispers" by Jooj. “Stifling” Won the Huffington Post's Best Music Video of the Year Award.

Beeba Boys & Hyena Road

Beeba Boys, directed by Deepa Mehta and Hyena Road, directed by Paul Gross, both with cinematography by Karim Hussain CSC premiered as Galas at the Toronto International Film Festival 2015 and Hyena Road scored the largest theatrical opening for a Canadian movie in 2015.


"We Are Still Here"

Ted Geoghegan's We Are Still Here, Cinematography by Karim Hussain Csc, premiered at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival to rave reviews from all the major trades and genre press, great fan reaction, then went on to an extremely successful career on VOD, DVD and Blu-ray through Dark Sky Films. It is at 95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.


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Antiviral Awards & first clip

Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral has won the following awards:
Best First Canadian Feature - Toronto International Film Festival
Citizen Kane Award, Carnet Jove Jury Award - Sitges International Film Festival
Golden Hugo, After Dark Competition - Chicago International Film Festival

Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral, Cinematography by Karim Hussain, has premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the “Un Certain Regard” Category.

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