His compositions vary stylistically between classical orchestral, electronic, rock and modern genres. Ramin blends elements with careful consideration to the emotionality and narrative of each scene. The three time Emmy® and Grammy® nominated composer challenges himself with each new project.
His main title theme from the critically acclaimed HBO’s series, Game Of Thrones, created by Dan Weiss and David Benioff is one of the most iconic themes created for television. In addition to the shows’ main title theme, Ramin has composed all of the underscore throughout all four of its seasons and he is currently writing the music for the fifth season, set to premiere April 12th, 2015.
Ramin also composes the music to Jonah Nolan’s CBS hit show Person Of Interest. They will continue to collaborate on the new HBO series Westworld set to release in 2015.
He is currently working with Guillermo del Toro on the second season of The Strain after having scored his epic monster film, Pacific Rim.
Other works include Fox Prison Break, ABC’s Flash Forward which he received an Emmy® nomination for “Outstanding Music Composition for a Series.” He received his first Emmy® nomination for “Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music” for Prison Break and his third Emmy® nomination for Game of Thrones.
Ramin is well recognized for his Grammy®-nominated, guitar-driven score for the blockbuster Iron Man. He has since composed scores for films such as Dracula Untold, Safe House, Fright Night and Clash of the Titans. Ramin previously created the ethereal score for the film Mr. Brooks starring Kevin Costner and William Hurt. The score earned him a World Soundtrack Awards “Discovery of the Year” nomination.
Another frequent collaboration has been with writer/director David Goyer on several films and television series including Blade: Trinity for New Line Cinema where he worked with The RZA; the horror-thriller The Unborn produced by Michael Bay, as well as the aforementioned series, Flash Forward.
In the world of animated films, Ramin scored the first Sony Animation project, Open Season followed by the sequel Open Season 2. His work on these films attracted the filmmakers of the Belgium-based NWave, who created one of the first animated movies in 3D, Fly Me to The Moon, A Turtles Tale: Sammy’s Adventures - The Secret Passage and A Turtles Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise, as well as The House of Magic.
Ramin attended Berklee College of Music, moved to Los Angeles upon graduation where he was mentored by Academy Award®-winning composer, Hans Zimmer.