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Farima Karimi

Farima Karimi (b. 1985) is a Swedish-Iranian screenwriter and producer based in Stockholm.

Karimi holds a master’s degree in film production from the renowned Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, and has during her career as a producer worked with documentaries as well as fiction. Her films include the acclaimed short Skolstartssorg (2017), the documentaries Prison Sisters (2016) and Those Who Said No (2014), and most recently the anthology One-Off Incident/Force of Habit (2019), which she co-produced with Finnish Tuffi Films.

While working as a producer, Karimi pursued her passion for screenwriting. In 2019, she graduated from the esteemed Alma Löv Script Academy and is currently working on several projects for both film and TV, including a drama series for Yellow Bird and her own feature film.

Karimi was selected for the 2020 networking forum Nordic Film Lab, an exclusive program for up and coming Scandinavian filmmakers, focusing on the artistic processes in filmmaking.

As a producer, Karimi’s latest project is a feature thriller titled Dogborn, which she produces together with Momento Film, and entered with in the talent program STHLM Debut.

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Earlier this year, SVT Drama announced a new initiative for professional screenwriters aimed at promoting Swedish original stories in the feature film format. The interest the project has garnered has been great – 380 projects were submitted during the first half of the year, and another 153 in the autumn.

In the final round of the autumn selection, SVT Drama ended up choosing five projects. These are by the screenwriters Farima Karimi, Robin Ehlde, Maria Karlsson, Sara Nameth and Gabriela Pichler. In the spring round, six projects were selected: Sara Andersson Marmnäs, Jonatan Etzler, Marioan Hosseini and Goran Kapetanović, Cilla Jackert, Ronnie Sandahl and Sophie Vucović.

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Farima Karimi joins Salomonsson Agency

Farima Karimi is a Swedish-Iranian screenwriter and producer based in Stockholm.

Karimi holds a master’s degree in film production from the renowned Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, and has during her career as a producer worked with documentaries as well as fiction. While working as a producer, Karimi pursued her passion for screenwriting. In 2019, she graduated from the esteemed Alma Löv Script Academy and is currently working on several projects for both film and TV, including a drama series for Yellow Bird and her own feature film.

Karimi was selected for the 2020 networking forum Nordic Film Lab, an exclusive program for up and coming Scandinavian filmmakers, focusing on the artistic processes in filmmaking.

As a producer, Karimi’s latest project is a feature thriller titled Dogborn, which she produces together with Momento Film, and entered with in the talent program STHLM Debut.