Karim Bartoletti is a multi-award-winning producer with great international experience. Born in Switzerland, Karim grew up in Iran, Italy, and the USA, and has gotten married in Chicago, Campinas (Brazil) and Washington DC to the same woman.
Karim is a graduate in Radio/TV/Film at Northwestern University in Chicago, city in which he started his career in advertising. DDB/Chicago was his first stop after graduation hired by Grant Hill, EVP and Head of Production at the Agency, to work in the Anheuser-Busch Team. In less than three years, Karim went from Associate Producer to Senior Producer at DDB, participating actively in several award winning and Super Bowl campaigns for Budweiser/Bud Light in addition to McDonald’s, Energizer and Mobil Oil.
In 2015, Karim became Partner/Executive Producer and MD of Advertising at Indiana Production, a multi-media, multi-platform, Film, TV and Advertising production company with offices in Milan and Rome.
Indiana has become one of the important players in the country not only through its commercial and diverse Brand content work, but also as a company that produces 5 feature films and 2 TV series a year. In fact, Indiana produces entertaining and engaging content of any size and any format and any type and for any screen people see content on. Working in a company that can be multi-platform and multi-format and multi-fruition has been a major goal in Karim’s producing career.
Karim has won every award in the industry – Cannes (9 lions of which 2 gold), Eurobest, London International, NY Festivals, Epica, D&AD, Cresta, Clio (6 clios of which 1 Grand Clio).