Ramin Djawadi (born 1974) is a Grammy-nominated German composer of music for film and television. He is of German and Iranian decent. A protege of Hans Zimmer, he produced individual pieces of music for The Time Machine, Basic, The Recruit and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He collaborated with Zimmer on the music for Thunderbirds, Something's Gotta Give and Batman Begins.
Striking out on his own, Djawadi has produced the theme music for the movies Blade: Trinity, The Unborn, Mr. Brooks, Deception, Ask the Dust, Open Season and Open Season 2. His highest-profile work in film has been providing the theme music for Iron Man and Clash of the Titans. In television he has provided the main title music for FlashForward and Prison Break and has also worked on Threshold and Blade: The Series. He has also worked in computer gaming, providing the soundtrack for the 2010 reboot of the Medal of Honor series.