Music composer and producer Hisham Kharma has finished the soundtrack of the new horror movie "DAY 13", which is set to be released on Eid al-Fitr, marking the first 3d Arab film to be made, in addition to that, Kharma used the Dolby Atmos technology in making the soundtrack, which will create a surround sound at cinema halls.
Commenting on his work on DAY 13, Hisham Kharma said “I used string instruments, especially violin and cello, in addition to piano with sound effects, so the music can keep up with the film, and add value to the tension needed in every scene. Music has an important role in horror films, it strengthens the scenes and makes the audience pay more attention, so I enjoyed the challenges in DAY 13.”
He added “I enjoyed working with the producer Wael Abdullah, who is a brave producer and director in his directorial debut, making a 3d film, that’s why I got interested in joining the film, and I hope it will be a theatrical hit.”
Written and Directed Wael Abdullah, by DAY 13 stars Ahmed Dawood, Dina El Sherbiny, Sherif Mounir, Ahmad Zaher, Jumana Murad, Mahmoud Abdel Moghny, Arwa Gouda, Nesreen Amin, Mohamed Tharwat, Farah (Fidra), Mohamed Al Kilani, Majdi Kamel, Nihal Anbar, Noha Abdin and Jihane Khalil. The film is produced by Oscar Production & Distribution.
Recently, Kharma has released his new song ‘Mosafer Anta’ on all music platforms, which is his first collaboration with singer Lena Chamamyan, and marks him the first Egyptian musician to use the Dolby Atmos technology.
About Hisham Kharma:
Hisham Kharma is a Music Composer & Producer, Creative Director & Social Entrepreneur. Born and raised in Cairo, Egypt and having lived in Miami, Hamburg, and Dubai; Kharma has been influenced by multi-cultural experiences that shaped his mind & is reflected in his music.
In 2016, Kharma kickstarted his live music concerts. Described by many as a World class show with an immersive soulful music experience; Kharma with his Orchestra has performed in major mega events & launches, and in major landmarks like the Pyramids, Cairo Citadel, & London Mansion House. Kharma Has released multiple top charting albums and singles; his first official release was "First Voyage" with Virgin Megastore and Hybrid records. His second album was with Sony Music in the "Arabesque" series along with Grammy-award winner Yanni and Can Atilla.
In 2019 Kharma started his film & series scoring career starting with “Al Nehaya Series” & the famous “Suits Arabia” series. In 2022, Kharma was chosen to compose the official music theme for COP27, the main theme for Cairo Drama Festival 1st Edition, and produce the World Fencing Championship official song.
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