Ramin Djawadi (born 1974 in Duisburg, Germany) is an Iranian-German composer of orchestral music for film and television. His father was an immigrant from Iran. Ramin Djawadi composes music for film and television. Djawadi has been numerously credited as a composer for additional music, orchestrator and as an assistant composer to Hans Zimmer. His work for films include Blade: Trinity, Ask the Dust, and Open Season. For television, Djawadi's work includes Threshold, Blade: The Series, and Prison Break, for which he received an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Main Title Theme Music" in 2006.