I’ve always had an interest in design, both in appreciating and creating it.



Ever since he won his high school’s annual Film Fest with the 30-minute modern film noir 7823, Zach has been using his natural talent for storytelling to create compelling movies and video. He has a B.A. in Film & Video from Columbia College Chicago, where he focused on Directing & Screenwriting. After graduation, Zach moved to Los Angeles and interned at Apparatus Productions with director Marc Forster and producer Brad Simpson. Over the past decade, he has worked on over 20 films in and out of school, and most recently was Assistant Director on two independent features in the Philadelphia area, where he is currently based.

Examples of Work

Narrative: Quietus4:14

Documentary: Moving Creations, Inc. PromoAmerican Composer’s Form – Pauline Oliveros

Experimental: DreamsleepElement of Control

Screenwriting: Neuromancer (Excerpt) / Deep Water


I am sometimes an acoustic performer, playing a wide variety of music (Coldplay, Jack Johnson, Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, Joni Mitchell, etc.) with my guitar and smooth voice. I’ve played 2 hour sets, choosing from a knowledge of over 300 songs.