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Zak is a writer and director from London whose work has screened at over seventy film festivals, won numerous international awards and been commissioned by Netflix.

His first short film DELETING EMILY won Filmmakers' Choice and Audience Award at Washington DC Shorts 2012 and has been in distribution with ShortsTV for over 10 years. CONTRACTOR 014352 (written by Zak and starring Johnny Flynn) won Best European Short at Brest Film Festival in 2017, Grand Jury Prize at Kinematic Shorts and Best Screenplay at the Lift-off Global Awards 2018. It was broadcast on French TV by Canal+ in 2018 and 2019. Zak's short film THE ELEVATOR PITCH opened the London Short Film Festival 2014 and received a Vimeo Staff Pick.

Zak also works as an Editor for TV and Film, with credits including Netflix's F1: DRIVE TO SURVIVE, and Pulse Films’ docuseries ‘ANATOMY OF A CHAMPION’.

Zak recently co-wrote Netflix original I USED TO BE FAMOUS, a music-infused feature film that reached Number 4 in the global charts in its opening week.

Zak is co-writer of Netflix Original

I USED TO BE FAMOUS

E:  zakklein@gmail.com    T: +44 7915 534 997

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