ABOUT ZACHARY B. FRIEDMAN
Born and raised in Southern California, Zachary is a non-union production designer, local 44 union set dresser, producer and writer located in Los Angeles. He graduated from Cal State Northridge with a Bachelors in Screenwriting and was somehow able to parlay that education into an extensive and dynamic art department career.
His art department experience includes computer aided drafting and design, set dressing, leading, scenic work, hand drawing and graphic design, construction, driving up to 5 ton trucks, prop fabrication and much more.
During his education and career in film making, Zachary has received several awards and accolades, most notably being featured in Variety's 110th anniversary issue: 110 Students to Watch. Recently wrapped on MAC Cosmetics and 23 & Me commercials.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2019 - VMA Nomination for Best Art Direction - New York
2017 - Cinequest Short Screenplay QF - San Jose, CA
2013 & 2015 - Abraham L. Polonsky Critical Writing winner - Los Angeles