Zach is an active cinematographer, colourist, and teacher, who divides his time between the classroom and the field. Whether working alongside an Oscar winner or a curious student, he is always eager to discuss new technologies and their impact on visual storytelling. Zach’s work as a colourist and cinematographer has shown at TIFF and Cannes, and on networks including CBC, CTV, MuchMusic, MTV, TLN, TVO, VICE and YTV. At Ryerson, he helped RTA transition from SD to HD and now Ultra HD. Zach's academic interests include colours narrative and metatextual functions alongside innovations in pedagogy and andragogy that inspire life-long learners.
Zach holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Media Production, both from the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University. An ICA certified colourist, he completed Rockport College’s intensive cinematographers esidency.