Zachary is a documentary film producer, director, and cinematographer. His recent project, THE RIDE OF THEIR LIVES (directed by Steve James) is featured in Amazon Studio's new documentary series, THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS. It premiered at Sundance in 2016.

He has produced and directed projects for The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Facebook, Apple, Google, and for the Harvard Film Study Center. He has also shot for HBO, PBS, MTV, and numerous independent films. During his tenure as the Director of Video for the George Lucas Educational Foundation, he cinematically rebranded the short documentary films at the center of the foundation's website, His award-winning documentaries about the most successful and innovative schools in America continue to reach an audience of over 500,000 people every month.

Zachary has an MA in cultural anthropology from the University of Colorado in Boulder and an MFA in film production from California Institute of the Arts.