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In 2003 Zack joined the production team at NDF International, one of the UK’s most successful independent production & financing companies with sixteen Oscar nominations to its credit, working across a wide range of NDF’s development projects including Franco Zeffirelli’s ‘The Florentines’. In 2006 He was Associate Producer (and Music Supervisor) on ill-fated UK-SP-JP coproduction ‘Guantanamero’. (dir. Vicente Penarrocha, c. Derek Jacobi and Natalia Verbeke).

In 2012 together with Ado Yoshizaki and Ben Friedman, Zack formed Native State. Recent productions include British action thriller Last Passenger (d. Omid Nooshin), was released in 35 territories in 2014; City of Tiny Lights (d. Pete Travis) starring Riz Ahmed which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and London Film Festival in 2016 and is released in the UK in April 2017.

in 2017 Zack was a production consultant on ‘Showdogs’ a family film for Open Road, and is in late stages on a political thriller set in Iran and a sci-fi movie (both with Milkwood films), and a Las Vegas-set heist movie with Film 4.

He is also consultant Head of Production at Milkwood Films (

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