Zak Tatham – Close Encounter (Canada 2008, 06:36 mins)



Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see it here.

Zak Tatham (born 1984 in Toronto, Ontario) started making videos in high school on borrowed video cameras and editing through a VHS, then he upgraded to editing on his friends computers. He attended OCAD (The Ontario College of Art and Design) to earn a BFA in Integrated Media. While there he studied video/film and hand processing 16mm film while also forming the production company Family Contact (which includes Aaron Manczyk and Efehan Elbi. In the years beyond he has become an animator/cinematographer focusing on digital special effects and compositing in important comedies, sci-fi’s and other strong genre’s. Along with staying athletic Zak has created over 60 short films and videos, including the Living With Friends (.com) webseries with Family Contact and the easy rider road-trip Spacebreakers. He also goes by Zachariah.