ZS discovered his love of film and photography while growing up in the mountains of Northern California. ZS started filming Behind the Scenes content for major record labels & brands which soon led to him directing both commercials and music videos. for top brands and record companies, including, Southwest Airlines, National Geographic, Honda, Volkswagen, Nissan, Nordstrom, American Eagle, Monster Energy, Time Inc, CNN, Time Warner Cable, Nickelodeon, Disney, EA Sports, Sony music, Warner Music and Capitol Records
ZS’ style blends the mediums of documentary and commercial advertising through the use of cinematic imagery and authentic characters.
ZS developed a passion for documentary filmmaking while working on an educational video for Doctors Without Borders about Afghan land mine victims. As a Documentarian and Photographer, ZS captures the beautiful diversity of the world’s people, cultures, politics, animals and landscapes. He has traveled to the top of the word to document Tibetans trying to preserve their culture, he has embedded in a rural Mississippi Police department and traveled with NASA to the North Pole to measure the depths of the melting Ice caps. ZS also teamed up with Pharrell Williams to create, direct and produce the award winning YouTube documentary series Voice of Art.