About

Hi there! My name is Fred Zara. I am a Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, Actor, Friend, Husband and Father.

My latest feature film, The Suicide of James Rider, will be released in early 2020 by BayView Entertainment.

Check out my film, Read Me, available on DVD and through Amazon and my feature documentary, Average Community, on Amazon streaming by clicking here.

Have a look around and enjoy 🙂

FESTIVALS & AWARDS:

Philadelphia Independent Film Festival ~ Best Music Documentary Feature
CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival ~ Audience Award
Love Your Shorts Film Festival ~ Best Director
Love Your Shorts Film Festival ~ Best Screenplay
Southeast Regional Film Festival ~ Runner Up, Best Drama
Enzian Film Slam ~ 4 time, 1st Place Winner
Melbourne Independent Filmmaker’s Festival ~ Best Short Documentary
Melbourne Independent Filmmaker’s Festival ~ Best Drama
Flagler Film Festival ~ Best-in-Florida
Florida REEL Film Festival ~ Best-in-Fest
Cinema Italiano Documentary Film Contest ~ 2nd Place Winner
Florida ART Film Festival ~ 1st Place Winner
Trenton Film Festival 
~ Honorable Mention – Audience Award
Saints & Sinners Film Festival ~ Best Cinematography
Queens World Film Festival 
~ Nominated, Best Feature Film
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival ~ Nominated, Best Short Screenplay
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival ~ Nominated, Best Florida Short

Official Selection:
Barebones Film Festival
New York City Independent Film Festival
Austin Revolution Film Festival
Southeast Regional Film Festival
Silver Springs International Film Festival
Social World Film Festival
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Silver Screen International Film Festival
Central Florida Film Festival

F4 Film Festival, Seattle, WA
Orlando Film Festival
Dumbo Film Festival

Brouhaha Film & Video Festival
Cinerama Film Festival
Vero Beach Wine & Film Festival
Mytle Beach Film Festival
Tamby Film Festival
Palm Beach International Film Festival
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