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

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My latest feature film, The Suicide of James Rider, is playing film festival in 2019.

Check out my film, Read Me, available on DVD and through Amazon.

My 2009 feature documentary, Average Community, premiered at New York City’s CMJ Film Festival and won the Audience Award. The film went on to win awards in both Orlando and Philadelphia. You can check it out on Amazon streaming by clicking here.

Have a look around and enjoy 🙂


Philadelphia Independent Film Festival ~ Best Music Documentary
CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival ~ Audience Award
Love Your Shorts Film Festival ~ Best Screenplay & Best Director
Southeast Regional Film Festival ~ Runner Up, Best Drama
Enzian Film Slam ~ 4 time, 1st Place Winner
Melbourne Independent Filmmaker’s Festival ~ Best Short Documentary & 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, Florida Short & Short Screenplay

Official Selection:
Barebones Film Festival
New York City International Film Festival
Southeast Regional Film Festival
Silver Springs International Film Festival
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Central Florida Film Festival
F4 Film Festival, Seattle, WA
Orlando 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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