Zack Stratis is an award-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles where he is in development with television and film projects. His first feature film, COULD BE WORSE!, premiered to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000 and won the “Audience Award” at the Provincetown International Film Festival and The Film Advisory Board, Award of Excellence. His 1993 documentary film, MIDBURB, has been recognized with a CINE Eagle Award and Best Documentary at the Humboldt International Film Festival. Zack’s first short film, AND A SONG AND DANCE, won First Prize at the Festival De Belfort, France; Second Prize at the Marin County Film Festival; and Special Jury awards at the Humboldt and Ann Arbor Film Festivals. Stratis is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild of America – West, where he serves on several committees.