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BIO: Zack (DGA, WGA) is an Emmy-nominated writer for his work on Saturday Night Live. Before that he directed for Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has directed, written, produced, and performed original comedy for NBC, ABC, Comedy Central, FOX, Netflix, MTV, TruTV, The New Yorker, UCB, and more. His videos have over half a billion views online. Birthed in Seattle, Zack studied Neuroscience at Brown University (nerd!) and was selected as a Rhodes Scholar Finalist (dweeb!). He’s taught workshops, classes, and given lectures on comedy at theaters and colleges in the U.S. and Europe. If you invite him to do an escape room, he’ll say, “Yes, please, thank you.”

Emmy-Nominated Writer @ Saturday Night Live
Segment Director @ Jimmy Kimmel Live
Executive Consultant @ Netflix’s The Good Cop
Writer @ Comedy Central’s Trip Tank
Creator-EP @ Garlic Jackson Comedy

Contributor @ The New Yorker
Contributor @ McSweeney’s
Contributor @ Splitsider
Contributor @ The American Bystander
Contributor @ Cavalier Literary Couture

House Team Writer-Performer @ UCB Theater
Stand Up @ Fox’s Laughs, MTV’s College Quickies, The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, The Improv, Gotham Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live, UCB, NerdMelt, etc.

Guest Lecturer @ Johns Hopkins U. / Saul Zaentz Fund
Finalist @ The Rhodes Scholarship
Neuroscience Honors, 4.0 GPA @ Brown University
Film Production, 4.0 GPA @ FAMU Prague Film Academy

Direct: BornsteinZack@gmail.com
Manager: AGilbert@3arts.com
TV Lit: LevyJ@unitedtalent.com
Stand Up & Personal Appearances: CriscuoloM@unitedtalent.com


COMMERCIALLY: Zack has directed and written branded content for AT&T, Samsung, Intel, Pepsi, Ford, GM, Mazda, Chevy, Jaguar, Claritin, Coors Light, Old Navy, Scott’s, Zoosk, Fruit of the Loom, Febreze, Yoplait, Just For Men, Quicken Loans, Marriott, HGTV, Subway, Diet Coke, Crown Royal, HP, Sharper Image, Smirnoff, Dyson, Whole Foods, Skype, Kohl’s, Starz, Aladdin on Broadway, Slim Jim, KFC, Butterfinger, Aflac, Southwest Airlines, IBM, Brisk, Aetna, Western Union, Scrubbing Bubbles, Shinola Detroit, Sanuk, Lifetime TV, Rite Aid, Schick, TruTV, Esurance, Samuel Adams, Angry Birds 2, Dr. Pepper, Bravo, VH1, Columbia Sportswear, Scion, Cigna, JetBlue, Dell, Lenovo, DiGiorno, Wendy’s, Lala Yogurt Smoothies, Game Show Network, JCPenny, Guinness, Google Nest Cam, King’s Hawaiian, Cheetos, New Orleans Tourism, Chobani, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Audible, The Environmental Defense Fund, Wix, Pedigree, Head & Shoulders, and more.