Zackary Adler interned and worked in production from the age of fifteen. Adler graduated from Bard college then moved to NYC directing music videos. While working at Akiva Goldsman's Warner Bros. based production company Weed Road Pictures, he wrote and directed his first short film 'The Cookie Story'. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival won Best Comedic Short Award at Film Fest New Haven was picked up for distribution and shown on HBO among many other major national and international programs. Adler then wrote and directed his short film 'Something In Between', starring Keram Malicki-Sanchez, April Grace and Brittany Murphy which screened in competition as an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. His first feature film 'I'm Reed Fish' starring Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel, Schuyler Fisk and a extraordinary ensemble cast was picked up by ContentFilm International during its opening night at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. It was released in the US by Red Envelope and Screen Media theatrically in 2007. His second feature film 'Familiar Strangers' a bright and funny film about life and family starring Shawn Hatosy, DJ Qualls, Nikki Reed and a great ensemble cast shot on location in Virginia is being distributed by Phase 4 Films and can be seen on Showtime, Netflix, Itunes and other main stream distribution outlets. Adler is managed by Accelerate and represented by Creative Artists Agency.