Zackary Canepari

Photographer and Filmmaker

Zackary Canepari (b.1979, USA) is an independent photographer and filmmaker. Zack’s career began in India/Pakistan in 2007, working as a photojournalist for a handful of editorial clients and non-profits and becoming a member of Panos Pictures in London. In 2010, Zack teamed with filmmaker Drea Cooper and launched “California is a place”, a documentary film series about California which screened at a number of international festivals including Sundance and IDFA. Together their first feature documentary “T-Rex”, about Olympic boxer Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, premiered at SXSW in March 2015 and will be featured on PBS in 2016. The duo recently finished another short documentary film series titled “Robotica” for the New York Times, which is also screening at film festivals this summer. Currently, Zack is working in Flint, Michigan on an interactive web series called "Flint is a place".