Zack Snyder is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter, best known for action/science fiction films. After making his feature film debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead, he gained wide recognition with the 2007 box office hit 300, adapted from writer-artist Frank Miller’s Dark Horse Comics miniseries of the same name, and later went on to direct the 2009 superhero film Watchmen, an adaptation of the comic book of the same name.
He is the co-founder of Cruel and Unusual Films, a production company he established in 2004, alongside his wife Deborah Snyder and producing partner Wesley Coller. His first family film was the 2010 animated family adventure film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, based on the first three books of the series by Kathryn Lasky.
Snyder produced, co-wrote, and directed Sucker Punch, which was released on March 25, 2011. The film, based on a script written by Snyder and Steve Shibuya, was about a young woman in a mental hospital who fantasizes of escape with her fellow inmates.
His most recent film is Man of Steel, directed by him and written by David S. Goyer. It opens Nationwide on June 27th 2013.
Zack will be appearing on Sunday the 23rd of June at Sydney Supanova. He will be conducting a Live Q&A panel at 11.50 on the FilmInk Features Seminar Stage.
There will also be a FREE signing session with Zack which is your chance to meet the man one-on-one!