WHAT IS CONTACT LIGHT?

The company name references the first words uttered on the surface of the Moon. The words themselves are commonplace—confirmation that an indicator light had illuminated. But, their significance—that two human beings now stood on the surface of another planetary body is extraordinary. “Contact Light” embodies the spirit of this effort—the culmination of unwavering effort, passion and determination—a milestone on the continuum of progress.

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Zachary Weil // Producer/Director

Zack is the owner and founder of Contact Light Films. His resume includes hundreds of short-form and commercial videos highlighting the philanthropic efforts of Fortune 500 companies like Wells Fargo and Target, to Telly Award winning campaigns for nationally recognized non-profits like the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  His 2016 short documentary, When We Were Apollo, received an early invitation to the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs where it premiered in March 2017.  His other 2016 documentary, Old Men Singing, was produced in collaboration with author, Mickey Rapkin, whose book Pitch Perfect inspired the franchise. The film premiered at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival in March 2017, and is currently on the festival circuit.  In 2015, Zack edited and co-produced the feature-length documentary Travis: The True Story of Travis Walton.  The film has won over 24 awards and official selections to date including: Best Documentary (Philip K. Dick Film Festival & Orlando Film Festival), People’s Choice (International UFO Conference), Best Personal Story (Chain NYC Film Festival), Gold Award Winner (Spotlight Documentary Film Awards), and Finalist (Back in the Box Film Competition.  For Zack’s full filmography, please see: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2093215/.