Zak Tatham is a Toronto based multimedia videomaker and a 1/3rd of the collaborative group Family Contact. He was born in Toronto, Ontario but spent most of his teen years living in the suburb of Richmond Hill, Ontario. He attended The Toronto Waldorf School and The Ontario College of Art and Design focusing primarily on film and video, and received a BFA in Integrated Media. His works include the shorts Drawn Close (2007) and Close Encounter (2008), the feature My Awesome Movie (2009), and the comedic-multi-dimensional web series Living with Friends. Many of his works have been produced in collaboration with long-term bras Efehan Elbi and Aaron Manczyk.