Zach Laws

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Los Angeles, CA
University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts School Of Filmmaking
Film History, Television History, The Academy Awards
  • Zach Laws has conducted interviews with thousands of celebrities and filmmakers throughout his years of journalistic experience.
  • He can tell you not only everyone who has won an Oscar but also everyone who has ever been nominated.
  • His short film, "Calzone's Pizza," was a first runner-up at the 2021 Russo Brothers' Italian American Film Forum.


Zach Laws' career in entertainment journalism began in 2012, when he went to work as an Associate Editor for Gold Derby. For a decade, he covered the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, and other entertainment awards, calling upon his extensive knowledge of film and awards history to make predictions about today's contenders. During that time he interviewed numerous filmmakers and celebrities, and from 2020 to 2021 he also worked as Gold Derby's social media manager.


Zach Laws has a bachelor's degree in filmmaking from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking.
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