Who we are. Detroit based videography experts.
Zara Creative is a cinematic production company. We create digital films that showcase the art of storytelling through video. We specialize in weddings, events, commercials and website videos for corporations, small business’, and organizations. Our mission statement is to produce films that mean something. Whether we are capturing the big moments on your big day, or covering the day-to-day operations of your business, our goal is the same. We create films that give you the chills. Films that tell your story. Films that capture the moments that you’ll want to remember forever. Films that convey the right message to the right audience. We’re business partners, cousins, and friends that share a common interest – telling stories beautifully through the art of cinematic production. Meet the team.
Heather Zara – Entrepreneur. TV chick. Lover of Detroit.
You might recognize Heather from TV… Heather has been a TV reporter, anchor, and host since her days as a student at Michigan State University. Heather worked at WDIV-TV, Local 4, the NBC station in Detroit, for three years as the morning traffic reporter and was a regular sports and news reporter/anchor. She also worked for the Detroit Pistons as a feature reporter on pistons.com and for TV show, “The Pistons Weekly” on Fox Sports Detroit. Heather also hosted a daily sports show for her alma mater – “Michigan State All Access” on msuspartans.com. Heather started her TV career at WLAJ-TV in Lansing as a sports reporter and producer and interned at FOX 2 in their sports department. In 2006, Heather won an Emmy Award for her work on the college TV program, “MSU & U”.
Jason Zara – Entrepreneur. Film junkie. Technological guru.
Jason has been shooting and editing weddings in the Detroit area for the last 15 years. You could say, it’s in his blood. His father has owned his own production company for the last 30 years… which explains Jason’s affinity for telling a story just by looking through a lens. He has worked as a camera operator for ESPN, interned in the broadcasting department of Palace Sports & Entertainment, and has taught classes to aspiring cinematographers at Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts. He has also produced several music videos for local artists. Jason is a pro when it comes to creating high quality content. From directing short films to graphic design… he has an eye for all things creative. He even designed this website.