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History...

At the age of 14 Zev began working in his first career: film production. He began in the Grip & Electric Department and moved to the Camera Department. Zev worked on a variety of film sets, from low budget independent feature and short films, to commercials for companies including AT&T, Chevrolet, Aeropostale, Aveeno, Neutrogena, Tylenol, and Bud Light. 

In 2012, Zev directed The Symbol of Peacea short documentary that was later featured at the Austin Film Festival and the Woodstock Film Festival. 

While in college at Bard College at Simon's Rock (2012-2014, A.A.) Zev was certified as a Lifeguard and then later as an Emergency Medical Technician in Massachusetts. After working in film production for eight years, Zev made the decision to pursue his second passion, one in emergency medicine. Zev went back to college to pursue a nursing license and is currently enrolled at The City College of New York where he is enrolled in pre-requisite classes for nursing school. 

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Now...

Zev is pursuing a B.A. in Psychology at The City College of New York. In addition to his college career and career advancement, Zev previously volunteered in Manhattan with the Central Park Medical Unit and currently volunteers in Queens with the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps. as a Crew Chief

Zev additionally has gained additional emergency training such as ice rescue training (from the NYPD) and as a certified American Heart Association (CPR and AED) Instructor. Zev is also a member of the NYC Medical Reserve Corps.

Awards/Press...

Zev has been recognized with a number of awards as well as press for his dedicated work in both the film and emergency medical service communities. 

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