Yahusha the Messiah, has brought our company through many challenges, trials, and highs to get the present state. Our history is rich in the love for Truth. It's makes us feel like children again to tell stories that we pray will break yokes, and spark transformation from YAHUAH's spirit. Since our beginning, the vision has become clearer and clearer. That vision is to bring the Truth to you in an entertaining format. Whether its your cell phone or a movie theater.
- March 10, 2008
Zayan Studios founder Dennis Delemar was a football player at Charleston Southern University. As his senior year approached, the love for football vanished, and Dennis went searching for answers. Two of his friends felt the same void, there was something more to life. "Father, if this is you calling me away from football, then I need to hear from you verbally" Dennis prayed. Within the hour, YAHUAH answered His pray, sending His Word, through a lady he never meet. He said "I have something great for you to do", and "now is the time". With that, Dennis, Daniel, and Eli charted the unknown in faith.
- June 1, 2008
CSU Theater Class
After not unknowing what was next, Dennis went to see a stage play, Diary of Anne Frank on the CSU campus. The play captivated his creativity, sparking him to take summer directing and acting class. During the class, Dennis's directing and acting gifts surfaced. That fall, Dennis played the Prince in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Dennis graduated December 8, 2008, after being accepted to New York Film Academy, but never attended.
- December 4, 2011
On The Way Pictures
It would be about three years before the Zayan Studio's founder would shoot his first him entitled Undeserving Grace. One day while working at Walgreens, Dennis decided to believe that making a film was possible, and he could do it with the help of Yahusha. Prior to that time, Dennis had not even been on a movie set. Searching for a Cinematographer, Dennis called Tom Priestley Jr., known for Barbershop 1 & 2, and Above The Rim. After lunch, Tom agree to shot the film, and On The Way Pictures was born.
- January 6, 2014
After moving to Tulsa Oklahoma, Dennis met log long time Cinematographer Greg Watts. They collaborated on their first short film project which was entitled The Counterintelligent. This was On The Way Pictures second film.
- March 30, 2017
Jericho's Rose, Dennis's third film gardened over 4,800 views on YouTube. The film tackled homelessness, and was instrumental in him learning more and more about his voice in filmmaking.
- May 8, 2019
Zayan Studios Launches
In October of 2017, Dennis moved to California to follow the call and expand in the film business. After much prayer, the On The Way Pictures name had to be retired. Something fresh was needed to pioneer the future. Therefore, Zayan Studios became the new name of the company. Zayan, the 7th Hebrew (Abry) letter means weapon, sword and completion.
- August 17, 2019
The Awakening, a seven part mini-series documenting the rise of the "Awakening" to the Truth and spiritual identity premieres. Its Zayan Studios first film in a theatrical setting, marking the beginning of something special. The Awakening is the first production under the Zayan Studios banner, and garnered over 42,000 views on Youtube.
- March 14, 2020
Beautiful Lust releases, and its a visual testimony of how the Aluah of Abraham, Yashaq, and Yashra'al delivered Dennis from the house of bondage, the house of slavery. That is, sin and death. The visual testimony was a build up of personal battles Dennis had faced and was a lifetime milestone moment of freedom in the Messiah.
- May 31, 2020
Land of Wonder
Land of Wonder followed in the footsteps of Beautiful Lust being it was a visual testimony. The testimony was give to Danielle Sells, Dennis's wife, after a self will battle and overcoming in Yahusha The Messiah. The testimony goes on to be feature on Fox Soul Screening Room and was streamed on Tubi.
- June 12, 2021
Greenwood Film Festival
2021 was the 100th year centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre. It was a perfect time to launch a platform that showcased up-and-coming filmmakers while screening thought-provoking films. Since its launch, GFF has screened over 30 films from around the globe, highlighting the best of the next generation of filmmakers.
- May 31, 2021
Black Wall Street: An American Nightmare
Black Wall Street: an American Nightmare premiered during the pandemic in Raleigh, North Carolina. The film later went on to screen in Tulsa, and Atlanta. The film was Zayan Studios first multi-city theatrical release, setting the tone for future releases.
- July 1, 2021
Wokepics, a streaming service for woke movies and shows launches, and becomes one of the arms for Zayan Studios distribution. The platform currently has close to 2 dozen titles and growing periodically.
- December 4, 2021
Zayan Studios expands into children's content with Set-Apart Ones. Set-Apart Ones is a league of children, gifted with superpowers from the Hebrew (Abry) language, whose villains are everyday struggles, people, and supernatural forces. Set-Apart Ones is also a staggered series, the episodes will drop randomly, and not in the typical fashion.
- July 26, 2022
Zayan Studios first short animation, Archie the Pig releases further more adding to the portfolio and direction of the studio into children content.
- September 16, 2022
The future of Zayan Studios is growing brighter and brighter as we seek to add more titles. Zayan Studios is looking forward too, with the help of YAHUAH, being a light in an industry of darkness. If you would like to learn more or possible join the team. Visit the contact page today.