Jeremy Zag

Jeremy Zag (born 24 March 1985) is a French entrepreneur, producer, director and music composer, for films, television series, and digital entertainment. Zag is the founder and CEO of The ZAG Company, a 'Tales, Tech and Toy' Company specializing in children's and family entertainment franchises. Its multiple divisions include production companies and animation studios – located in Europe, the United States and Asia – that develop TV series, movies, and games. He is also creator of the ZAG HEROEZ universe, a new gender of superheroes, a mix between Japanese and American Culture. Few of the ZAG HEROEZ include Miraculous Ladybug, Zak Storm, Ghostforce, Power Players... In collaboration with Networks such as Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Netflix...[1][2] Other divisions include the ZAG LAB (audio-visual products/experiences), ZAG RECORDS (music recording, creation, and publishing), ZAG Parks and Resorts, and the ZAG Charitable Foundation. Zag is also the President of the International Karate-Do Shotokan-Ryu Kase Ha World Federation (I.K.S.K.H.), in the Los Angeles and California region and teaches Karate to students worldwide.[3]

Jeremy Zag
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Born (1985-03-24) March 24, 1985 (age 35)
NationalityFrench

CareerEdit

In 2009, Zag co-founded Zagtoon,[4] producing animated family series at ZAG’s headquarters in Paris including international hit, Miraculous Ladybug,[5] which broadcast across Disney Channel EMEA and Netflix. Zag proceeded to expand his ZAG Animation Studios to Los Angeles, CA in 2014, focusing scripted development and pre-production efforts in the United States. With a new mission to develop, produce, and distribute global, feature film and tv family entertainment, including one 3D animated film, and one CGI-live action hybrid film per year, starting in 2017-Jeremy ZAG partnered with co-producers Haim Saban, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan. Jeremy ZAG won the Breakout Studio of the Year Award, at Animation Magazine's Animation World Summit.[6][7]

Since then, Zag has expanded to partnerships with companies such as Disney Channel,[8][9][10] TF1,[8] Toei Animation, Nickelodeon,[11][12] Lagardere,[13] Method Animation,[14] Bandai,[9] eOne,[15] Saban Brands,[16][17] and Man of Action Studios,[18]

As ProducerEdit

TV seriesEdit

FilmEdit

  • Melody (feature film, coming 2020)[27][28]
  • Ladybug and Cat Noir Awakening Movie (In production)

As DirectorEdit

TV SeriesEdit

  • Miraculous Chibi (2018) (7, 2-minute episodes)

FilmEdit

  • Melody[29]
  • Untitled Miraculous Ladybug Movie (In production)

As ComposerEdit

Zag has also composed the music for many of his TV series including: Kobushi, Miraculous Ladybug, Zak Storm, Ghostforce and Miraculous Chibi. He is also composing the music of the movie Miraculous Ladybug, the musical.

  • The wall between us - Miraculous Ladybug (2019)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Jeremy Zag". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Haim Saban Launches Animation Studio With Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan".
  3. ^ "International Karaté-Do Shotokan Kase Ha World Federation - Organisation". shotokankaseha.com.
  4. ^ fr:Zagtoon
  5. ^ Lang, Brent (29 October 2014). "Haim Saban Sets Animated Film Production Venture with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan".
  6. ^ arin.mikailian@latimes.com, By Arin Mikailian (2014-06-24). "Zagtoon animation studio announces move to Glendale". latimes.com.
  7. ^ "THE WORLD ANIMATION AND VFX SUMMIT". Eventbrite.
  8. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-04-21. Retrieved 2014-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ a b "Bandai Plans 'Ladybug' Toys". 4 February 2014.
  10. ^ "PGS Secures New Deals for Zagtoon & Method Animation's 'LadyBug'".
  11. ^ "VIDEO: Toei Animation and French Company ZAGToon Collaborate on "Lady Bug"".
  12. ^ "Zagtoon, Toei's Ladybug Animated Trailer Streamed".
  13. ^ "Lagardère - Press releases". www.lagardere.com.
  14. ^ "ZagToon Launches 3D Film Division". www.animationmagazine.net. 2012-01-31.
  15. ^ a b "eOne's 'Zak Storm' Gets Greenlight". www.animationmagazine.net. 2014-10-09.
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2017-01-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ Inc., Netflix. "Netflix And Saban Brands Announce "Popples", A New Original Series For Kids". www.prnewswire.com.
  18. ^ "Zag launches US studio, names executives".
  19. ^ "Zagtoon and Gulli Move Ahead with Rosie - Animation Magazine". www.animationmagazine.net. 2010-02-25.
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ "A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures - STUDIOCANAL". www.studiocanal.co.uk.
  22. ^ "Sammy's Adventure Coming to TV".
  23. ^ "Zag Studios Sets Up Shop In L.A. To Produce Animated Features". 30 October 2014.
  24. ^ "Nickelodeon to Run Zag, Toei's Miraculous Ladybug in U.S."
  25. ^ "Zak Storm brewing at MIPCOM – Page 341141 – TBI Vision". tbivision.com. 2014-10-09.
  26. ^ "TF1 & Zagtoon Team Up for 'Ghost Force'". www.animationmagazine.net. 2016-06-16.
  27. ^ "Chris Columbus and Haim Saban Launch ZAG Animation Studios". 29 October 2014.
  28. ^ List of animated feature films of the 2010s
  29. ^ "Jeremy Zag - News". IMDb.

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