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... 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.
|Born||March 24, 1985|
In 2009, Zag co-founded Zagtoon, producing animated family series at ZAG’s headquarters in Paris including international hit, Miraculous Ladybug, 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.
Since then, Zag has expanded to partnerships with companies such as Disney Channel, TF1, Toei Animation, Nickelodeon, Lagardere, Method Animation, Bandai, eOne, Saban Brands, and Man of Action Studios,
- Rosie (2011) (180, 1-5 minute, co-produced with 2 minutes, broadcast by Gulli and AB in France)
- Kobushi (2011) (104, 12-minute episodes, co-produced by Gulli and AB production, broadcast by Gulli)
- Sammy & Co (2014) (107, 20-minute episodes, co-produced with Nexus Factory, StudioCanal and nWave Pictures, broadcast by M6)
- Popples (2015) (52, 20-minute episodes, co-produced with Saban Brands, American Greetings and Method Animation) for Gulli and Netflix
- Miraculous Ladybug (2015) (66, 20-minute episodes, co-produced with Toei Animation, Method Animation, and SamG, broadcast by TF1 & Disney Channel for international) with Norman J. Grossfeld
- Zak Storm (2017) (39, 20-minute episodes, co-produced with Man of Action, Method Animation, and SamG)
- Ghostforce (2018) (In production)
- Miraculous Chibi (2018) (7, 2-minute episodes)
- Power Players (2019)
- Miraculous Chibi (2018) (7, 2-minute episodes)
- Untitled Miraculous Ladybug Movie (In production)
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)
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- "Bandai Plans 'Ladybug' Toys". 4 February 2014.
- "PGS Secures New Deals for Zagtoon & Method Animation's 'LadyBug'".
- "VIDEO: Toei Animation and French Company ZAGToon Collaborate on "Lady Bug"".
- "Zagtoon, Toei's Ladybug Animated Trailer Streamed".
- "Lagardère - Press releases". www.lagardere.com.
- "ZagToon Launches 3D Film Division". www.animationmagazine.net. 2012-01-31.
- "eOne's 'Zak Storm' Gets Greenlight". www.animationmagazine.net. 2014-10-09.
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- Inc., Netflix. "Netflix And Saban Brands Announce "Popples", A New Original Series For Kids". www.prnewswire.com.
- "Zag launches US studio, names executives".
- "Zagtoon and Gulli Move Ahead with Rosie - Animation Magazine". www.animationmagazine.net. 2010-02-25.
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- "A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures - STUDIOCANAL". www.studiocanal.co.uk.
- "Sammy's Adventure Coming to TV".
- "Zag Studios Sets Up Shop In L.A. To Produce Animated Features". 30 October 2014.
- "Nickelodeon to Run Zag, Toei's Miraculous Ladybug in U.S."
- "Zak Storm brewing at MIPCOM – Page 341141 – TBI Vision". tbivision.com. 2014-10-09.
- "TF1 & Zagtoon Team Up for 'Ghost Force'". www.animationmagazine.net. 2016-06-16.
- "Chris Columbus and Haim Saban Launch ZAG Animation Studios". 29 October 2014.
- List of animated feature films of the 2010s
- "Jeremy Zag - News". IMDb.