Zig Zag Productions United Kingdom

Zig Zag Productions is one of the UK’s foremost independent television production companies formed in 1999 by Danny Fenton and Kevin Utton.

With offices in London and New York, Zig Zag has produced over 600 hours of non scripted programming and has grown to become an internationally recognised, respected and award winning television producer both in the UK, USA and internationally. Zig Zag has produced programming for broadcasters including BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Five, TLC, MTV, Fox, National Geographic, Discovery, OWN, Logo and Syfy. The company has also won numerous awards including the Rose D’or for Best Format.

Zig Zag was rated 10th top sports producer, 7th top factual producer and 9th in the top specialist factual producers in the most recent Broadcast Indie Survey and is consistently listed in the Realscreen Global 100 Top Independent Production Companies.

Leila Monks
Leila Monks
VP: Commercial and Current Production 
Commercial and creative factual/non scripted television executive. Proven skills in raising money for production through original commissions, coproductions, pre-sales and distribution. Specialty territories: UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Middle East and Scandinavia. Emerging Executive Producer with credits across a range of genres/broadcasters. Highly respected within field and excellent profile internationally. Currently Vice-President: Commercial and Current Production at one of largest independent production companies, Zig Zag Productions. Closed deals well in excess of £4.5 million and responsible for 14 hours going into production within last 18 months. Previous role was Director of factual distributor TVF International and credited with growing the company turnover by average of 40% year on year. Judge at Realscreen's "Factual Entertainment Awards" in Los Angeles, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Panelist at the Televisual Intelligent Factual Festival 2011: "How to Win the Coproduction Game". Presented for PACT on topics including "Coproduction" and "Emerging Markets".