Documentary Filmmaker

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Filmmaker Award Winner | National Geographic | Discovery | History | Science | Expeditions | The Explorers Club Fellow

About Jeremy Là Zelle


Filmmaking Focusing on Science & Social Enterprises

Jeremy Là Zelle has won numerous international film festival awards for his documentary work.  He continually travels around the world filming and documenting exciting projects for TV Networks, Nations, NGOs, Charities, and Businesses who make a positive social impact on their communities.  Jeremy has written, directed, & produced for National Geographic Channel, History Channel, Animal Planet, incredible nations such as the Kingdom of Bhutan, Kingdom of Eswatini, Ethiopia, Peru, and many more.


Global Experience

Jeremy is a Fellow Member of The Explorers Club and a seasoned Producer of educational programming themed upon the sciences and adventure exploration.  With fourteen years of professional experience, Jeremy has produced million dollar TV shows for National Geographic, Discovery Channel and History Chanel, but the majority of his work is with NGOs, environmental organizations, and charities around the world.  Jeremy provides script-to-screen solutions with a powerful top-of-the-line professional look and sound.  Whether shooting on location or in the studio, Jeremy will create the exact feel that conveys your message. 


New Projects

Interested in collaborating?  Send Jeremy a message and start discussing new and exciting projects.

The Best of Filmmaking

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins


In 2018, Jeremy Là Zelle embarked on a four month expedition to document the environment and people of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.  Stay-tuned for a feature-length documentary and various media exhibited through the Sierra Club, Bernie Sanders, and more.

Ethiopian History

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins


Teaming up with UCLA and the Institute for Field Research, Jeremy filmed an exciting and informative documentary in remote northern Ethiopia featuring experts and locals illustrating their rich history and the cradle of civilization.


The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure


Jeremy's passion is collaborating with top scientific organizations around the globe (including the World Land Trust, Institute for Field Research, UCLA, the Paradigm Foundation...) to produce important media content that promotes science, technology, engineering, and math.  

TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure

TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure

TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure


Taking an initial concept to a fully-realized media product is challenging.  Jeremy professionally navigates these waters and will make your dream a reality.

Charities // NGOs

TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure

Charities // NGOs


Thrilled to partner with the Center for Neurodiversity in Denver, Colorado.  The CFN is a newly formed, top-tier, cutting-edge organization created to advance the understanding of how to best educate and support neurodiverse individuals. 


TV Pilots, TV Series, Adventure

Charities // NGOs


Jeremy has filmed wild cheetahs in South Africa for National Geographic Channel, endangered Lions and Rhinos in the Kingdom of Eswatini (in coordination with Big Game Parks), Polar Bears and Wolves in the Arctic, Lemurs in Madagascar, threatened bears in Ecuador, and much more thrilling wildlife.

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

It's always best to experience what you're fighting for.  When two adventurers embark on a dangerous four-month expedition documenting the world’s longest land mammal migration through the Arctic Refuge of Alaska, they soon discover an incredible ecosystem protected by the Gwich’in Nation for more than 25,000 years, yet held on the precipice of collapse by resource development corporations. 

Protecting The Heart of Mexico

Produced by the World Land Trust to honor 30 years of steadfast environmental conservation across the planet, "Protecting The Heart of Mexico" reveals the resilient leaders on the forefront of Mexico's conservation movement and why it's so important to continue protecting our planet's incredible yet highly fragile flora and fauna.

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins [Sierra Club 60 Sec Spot]

Protecting America's last truly wild wilderness and homeland of the incredible Gwich'in Nation.


What can I, as an individual, do? Sir David Attenborough discusses why he supports World Land Trust and how you can take action to protect the natural wonders of the world.

Citizen of the world

Pole-to-Pole Aviation Expedition with Pilot Robert DeLaurentis

Kingdom of Bhutan's "Tour of the Dragon"

The Himalayas are home to the world's toughest one-day cycling race!

Executive Producer, Writer, Editor:  Jeremy Là Zelle

Community Archaeology in Ethiopia

Collaborating with the Institute for Field Research, UCLA, and the government of Ethiopia to promote land conservation and learn more about their incredibly rich history through archaeology.

Written, Produced, Shot & Edited by:  Kristin Gates & Jeremy Là Zelle

Narrated by:  Jeremy Là Zelle

2017 Paradigm Challenge Winners

Winners from The 2017 Paradigm Challenge share the impressive solutions they came up with by using kindness, creativity and collaboration.

Executive Prodcucer & Editor: Jeremy Là Zelle

Underwater Africa in Tofo, Mozambique

Underwater Africa is designed by manta ray biologist and National Geographic Emerging
Explorer Dr. Andrea Marshall (also known as Queen of the Mantas) and whale shark conservation biologist Dr. Simon Pierce, both Founders of the Marine Megafauna Foundation.  Underwater Africa is a  volunteer program involving citizen scientists in world-class scientific research and marine conservation work being conducted in the vibrant waters of southern Mozambique. 

Written, Produced, Filmed by Jeremy Là Zelle


As seen on National Geographic

The Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) - Official Tourism Video

Culture and heritage are deeply engrained in all aspects of Swazi life, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. As well as the rich culture, the overwhelming friendliness of the people makes all visitors feel truly welcome and very safe. Add to that a stunning landscapes of mountains and valleys, forests and plains; plus wildlife reserves across the country that are home to The Big Five, and you have all that’s best about Africa in one small but perfectly formed and welcoming country.


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Tell me a little bit about your project. I'll get back to you as soon as I can with some ideas of how I can make your story shine.

Jeremy Là Zelle


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