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Zal Batmanglij


Zal Batmanglij is a writer and director, known for The OA (2016), The East (2013) and Sound of My Voice (2011). See full bio »

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Known For

The OA
The OA Writer
(2016)
The East
The East Writer
(2013)
Sound of My Voice
(2011)

Filmography

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  The OA (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2016)
- Invisible Self (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Empire of Light (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Paradise (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Forking Paths (2016) ... (creator)
- Away (2016) ... (creator)
 2013 The East (written by)
 2011 Sound of My Voice (written by)
 2007 The Recordist (Short) (written by)
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 2016 The OA (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Invisible Self (2016)
- Empire of Light (2016)
- Paradise (2016)
- Forking Paths (2016)
- Away (2016)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2013 The East
 2007 The Recordist (Short)
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 2016 The OA (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Invisible Self (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Empire of Light (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Paradise (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Forking Paths (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Away (2016) ... (executive producer)
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 2017 You & Me (special thanks) (completed)
 2014 Laggies (special thanks)
 2011 Futurestates (TV Series) (thanks - 1 episode)
- Beholder (2011) ... (thanks)
 2011 Another Earth (special thanks)
 2005 Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2013 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #8.30 (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Up Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 30 May 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Reel Junkie (TV Series)
Himself
- The East (2013) ... Himself
 2013 The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee
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Personal Quote:

Our parents emphasized collaboration in their own lives. That and DIY. So both those things sort of seeped into us organically. See more »

Trivia:

In the summer of 2009, when Batmanglij and friend and co-writer/actress Brit Marling were penniless and lacking any prospects, they hopped trains and hung out with "anarchists", personal experiences which are included in their film The East (2013). See more »

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