Jane Rimer is founder of independent Media Consultancy, NYLON LIFE LLC, based in New York. Her consultancy focuses on the areas of strategic business planning, brand development in the television and multimedia platform space, and executive production and distribution with active clients in the US, Canada and the UK.
Prior to launching her consulting business Jane was Senior Vice President, Development and Programming at FremantleMedia North America – one of the leaders in television production and distribution and part of a large network of production companies worldwide. Jane was responsible for the development and acquisition of non-scripted television shows for the North American market as well as their multi-media brand extension and international distribution. She has worked the US and Canadian markets since moving to New York from London in 1996 when she opened a drama and non-fiction development and distribution office for Pearson Television International. Major credits include Canadian Idol 1, 2 & 3, ranked No. 1 most watched TV series ever in Canadian television history, World Idol, Oliver's Twist starring Jamie Oliver, Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street and The Nero Wolfe Mysteries for A&E all three series now sold in over 40 international markets each, Date Patrol for TLC (Discovery) based on the hit UK format Would Like To Meet, and the primetime Court TV hit criminal profiling franchise: Body of Evidence – from the Case Files of Dayle Hinman, for which she co-created and executive produced the Series premier Special.
Jane's career began in the UK in fashion brand marketing for Italian haute couture labels Mimina and Spazio. She moved into television in the early 1990s working in international distribution with Reiner Moritz Associates, The TV Sales Company and SelecTV International.