Speaker Jane Rimer

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Jane Rimer

Senior Vice President, Canada

Banijay Rights

Jane has over 20 years’ experience in the international media and entertainment space. Prior to her current role with Banijay Rights – largest independent global content creation and distribution entity - overseeing all sales and content partnership opportunities in Canada, she was Chief, International Strategy at Insight Productions. Based in New York and Park City she spearheaded the international growth of the company which joined the Boat Rocker family in 2018. Prior to Insight, Jane founded independent media consultancy, NYLON LIFE Media LLC, which she operated for over a 10-year span. Before launching her own shingle, Jane was Senior Vice President, Development and Programming at FremantleMedia North America. Jane has worked out of the US and Canadian markets since moving to New York from London in 1996 when she opened a creative development and distribution office for Pearson Television International. Jane’s career began in the UK international distribution sector at Reiner Moritz Associates followed by The TV Sales Company and SelecTV.

Speaking on: Business as unusual: the future of co-production and distribution

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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