Tim Mutimer is Chief Executive Officer at Banijay Rights is the international distribution division of Banijay Group, a leading creator and producer of TV content worldwide. Banijay Rights has offices in London, Paris and Copenhagen and represents a catalogue of over 20,000 hours of high quality content across all genres including drama, factual and entertainment.
Banijay Rights award-winning scripted programming includes: Versailles the epic drama following the life of Louis XIV as he takes sole command of his kingdom. Being Human the supernatural hit for BBC Three and Syfy US; Wallander the BAFTA award-winning drama series for BBC One starring Kenneth Branagh; Braquo the top-rating French drama; ground-breaking political suspense thriller Occupied; The Returned an International Emmy Award winner sold in over 110 territories; and The Pinkertons brand new US procedural drama.
Finished programming and format highlights include: global smash hits Wife Swap; The Best Singers and Fort Boyard the legendary adventure game show which has celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Mutimer joined Banijay Rights in 2013 From BBC Worldwide where he led the EMEA & UK sales teams and sales strategy for key brands such as Top Gear and Sherlock. Prior to his five year tenure at the BBC he held the position of Director of Sales at ITV Global Entertainment leading global sales and international format launches such as Poirot, Prime Suspect and Come Dine With Me.