Fumi Nishibashi

Business Development, Global Business Dept
Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS)

Most recently, Fumi takes the business development role at the Global Business Dept. at TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System), one of the leading broadcast networks and production houses in Japan which is the home of hit formats including “Ninja Warrior” and “Takeshi’s Castle”, as well as the topnotch drama series and animation. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member at FRAPA (Format Recognition and Protection Association).

With over 20 years of experience in the international entertainment industry, he started his career at Fuji Creative Corp., the distribution and creative arm of the Japan’s broadcaster Fuji TV. During his tenure, involved in many of the non-scripted format deals including “Iron Chef” and “Hole in the Wall”, as well as international co-development projects such as “Total Blackout” with Fremantle. After Fuji, He served as the head of Rights Group at NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan, the Tokyo branch of the U.S. entertainment giant.