Envision Entertainment


TBI In Conversation: Connecting a Japanese drama format with global audiences

Nippon TV revealed this week it is expanding its global ambitions, but the company has been quietly moving in this direction for some time. Michael Nakan, CCO of Envision Entertainment, tells TBI about his company’s partnership with the Japanese giant and what’s next for their joint drama project, Connected. While Western audiences have been avid […]

Nippon & Envision get ‘CONNECTED’ in first scripted co-production

UK prodco Envision Entertainment and Japanese broadcaster Nippon TV have announced CONNECTED, a new scripted crime drama format, as the first project to result from their co-production partnership. The two firms struck a deal last year that will see creators from both companies working together on content that will “combine their Western and Eastern sensibilities” for […]

Envision hires ex-HBO Europe boss & ‘Harry Potter’ producer for global expansion

UK prodco Envision Entertainment has hired former HBO Europe CEO Linda Jensen and veteran UK producer David Barron to its executive ranks as part of its “aggressive” expansion into the global market. Jensen, who pioneered HBO Europe’s move into local language programming, will launch an investment arm for Envision, which will seek out and acquire […]

Nippon TV & UK’s Envision strike scripted co-pro deal, prep ‘Double Booking’ remake

Japan-based broadcaster Nippon TV and Envision Entertainment in the UK have inked a co-production partnership to develop new scripted projects for the global market. The deal will see creators from both companies working together on content that will “combine their Western and Eastern sensibilities,” with the first project in development being a crime drama inspired […]