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Published on November 10th, 2012

Business in Japan TV

The only bilingual video channel in Japan for news, features, interviews, events.

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About BIJ.TV

Business in Japan TV (BIJ.TV) is the first and only online bilingual video channel dedicated to successful Business in Japan.

The site features interviews with executives, thought leaders, decision makers and entrepreneurs. BIJ.TV also produces company profiles and covers events.

BIJ.TV is professionally shot and produced, with interviews conducted in a studio, at the client’s office or on location.

Our clients include business leaders such as managers, entrepreneurs and other experts from various fields. All content includes English or Japanese subtitles, ensuring the message is clearly understood by potential new clients, vendors, staff and investors.

Areas of expertise:

  • Interviews: discussions with senior leaders on company profiles, new products and current events
  • Events: publicity, promotion and brand enhancement; live and on-demand webcasting
  • Corporate videos: investor relations, company promotion and client testimonials
  • Training: best practices, product demonstrations, new legislation and management skills


The Team

Robert Heldt, president, comes from a hospitality and advertising background, he manages a diverse and talented team of creative staff producing digital media, magazines, branding and communications.

Simon Farrell, executive producer, has extensive knowledge and valuable contacts from many years of experience in the global print, digital and broadcast media.

Paul Leonard, studio manager, has 28 years experience in publishing, covering digital, print and web, having worked at newspapers, design agencies and internet firms in both the UK and Japan.

Alan Welch, Senior Video Producer, has over twelve years experience as a video content creator. His specialities include production of corporate promotional pieces, music videos, and TV commercials.

Melissa Rothmann, video producer, a media all-rounder she has worked in pre-production, on set and in post-production creating award-winning animations, short films and feature documentaries.

About Custom Media

Custom Media is an award-winning media, design and market-entry agency specialising in innovative print and digital publishing, including magazines, marketing collateral, websites, apps, videos and other communications.

Celebrating our seventh year, Custom Media specialises in providing bilingual solutions (English and Japanese) for an increasingly integrated business environment.

We are a diverse and dynamic team: international, talented and modern in our approach. We create content that not only tells your story, but also engages your audience. Our clients include real estate developers, universities, manufacturers of consumer goods, airlines, hotels, foreign chambers of commerce, government bodies, NGOs, financial institutions and NPOs.

We are the producers of BIJ.TV, the first and only online bilingual video channel dedicated to successful business in Japan.

BCCJ 2013 Company of the Year.

Areas of expertise:

  • Print: bilingual magazines, brochures, newsletters, white papers, annual reports, etc.
  • Communications: advertising, branding, copywriting, investor relations, public relations, editing and proofreading
  • Digital: company websites, video production (BIJ.TV) and social media consulting