Post Tagged with: "nhk"

/ 01/05/2012 10:43 PM

Japan: the sleeping documentary giant (C21Media)

The first documentary pitching session held in Japan took place last month. NHK’s World Documentary executive producer Ken-ichi Imamura tells Clive Whittingham about his hopes for the future of the region’s documentary market.   Ken-ichi Imamura is a frustrated man. Frustrated, but optimistic. As the executive producer of the World Documentary strand on Japanese public broadcaster NHK, it is his [...]

/ 12/16/2011 10:33 PM

Forum aims to ‘kick-start’ Japan docs (C21Media)

The executive producer of Japanese broadcaster NHK’s World Documentary strand hopes the country’s first factual pitching session will help to stimulate international sales for local filmmakers. By Clive Whittingham In C21Media (16-12-2011 ) Ken-ichi Imamura acted as an adviser to this week’s Tokyo TV Forum, organised by the Association of All Japan TV Program Production Companies (ATP), which aims to [...]

/ 10/02/2011 3:14 PM

Euro BBC, DRG, Explora and Passion Distrib. sell doc content to Asia Pacific broadcasters

Hot time for doc sellers and buyers from all over the world running to Mipcom 2011, at Cannes. Before the opening of the market, somes doc deals are already announced between European producers or distributors and broadcasters from the Asia Pacific area. . BBC’s “Frozen Planet” gets new broadcasters BBC Worldwide has now sold its natural history series “Frozen Planet” [...]

/ 09/30/2011 10:49 PM

The Asian Pitch 2011 picks three projects from India, Malaysia and South Korea

Three Asian directors will have their documentary projects commissioned by three of the region’s public broadcasters through this year’s Asian Pitch. The Asian Pitch sees public broadcasters Japan’s NHK, Singapore’s MediaCorp and Korea’s KBS provide full funding to directors who live and work in Asia to produce films about the region. The three projects are “Shepherds of Paradise” from India’s Raja [...]

/ 09/11/2011 1:01 PM

Art of making good documentaries (Economic Times)

The word ‘documentary’ has far flung implications in the international industry though in India it largely means ‘documenting’ real life incidents. The process involved in making one is very arduous and filmmakers usually take a few years to finish one. By Yogesh Karikurve, CEO, Magus Entertainment In Economic Times, Sep 10, 2011 The last few years have seen a sea [...]

/ 07/08/2011 10:32 PM

All change at NHK (C21 Media)

Japanese pubcaster NHK has reshuffled its top staff, moving its head of international programme development to a new role running its copyright and archive centre. By Michael Pickard In C21 Media (8 Jul 2011) Fumio Narashima’s new responsibilities include securing rights to ensure cross-platform content availability, as well as the digitisation of NHK’s video archives. He previously spent five years [...]

/ 05/05/2011 6:27 PM

Upcoming Busan Contents Market to Showcase Documentaries (ChosunIlbo)

BCM creates a new award program to uncover and support promising documentary producers

/ 12/12/2010 11:03 PM

Thomas Balmes: “after Japan, Mongolia and China, I would like to make a doc about Bhutan”.

The French doc, "Babies" opened the 2nd iDocs Forum

/ 12/11/2010 7:07 PM

Doc News / 1 – 15 December 2010

2 Asian doc for Sundance Festival, UK/Sgp web fund, BBC Knowledge in NZ …

/ 11/04/2010 7:05 PM

“GREEN” in new territories after Wildscreen Award

25 awards since 2009