New Film

Just released a new international co-production documentary film, "Ceramic Road", 2021.

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Shohei SHIBATA graduated from University of Tokyo and joined NHK in 1988. After an initial three-year assignment as a TV director at the NHK Okinawa Station, he was transferred to the News Department at the NHK Broadcasting Center in Tokyo.
From 1992 to 1995, Shibata worked at the Center for Ethnological Visual Documentation. He then became an independent TV director.
In 1997, Shibata established ASIA Documentary Productions Company in Tokyo, serving as its president and as a producer and director..

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Now Filming

This is an introduction for my new projects.

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My Company: ASIA Documentary Productions

ASIA Documentary Productions Company is an independent production in Japan. It was established in 1997 by Shohei SHIBATA. Making documentary films mainly for NHK golden time slot, feature length documentary for theaters, and recently making international co-production for worldwide channels.