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HIROSHI ASHIDATE

NHK - Japan Broadcasting Corporation | Japan

HIROSHI ASHIDATE

NHK - Japan Broadcasting Corporation | Japan
Deputy Head of NHK’s Global Content Development Division

Biography

Company profile: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan’s sole public broadcaster known for its highquality production and programming. Via its 4 nationwide channels, it reaches about 50 million households. Now it’s preparing for new 4K and 8K UHD channels.

Job Description: Deputy Head of NHK’s Global Content Development Division. Once a correspondent dispatched from NHK stationed in Bangkok, he has 30 years’ experience in journalism and documentary production.

Strand Profile: History – 3D / 4K / HD – Science & Knowledge – Nature & Wildlife – Current Affairs & Investigation – Creative Doc / Human interest

Duration: From 27 to 52 minutes – More than 53 minutes

Number of hours per year: Not so many

Main activities: Coproduction

Recent titles: “Body” ; “Deep Ocean” ; “Big Pacific”