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Title:Executive producer/ Co-production, NHK Enterprises
Name:IMAMURA Ken-ichi
Country:Japan

Introduction

Imamura entered NHK in 1983 as a TVdirector. His main focus of interest has been in international affairs and hasdirected and produced programs. Between 2005 and 2009, he workedfor NHK Enterprises, the business arm of NHK which distributes NHK programsabroad. He transferred toNHK headquarters in 2009 and was the producer and the commissioning editor of the slot “WorldDocumentary” until 2012.He was active to attend many international documentary festivals andco-produced about ten documentaries. Since 2012 he has been transferred to NHKEnterprises again. He is the executive producer and in charge of developingco-production projects for NHK and producing the slot of “Inside Lens” whichintroduces Asian documentaries to the world. (http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/lens/)He started Tokyo Docs in 2011 which is the sole international documentary eventin Japan holding the pitching session. (http://tokyodocs.jp)