Yuri Sudo (Japan)
Senior Producer

Yuri is the Senior Producer of the Science Unit at NHK, Japan's public broadcaster.

He is executive producing and commissioning the weekly science slot on the network’s HD/4K channel. Prior to that, he was a member of a team focusing on Non-linear Content Development and creating New Media Services on Emerging Media Platforms. Yuri also was Senior Producer to the International Co-Productions Team at NHK, with assignments as developing and coordinating various international co-production projects, many of which winning various awards and prizes. Yuri has over 20 years of directing/producing experience. “NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan’s sole public broadcaster. It is funded entirely by receiving fees from Japanese households and reaches about 60 million households via six nationwide channels. It offers many programs internationally through an affiliate, NHK Enterprises.

NHK has been engaged in R&D for 8K since 1995. Followed by 4K and 8K satellite TV broadcasting on a trial basis in 2016, NHK launched full-scale 4K and 8K satellite TV channels in December 2018.”

CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Currently looking for prebuys/copros/acquisitions in these genres:
– Space science, astronomy and cosmology
– Geology and planetary science
– human evolution
– exclusive access to or productions embedded in on-going scientific expeditions

STYLE: Creative Doc, Observational documentary

GENRES: Environment, Science, Technology

FORMAT: Feature, Single/One-off, Specials, 52’/60’, 70+ mins