, Senior Producer at Program Production Dept. has spent most of his career making factual programs. He has also been involved with many international coproduction projects as a producer. His recent standout project includes the International Emmy-nominated “Jake and Charice” which documents how the world-famous female singer Charice came out as a transgender man and sought his true voice. It attracted a lot of attention in Asia, where LGBTQ issues are still hard to discuss.
With the “Hikikomori” project to be introduced at Sunny Side of the Doc, Shin leads an effort to globally expand a movement that aims for an inclusive society.
This spring, Shin organized and moderated an international conference on diversity and inclusion as part of the NHK-hosted Japan Prize international contest for educational content. In recent years, the Japan Prize
competition has recognized outstanding programs on themes such as diversity, environmental issues, and the SDGs. The Japan Prize is currently inviting entries : https://www.nhk.or.jp/jp-prize/english/