NHK and Thai PBS’s Short Film Collaboration

On 6 September 2019 Dr. Sudarat D. Chantrawatanakul and Mr. Pipope Panitchpakdi, Thai PBS deputy director-general welcomed NHK drama division delegates to Thai PBS Head office.

The visiting delegates, Mr. Yoichiro Takahashi (Senior Program Director) and Mr. Kei Shinohara (Senior Producer) discussed potential collaboration on NHK Short Drama Series ‘Migrating Masterpieces’ which showcases Japanese classical novels and short stories.

The first series ‘The Blind Turtle and the Driftwood’ is scheduled to film in Thailand in December 2019 and planned to broadcast in March of 2020. The NHK team also visits Thai PBS facilities such as Library, Studio 3, Master Control Room and Technical Control Room.