Who Are We?
Operating in Japan since 1979, with a TV studio and production offices in Tokyo, virgin earth is Japan’s most versatile, creative and sought-after multilingual film, video and web production team. Our client list in the early years included Ripley’s Believe It or Not and MTV. We went on to capture big stage shows such as Dick Clark’s “Legends in Concert” tour, and artists such as Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, and Bon Jovi.
More recently, we have produced multicamera concerts such as for Coldplay and Beyonce’ and we regularly shoot corporate Town Hall meetings, executive interviews, training videos and live web streaming for companies like Nissan, McAfee and Toyota and many others.
Collectively, our team has well over a century of frontline experience at major foreign and Japanese broadcasters and production houses, which is why the world’s top broadcasters, film and TV production companies, Fortune 500 firms, and ad agencies rely on us.
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What We Do
virgin earth inc. has over 30 years experience directing, producing and shooting world-class musicians in concert, TV shows, press conferences, executive interviews, events & training sessions. Our multilingual team handles everything from concept to postproduction. VE also scouts locations and secures permits, so that when production day arrives, you can hit the ground shooting.
In addition to on-location productions, our large, fully-equipped and satellite-connected Aoyama Earth Studio allows for HD multicamera live or studio productions, in central Tokyo. Our sound-proof studio includes a green screen large enough to accommodate a panel discussion, a private dressing/meeting room, a well-appointed conference space, FCP editing suites and MCR with two-way satellite and fiber connectivity. It’s a one-stop shop for your project.
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Why Choose Us?
virgin earth has a proven track record of producing top-quality content in the most demanding circumstances. While producing the Japan leg of an Emmy-winning travel adventure TV show, we managed a crew of over 100, with 40-plus vehicles and over 15 cameras in locations spread out over 600km. We’re used to handling grueling schedules, solving logistical snarls in high-pressure situations, yet always producing riveting content.
Our multilingual team also have a wide-range of experience with live web streaming, and capturing major events, building multi-camera live-switching systems and simultaneously broadcasting in both English and Japanese. Our new EarthStream service is a breakthrough in multi-media live web streaming, with security features and social media integration, delivering unparrelleled video quality to desktop PC’s and portable Tablet PC’s.
For foreign clients we provide easy access to locations and local talent. For Japanese clients we provide a multinational perspective on creating content for global audiences.
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