Local 81 is your Tokyo based film/tv production oasis. Our mantra: integrity in our beyond-the-call-of-duty work.
Christian Storms, Local 81 owner, has produced over 80 hours of award winning docos, TV shows, music videos and commercials with his A-list production crew.
Christian has produced in ten Asian countries, South Africa and Brazil and was a director/producer for Fox Sports Japan.
Christian Storms is a fully bilingual American who has been working in Japan for 24 years. As a producer with production experience in over 70 projects, Christian has spearheaded many Japan related TV shows for networks like the BBC (Top Gear), NatGeo (Banged Up Abroad), AXN (The Amazing Race Asia) as well as commercials for NIKE and Apple. In sports, he served as the team producer for Japan in the 2014/2010 World Cups embedded with the Japan team as the ENG producer for FIFA.
We have been in the industry since 2003.