Born in Tokyo, Japan, Stephen Nomura Schible studied film at New York University. After working as an assistant director to the documentary filmmaker Kazuo Hara, he became a producer's representative on Japanese films such as Shinji Aoyama’s Eureka and Naomi Kawase’s FIREFLY. He also oversaw international co-productions such as H-STORY by Nobuhiro Suwa and co-produced Sofia Coppola’s Oscar-winning drama LOST IN TRANSLATION. He directed and produced ERIC CLAPTON: SESSIONS FOR ROBERT J. In 2017 he made RYŪICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA which premiered at the Venice International Film Festival. His most recent documentary, RYŪICHI SAKAMOTO: ASYNC AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY screened at the 2018 Berlinale.