Nethercott, Paul has resided in Japan for over twenty five years. He is a missionary filmmaker with a vision to make films that impact the nation of Japan, engaging it culturally and spiritually. He did PR work for CRASH Japan. While on a trip to the disaster zone for CRASH he met two former Yakuza who were doing volunteer work there. Their stories became the inspiration for 2 Criminals, a feature-length film in Japanese due for release in 2015.