ShortsTV to launch in India soon!

Written on 8th June 2018.

ShortsTV, the world’s only television network dedicated to short movies, is coming in August to TV audiences across India!

India has a rich cinematic history and short movies are the newest, hottest cinema trend taking the world by storm. Online, Indian directors and actors have been using short films to put themselves on the map and generate many millions of views—launching new forms of entertainment and new careers. ShortsTV will build on this underground trend and create a revolution in entertainment for viewers across India, whether on TV or on their mobile phones. For the first time ever, Indian audiences will be able to see award-winning & star-studded live action short films, animations and documentary shorts from around the world in the comfort of their home. ShortsTV pioneered the theatrical release of the Oscar® Nominated Short Films across the US and Europe and as part of its launch, will bring the world’s most highly acclaimed short films to India.

“We’re excited to be coming to India,” said Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive of ShortsTV and an Academy of Motion Pictures jury member, “and especially thrilled that for the first time Indian viewers will see some of India’s best short movies broadcast alongside other internationally acclaimed shorts. This is a great opportunity for emerging filmmakers to reach a national and international audience, and we are working with India’s leading talent to bring their short movies to TV in India and around the world.”

ShortsTV has the world’s largest catalogue of short films, including acclaimed and awarded shorts across genres like comedy, drama, thriller and horror. ShortsTV will bring some of the world’s best filmmaking and most heart-warming short stories, all in the comfort of your own home. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to laugh, be thrilled and moved by some of the finest storytelling talent from around the world!

Keep watching this space for more about the India launch.

Do you wish to submit your film to ShortsTV to be considered for broadcast? Here’s how it can happen:

1) Send us a link (can be a private link) of your short film to [email protected]
2) Our Acquisitions team will review your film and if it meets ShortsTV’s quality and compliance standard, they will make an offer to you to syndicate rights for your film
3) Fill out a simple form with details about your film and sign the contract
4) Get paid for it and see your film on ShortsTV!

Send your short film today to ShortsTV India! Reach out to us at: [email protected]

Also published on Medium.

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