SHORTS INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT FOR EMEA

Written on 12th Jun 2012.

Shorts International, the world’s leading short movie entertainment company, today announced the appointment of Philip Mordecai to the newly created role of SHORTS INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT EMEA and will report to CEO and founder Carter Pilcher.
At SHORTS International he will be responsible for all SHORTSTV channel network activities and oversee all group commercial development in the regions.

Mordecai brings over 12 years of international broadcast experience to SHORTSTV. Formally he was the General Manager at MGM Channel Central Europe and oversaw the studio channel network Central European business. Prior to that he held several strategic and commercial roles at ChelloZone, SES and BSkyB.

In a statement, Carter Pilcher CEO of SHORTS INTERNATIONAL commented “Philip brings with him comprehensive experience in television that incorporates a forward-looking perspective that will greatly contribute to accelerating our growth. We are immensely thrilled to have him join the Shorts International family.”

The appointment of Mordecai follows several high profile news stories from Shorts International in 2012, when they successfully launched the new ShortsTV HD channel brand across EMEA and subsequently followed it by launching ShortsTV Standard Definition, High Definition and a unique Shorts movie VoD library on UPC Netherlands digital platform in April. ShortsTV is also available in Belgium, Luxembourg and France on Numericable, and in Turkey on TTNet. ShortsTV is available to 30 million homes in the United States on DirecTV and AT&T.
For more information on the Netherlands launch, contact Judith Huisman on:
+33 (0)6.53831316 / judith@100procentpuur.nl

For U.S. enquiries please contact Marina Bailey on:
+1 323.650.3627 / marina@marinabailey.com

For other European enquiries please contact Kim Partington on:
+44 (0) 207 012 1585/ k.partington@shortsinternational.com

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