Star Movies Select HD to air Oscar-winning short films from 8 July
MUMBAI: Star Movies Select HD will be airing short films festival Select Short Stories from 8 July, every night at 9 pm. The festival will introduce Oscar award-winning and nominated Short Films for the first time on Indian television to its discerning audience.
The festival will comprise of short films like Pentecost, Toyland, Stutterer, A Femme et le TGV amongst others. From the gritting tale of childhood during the Holocaust to the sheer strength of relationships, these award-winning short films showcase a range of emotions – from a child’s innocent passion to a man’s journey of overcoming his fear and finding true love.
The channel is also starting a marketing campaign #KeepItShort and get rewarded. Star Movies Select HD is calling out to all aspiring storytellers to share a concept or plot of their original short story via the channels’ official twitter, facebook and Instagram pages (@StarMoviesIndia) with the hashtag #KeepItShort. One entry will be selected and transformed into a short film that will be showcased on Star Movies Select HD.
Star Movies Select HD will also conduct Select Sessions with celebrated Short Film directors from across the world. The audience will not only get a chance to see the director’s work but also meet and discuss various aspects of short stories and storytelling.