Tata Sky ShortsTV acquires short films from Terribly Tiny Tales

MUMBAI: Tata Sky ShortsTV, a TV channel dedicated to short films, has acquired 18 shorts from Terribly Tiny Tales (TTT). The service features the best short movies from India and around the world, including hours of award-winning movies.

This acquisition will further bolster ShortsTV’s repertoire of Indian shorts and offer an opportunity for the burgeoning audience of short films in India to enjoy some of the commended films such as ‘Kheer’ and ‘El’ayichi’, among others, on television for the first time.

Shorts International CEO Carter Pilcher said, “TTT is one of India’s largest and most celebrated storytelling platforms and we are delighted to partner with them. Each film is a simply narrated beautiful story and I am confident that they will receive a warm response from our audience.

“We are the largest curator of short-form content in the world and aim to help viewers easily find the best short movies by packaging them in a viewer-friendly manner and a commercial-free environment. This acquisition of films from TTT is a step towards our endeavour to feature the best short films from India on our service.”

Terribly Tiny Tales CEO Anuj Gosalia said, “Partnering with ShortsTV is a great way for TTT to bring our memorable short stories to a new and relevant audience. ShortsTV is a reputed curator of the world’s finest shorts and for our films to find a place in their catalogue is a win for the stories we choose to tell. We see this as a long-standing and meaningful partnership as we move ahead.”

Viewers can watch ‘Kheer’, starring Anupam Kher on 14 January at 9 pm; ‘Deuce’, starring Mandira Bedi on 21 January at 9 pm; and ‘El’ayichi, starring Nimrat Kaur on 28 January at 9 pm. Tata Sky ShortsTV channel is available in HD on 112 and SD on 113.