Tata Sky ShortsTV to showcase Large Short Films catalogue from 9 March
MUMBAI: Tata Sky ShortsTV will start showcasing the Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films (LSF) catalogue on its platform 9th March onwards. It marks the first time these shorts format films will be seen on TV along with mobile & laptop in India on Tata Sky.
LSF has established itself as one of the leading online short film platforms in India with some of the most original and inspiring short stories made by Indian directors. These include some of the most watched and talked about shorts in the country, created by young and aspiring directors and featuring big stars.
ShortsTV is the world’s first and only TV channel dedicated to short movies and is available in India exclusively on Tata Sky. Launched in India in November 2018, the service Tata Sky ShortsTV has about 600 hours of unique and captivating short format stories on a single platform and is available to subscribers 24×7 on their television, the Tata Sky Mobile App & their web version (https://watch.tatasky.com).
Commenting on the initiative, ShortsTV chief executive Carter Pilcher, “We are thrilled to partner with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films. Large Short Films have ushered in a revolution in the short film industry in India, and it is the perfect partner for ShortsTV in India. In the next 12 months, we will be showcasing amazing titles from short films by Royal Stag Barrel Select, bringing in a flood of India’s best shorts exclusively on.”
Commenting on the partnership, Pernod Ricard India Chief Marketing Officer Kartik Mohindra said, “We are delighted to partner with ShortsTV, the world’s first and only 24/7 TV channel dedicated to short films. The short film industry has been growing dramatically owing to the changing viewer habits. Our platform Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has been at the helm of the evolving short film industry and has now become the torchbearer for original, powerful and perfect content. This partnership is a great opportunity for us to reach out to a wider audience.”
The LSF catalogue to broadcast on Tata Sky ShortsTV includes acclaimed titles such as ‘Chutney’, starring Tisca Chopra and Rasika Dugal, ‘Juice’, starring Shefali Shah, and ‘Shunyata’, starring Jackie Shroff to name a few. In addition, the films will be accompanied by exclusive interviews with the filmmakers behind the shorts, offering Indian audiences a glimpse into the making of these celebrated short stories.
The series will begin on 9th March at 9 pm with ‘Juice’ and ‘White Shirt’ and will be followed by ‘The School Bag’ and ‘Ahyla’ at 9 pm on 16th March. The rest of the catalogue and interviews will be broadcast in the same timeslot in the coming months.