DocuBay, the global membership video-on-demand streaming service by IN10 Media Network, designed to stream premium documentary films, has officially come on board as streaming partner for the 5th edition of International Film Festival Shimla (IFFS).
IFFS 2019 will be held at the historic Gaiety Theatre, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, from 4th to 6th October. The festival is a unique venture in India, and is being with Ministry of Information and Broadcasting GOI and the Department of Language, Art & Culture (LAC), Government of Himachal Pradesh, as part of its endeavour to catalyse a vibrant Documentary, Short Film, Feature Films, Animation Films & Music Videos culture.
DocuBay’s own selection of international documentaries from 80+ countries, spans a variety of categories, encompassing diverse human experiences and opinions, varying perspectives and narratives, without boundaries of language, race, geography, or nationality. DocuBay’s intuitive interface lays emphasis on the discovery of films, through specially-curated categories called ‘Bays’ – Nature, Adventure, Travel, Culture, Science, Sports, and more, and short snackable clips called DocuBytes for viewing on-the-go. DocuBay is available all over the world, on the web, smartphones, and smart TV apps.
Commenting on the association, Akul Tripathi, COO, DocuBay said, “I think IFFS is a unique initiative and our partnership is a step in our sincere efforts towards strategic collaborations with Indian film festivals, and a fantastic place to forge and strengthen bonds with the ever expanding film making community. We are actively seeking fresh documentaries and are always on the lookout for exciting talent to partner with.”
Pushp Raj Thakur, Festival Director, IFFS said “I hope our collaboration with DocuBay as streaming partner will definitely bring new opportunities to the documentary filmmakers. This will provide a positive atmosphere to the filmmaker who are working independently in different parts of India. I am also sure that this streamlining will motivate upcoming filmmakers to move forward in this field and grab opportunities provided to them in IFFS.”