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ShortsTV helps reopen America’s cinemas

ShortsTV, the global short film network, returned to US cinemas over the weekend with the release of the 16th annual Oscar Nominated Short Films. The theatrical presentation of the Live Action, Animation and Documentary short film nominees for this year’s Academy Awards is available in over 200 screens across 50+ theatrical markets including New York […]

April 6, 2021

Oscars 2021: Zoom attendance not an option

Nominees for this year’s Oscars have been told that appearing at the ceremony via Zoom will not be an option. In a letter to nominees, published by Deadline, the show’s producers said they had gone to “great lengths” to ensure the safety of those in attendance. The letters read: “For those of you unable to […]

March 19, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ShortsTV acquires The Kicksled Choir

ShortsTV, the global network dedicated to short-form video entertainment, has acquired worldwide exclusive rights to the multi award-winning Norwegian short film The Kicksled Choir – shortlisted for Best Live Action Short at the forthcoming 93rd Academy Awards. The film, directed by Torfinn Iversen, touches on issues surrounding xenophobia and Europe’s influx of refugees, through the […]

March 12, 2021

ShortsTV launches film festival

ShortsTV, the global channel dedicated to short films and exclusive presenter of Oscar Nominated Shorts theatrical releases, has announced the 2021 ShortsTV Worldwide Film Festival. “Launching a worldwide short film competition has long been a goal of ours here at ShortsTV. We’ve built the ShortsTV Worldwide Film Festival just like a global sports match or […]

February 2, 2021

Megaport helps Framestore render Hollywood hits in the cloud

Megaport, a  global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider, is helping bring Hollywood hits to the big screen by providing Framestore with a solution that allows it to tap into the power of public cloud providers to deliver on demand visual effects projects. Framestore is a BAFTA and Oscar award-winning creative studio headquartered in London with […]

January 29, 2021

Security boost for Oscars screening platform

Video technology platform Brightcove is coordinating with NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM to create the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new security feature for the Academy Screening Room, a screening platform for Academy members used as part of the screening process for the Oscars. The Brightcove Platform, NAGRA NexGuard Streaming forensic watermarking, Akamai Adaptive […]

June 16, 2020