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ShortsTV on Prime Video Channels in France, Sweden

ShortsTV, the short film network, has expanded its Prime Video Channels service to France and Sweden.   First launched in 2020 in the UK, Netherlands and Italy under the ShortsTV brand, and in Spain as TVCortos, the streaming service is now available in eight markets, including the US and India.  This comes in addition to ShortsTV being in […]

October 24, 2023

ShortsTV to show 2022 Oscar Nominated Short Films

ShortsTV, the global short film network, is bringing the ‘2022 Oscar Nominated Short Films’ to TV this December, with two special programmes showcasing all of this year’s nominated shorts in the live action and animation categories. The animation collection includes the heartfelt Christmas short ‘Robin Robin’ from Aardman Animations (‘Wallace & Gromit’), while the live […]

December 15, 2022

ShortsTV hosts World Cup of Shorts

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced the launch of the World Cup of Shorts, an on-air film celebration of the 32 nations competing in Qatar this November and December. During the series, each country will be represented by a National Short Film, with the films being broadcast on ShortsTV on the days their […]

November 23, 2022

ShortsTV sues Google for trademark infringement

Short film entertainment specialist ShortsTV has issued legal proceedings in the UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court against Google for trademark infringement in relation to Google’s adopted brand name and logo for its YouTube Shorts service. ShortsTV says that for the last 20 years, has become an integral part of the film sector and a leading […]

July 12, 2022By Colin Mann

ShortsTV launches SVoD service in US

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced a deal to launch its SVoD service on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the US, expanding its digital footprint in the country. ShortsTV has launched 500 of its best global short movie titles to the more than 100 million Prime members across the US. The service is […]

June 16, 2022

ShortsTV acquires Campion’s short films

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has acquired multi-year rights to a collection of short films by Jane Campion, winner of Best Director at the 94th Academy Awards. In a celebration of Campion’s Academy Awards success, becoming only the third woman in history to win the Oscar for Best Director with The Power of the […]

April 6, 2022

ShortsTV’s Oscar noms are Box Office hit

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced that its ‘Oscar Nominated Short Films’ theatrical release opened in cinemas across the US and Canada on February 25th, and is a box office hit, grossing $1.5 million in its first three weeks. In its 17th year, the cinema presentation of the Live Action, Animation and Documentary […]

March 17, 2022

Shorts FAST channels on LG TVs

Shorts International, owner of ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced that its FAST short film channels are now available on LG Smart TVs initially in the UK, Italy and Spain. The channels, under the ‘Shorts’ (UK and Italy) and ‘Cortos’ (Spain) brands, give millions more households across Europe additional access to a handpicked […]

February 23, 2022

ShortsTV, Condé Nast channels on Rakuten TV

Shorts International, owner of ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced a deal with Rakuten TV to bring Shorts and Cortos, the network’s free-to-view advertising supported short film channels, to more viewers in Europe. In the latest European rollout of the relaunched Shorts brand, the free-to-view channels will become available in over 35 million […]

October 15, 2021

Amazon Prime Video Channels for India

Amazon has launched Prime Video Channels in India, aimed at providing Prime members access to a slate of content from a diverse set of video streaming services. Prime Video Channels, acting as an intermediary, will allow Prime members in India the option for add-on subscriptions of popular OTT services and stream their content on the […]

September 24, 2021