Advanced Television


Shorts channels on Samsung TV Plus

Samsung Electronics is preparing to launch free-to-view advertising supported film channels from Shorts International on the Samsung TV Plus service, initially in the UK, Italy and Spain. Relaunching the Shorts brand from Shorts International, the new free-to-view channels, Shorts (UK, Italy) and Cortos (Spain) will be fully localised and tailored to each market, featuring some […]

July 14, 2021

ShortsTV strengthens partnership with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in SaaS for broadcast TV and streaming TV on the cloud, has announced that ShortsTV, is expanding its presence to EMEA, Latin America, India and Nepal though Amagi’s centralized cloud-based platform. Being a traditional broadcast TV network, ShortsTV has opted to avail the flexibilities that the cloud has to offer by […]

June 23, 2021

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

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 hires Motti

Shorts International, owner of the ShortsTV global network dedicated to short-form video entertainment, has appointed London-based Valerio Motti as Executive Vice President EMEA, Business Development and Strategy. Motti will share responsibility for all aspects of ShortsTV’s EMEA market presence, with primary responsibility for driving revenue growth and customer acquisition for the ShortsTV linear channels and […]

March 10, 2021

ShortsTV secures Airtel Xstream deal

Short form video entertainment network ShortsTV has formed its first partnership with a major mobile network operator which will see it offer the ShortsTV video-on-demand service to Airtel’s 340 million subscribers in India to watch on mobiles or TVs through Airtel Xstream. ShortsTV through Airtel Xstream has launched an expansive catalogue of quality short movies […]

February 26, 2021By Colin Mann

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

ShortsTV on Amazon Prime Video Channels

ShortsTV, the 24/7 linear and OTT HD TV channel dedicated to short form video entertainment, is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the UK, the Netherlands, Italy and Spain. Amazon Prime members in these countries can now watch live action, animated and documentary shorts, featuring winners and nominees at the Oscars and other […]

November 17, 2020

Shorts International names Armstrong COO

Shorts International, the short movie entertainment company and operator of the ShortsTV channel, has appointed Russ Armstrong as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to Shorts International Chief Executive Carter Pilcher, Armstrong will be responsible for directing global operations and giving strategic oversight to the business’ technology, scheduling, production and video processing across the company’s four […]

August 4, 2020