Shortstv Archive

TriForce Short Film Festival (TFSFF) Lineup Announced

By Voice

The four ‘Best of the Fest’ finalists were selected from the shortlist by a panel of industry stalwarts including director Neil Biswas, writer John Byrne, BBC Assistant Commissioner Jay Davidson, Shiver’s Michelle Matherson, Carter Pilcher, CEO of Shorts TV, renowned Executive Producer Alexander Gardiner, acclaimed actor Indira Varma and Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE.

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ShortsTV Makes a Splash at the Orlando Film Festival

By  Thaddeus McCollum @ Orlando Weekly

And Linda Olszewski of ShortsTV delivers a lecture on what the Academy of Motion Picture Sciences looks for when nominating short films for Oscars – a timely presentation since the Orlando Film Festival will be eligible to become an Academy-accredited film festival next year.

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Skinner Myers’ New Film Wins the Grand Jury Award at the HollyShorts Film Festival

By PR Web

The 100-year-old story of the lynching of Frank Embree is brought to life by up and coming filmmaker Skinner Myers in an award winning short film. “Frank Embree” is screening at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, CA September 22-28 at 12:30PM as part of ShortsTV’s “Shorts From Around The World” theatrical release and will be eligible for Academy consideration in the live action short film category.

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BidSlate and Premiere Digital on Filmmaker Distribution Platform

By Dave McNaryVariety

Deals completed include a partnership with Hoopla digital for 20 titles to be distributed in 1,500 libraries across North America; a 12-title deal with Direct TV broadcaster Shorts TV; a multi-title agreement with France’s newly launched Museum Channel; and deals with Germany’s Little Brother Films GmbH and Hong Kong’s UA Cinemas Circuit Limited.

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ShortsTV launches on YoufoneTV

By Robert BrielBroadband TV News

ShortsTV brings audiences professionally produced live action, animation and documentary short movies from the Netherlands and around the world, including hours of award winning and star-studded shorts. ShortsTV also creates its own original programming, putting the spotlight on both emerging and established talent and bringing viewers into the fast-paced world of short filmmaking.

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ShortsTV and its programming deal with BidSlate.

By Nico FranksC21

Shorts International-owned network Shorts TV has agreed a programming deal with US distribution outfit BidSlate.
The three-year non-exclusive deal covers 11 titles and includes shorts such as A Chance in Hell (1×35′), Decay (1×15′) and PagPag (1×15′) alongside web series The Hotel Barclay (13×10′). It spans territories including North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and comes after Shorts International revealed its intention to expand the reach of ShortsTV earlier this year.

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‘Abji’ wins Best Award at US festival

By Mehr News

Being a hub for many returning filmmakers each year, they have expanded as an Official Distributor to SHORTS.TV and they also program Feature Films at a number of Indie Theaters.

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Twitter Chat Co-Hosted by Rep. Johnson and ShortsTV CEO Carter Pilcher

By Broadcasting & Cable

Joined by ShortsTV CEO Carter Pilcher (@ShortsTVUS) and award-wining Baltimore filmmaker Mecca Amoni Michele Lewis and her partner Erin Gaddis, Johnson (@RepHankJohnson) and his guests fielded 10 questions around the importance of diversity in film and the media and how to forge change moving forward.

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Highlights of ShortsTV Again at The Dutch Film Festival

By Drimble

ShortsTV organizes this year the The Pitch competition at the Dutch Film Festival. Do you have a great idea for a short movie? At The Pitch, as a filmmaker you can pitch your idea for an expert jury and give you a chance of € 5,000, – production budget and broadcast of your movie

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ShortsTV adds BidSlate titles

By Nico Franks @ C21 Media

It spans territories including North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and comes after Shorts International revealed its intention to expand the reach of ShortsTV earlier this year.

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Justice Short Film Competition Winners: Erin Gaddis and Mecca Amoni Michelle Lewis

By Broadcasting & Cable

NAACP Convention- This week, the audience at the NAACP’s 108th Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD selected JustUS: Living with a Criminal Record as the winning short film in the NAACP-ShortsTV “Champions for Justice” short film competition. This team earned the most votes and will receive a $7,500 budget to produce an extended documentary that will air on ShortsTV. The NAACP and ShortsTV collaborated to create the “Champions for Justice” competition as a program that would continue as a sustainable program each year going into the future.

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Baltimore Filmmaker Wins ShortsTV and NAACP Competition

By Chris Kaltenbach @ The Baltimore Sun

“JustUS” was one of three films competing for the prize of $7,500 to create an “extended documentary” that will air on ShortsTV, which created the “Champions for Justice” program with the NAACP. Each of the three films was created by a two-person team, with one each addressing the subjects of police violence (one of the filmmakers working on that topic was Shaqueal Wilson, also of Baltimore), the “school-to-prison pipeline” and living with a criminal record.

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