ShortsTV has inked a content deal with Tipping Point, the digital content production arm of Viacom18 Studios. As a part of the deal, ShortsTV has bagged the South Asia distribution rights of 15 short films.
With this new partnership, ShortsTV has added to its collection of Indian short films such as Maya, Geek Out, The Epiphany, Glitch, The Daughter-In-Law, Grey, Red Velvet, A(U)N Usual Day, On the Road, Joy Ride, Teaspoon, Tea, Kill Me with Love, Hidden Cricket and A Twist in Love. These stories, feature actors such as Vicky Kaushal, Sayani Gupta, span across genres such as drama, thriller, adventure & mystery, and are produced by Tipping Point.
Commenting on the partnership, Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive, ShortsTV said, “In line with our endeavor to bring the highest quality short entertainment to film buffs, we are delighted to partner with Viacom18 Studios’ Tipping Point to add the most popular Indian short films to our growing library. During these unprecedented times when people are indoors and looking for new entertainment options, ShortsTV is ready to deliver content extraordinaire from across the globe, to be enjoyed from the safety of our homes.”
Speaking on the deal, Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, said, “In just over a year, Tipping Point as a young digital content brand, has managed to create content that cuts across demographics, set genres, and formulas. Our latest association with ShortsTV for our widely appreciated short films is a step towards deepening that connect with discerning consumers. From licensing our content to top Indian OTT players like VOOT or global platforms like Netflix & ShortsTV – we will continue to connect stories to audiences across the globe.”