World’s one and only short film channel, ShortsTV has announced its expansion to Nepal after a huge success in establishing the India network. The entry of this channel in Nepal is partnered through the leading cable TV operator and DTH platform SimTV. With over 900 hours of captivating and off-bit short stories, ShortsTV became the first short stories and film platform to enter Nepal.
Filled with popular Indian shorts, premium shows like Oscars, BAFTA and Cannes and a line up of over 4000 premium titles, the service will be included in the Basic Pack. Covering a variety of genres like drama, thriller, crime, comedy, mystery and with an exciting cocktail of awarded and nominated shorts, subscribers can binge all day over one-hour programming blocks. The channel will be available both on the subscribers’ television and as well as in DishHome’s mobile app bussy.
Commenting on the launch, Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive, ShortsTV said, “We are thrilled to enter Nepal with the leading distribution providers in the country – DishHome and SimTV and are confident that ShortsTV will be a huge success among the millennial audience and those who love movies. As viewing habits evolve, & time being a rare commodity, viewers are preferring complete storytelling in a short dose. As such, short films have seen a huge surge in popularity across the globe including in India. We are introducing our choicest shorts to the Nepal market and are ramping up the regional content on our platform. We are on a quest to further strengthen our presence in Asia and the entry into Nepal marks the second country in our Asian portfolio.”
Sharing his thoughts on the expansion, Tarun Sawhney, President – Asia, ShortsTV said, “With the recent digitization and boom in content consumption, storytelling has transcended language and geographical barriers and found audiences among people who truly appreciate good cinema. The same goes for short films. With the expansion of ShortsTV, we are introducing the world’s largest library of high-quality curated shorts to one country at a time and we are sure of the success that awaits shortbusters with our every next step.”
Commenting on the partnership, Sanjay Raj Bhandary, CEO, DishHome said, “Today’s discerning viewer is constantly on the lookout for newer entertainment options and with our recent partnership with ShortsTV, we open doors to the best of short format entertainment from across the globe to our subscribers.”