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Shorts Channel Widens Its International Reach

Written by: FFT Webmaster | May 6th, 2011

Shorts International, the world’s leading short movie entertainment company, is launching a new channel called ShortsHD on DIRECTV starting next week. It will be the first and only high-definition movie channel of its kind entirely devoted to the short form. The channel plans to feature critically acclaimed short films ranging from Academy Award winners, high quality CGI animation, International Film Festival awardees, and cinematic gems from around the globe. The short films will be organized into 30 and 60 minute themes, such as comedies, musicals, documentaries, thrillers, dramas and animation. The launch on DIRECTV comes on the heels of a highly successful theatrical release for “The Oscar ® Nominated Short Films of 2011”. With the addition of DIRECTV, the ShortsHD network is now available to over 40 million homes worldwide. Good news for short filmmakers……

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