Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films and ShortsTV partner to bring the best short films from across the globe to Indian television


For the first time ever the global world of short stories reaches Indian audiences, available exclusively on Tata Sky. Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films is partnering with Shorts TV, the world’s first and only TV channel dedicated to short films. This collaboration will bring the best short films from across the globe to Indian television for the first time ever, exclusively on Tata Sky.

The Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films platform has been a pioneer in the short film genre in India. Working with aspiring and established directors and storytellers, the platform is the go-to destination for original and powerful short film content. Through a variation of powerful short films, the platform has successfully redefined movie watching for cinephiles over the past few years. Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has become one of the most credible and celebrated stages for short films in India.

Commenting on the partnership, Kartik Mohindra,Chief Marketing Officer, Pernod Ricard India, said “We are delighted to partner with Shorts TV, the world’s first and only 24/7 TV channel dedicated to short films, as they launch in India. The short film industry has been growing dramatically owing to the changing viewer habits. Our platform Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has been at the helm of the evolving short film industry and has now become the torchbearer for original, powerful and perfect content. This partnership is a great opportunity for us to reach out to a wider audience and showcase our content on television for the first time ever”.

ShortsTV in association with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films will open the world of short stories and films to the large set of discerning Indian audiences. The Viewers are in for a treat with an exciting mix of award winning and nominated short films covering a variety of genres such as comedy, drama, thriller, mystery, crime and adventure amongst others. The best of Oscars, Sundance, BAFTA and Cannes along with unique and powerful Indian short films presented by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films will be showcased on Shorts TV.

Commenting on the occasion, Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive at Shorts International Ltd and member of the Academy of Motion Pictures said, “We are thrilled to partner with Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films. The platform ushered in a revolution in the short film industry in India by investing in high quality Indian short movies and reaching incredibly large audiences online. It is the perfect platform for us to collaborate with, as we look to further grow appreciation of short films in India by offering our channel to millions of Tata Sky TV subscribers, as well as users of the Tata Sky mobile app.In addition to our catalogue of premium short films from around the world, Shorts TV will broadcast all the short films by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films, bringing what will truly be the world’s best shorts to TV screens for the first time in India.”

Allperfect short films by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films will be available for viewers on ShortsTV.Chutney, a legendary short film which has crossed 120Million views,Ahalya, Shunyata, Ouch, Chhuri, Carbon, Juice,which has won the Filmfare for the best short film,Nayantara’s Necklace, Interior Café, Her First Time and Mumbai Varanasi Express Will be available on ShortsTV.

Tata Sky ShortsTV is available on Tata Sky Mobile App and can also be accessed on Channel #113 (SD) and #112 (HD) at a minimal cost of INR 75/month on TV through a STB and on watch.tatasky.com.
Check out the exclusive short stories titles on Tata Sky Shorts TV