• Divya Sharma

Platforms to distribute Short Films

Short films are very much in demand nowadays and it caters to a very large audience.The crisp content makes it more interesting. In this fast running life, short films are apt mode of infotainment.This market is getting bigger and bigger but the question is how and where filmmaker can distribute their short films.

Here are the Indian platforms where you can distribute your Short Films

Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films - Short films which are most watched and talked about as well as films made by young, aspiring directors make Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films, the most credible platforms in the country.

Terribly Tiny Tales - TTT endures to save the fading art of the narrative, one frame at a time. Terribly Tiny Tales is India's largest and most celebrated storytelling platform.

HumaraMovie - HumaraMovie is the place for the talented creator.The channel releases a film every week. Films by the best Indian talent- winners of multiple international film festivals!

ShortsTV - The platform has the world’s largest catalogue of short films and operates the only 24/7 HD TV channel dedicated to shorts. In India, ShortsTV is currently available on Tata Sky and their mobile app.

The Short Cuts by KARA Studios - KARA Studios was launched with the intention of creation and promotion of brands, talent and artists via storytelling. KARA firmly believe that there are innumerable stories that need to be told to the world.

Aabobo - It is a platform for screenings of indie short films/documentaries/features, discussions, retrospectives, idea exchanges.

Shorted - Shorted is more of a curator than a distributor.shorted hosts selected film on the website. it is an interesting platform.

CineShorts India - It brings Multilingual shorts across India. There’s no restriction on whether the films are available online, their duration or genre, they just have to be Indian shorts.

Wirally - Wirally is one of the signature products under Tamada Media and is one of South India's Fastest Growing Digital Networks.This platform is in Telegu Language.

Pocket Films - Pocket Films is India's leading aggregator & distributor of Alternate Content that is Short films, documentaries, independent films on internet and mobile.

Wishberry - Wishberry is India's largest and most successful crowdfunding platform, strictly catering to creative projects. So far, 400+ creative projects spanning across genres of film, music, theatre, comics, art, dance, product design, travel and more,

Filamnt - More than direct distribution, Filamnt provides representation to selected shorts and pitches on their behalf to streaming platforms with a revenue share model.

Six Sigma Films - Six sixgma films is a production house which promotes and distributes short films and documentaries which embraces culture,faith and philosophies.

Short Films - This platform is a destination for all kind of Indian short films.

International platforms for the distribution of Short Films

ShortsTV - ShortsTV is the global home of short movies with the world's largest catalogue of high quality short movies available on TV, online & in theaters.

Dust - DUST is the first multi-platform destination to experience stunning visions of the future from filmmakers of tomorrow.

Short of the week - Site for Short Films has short films from all over the world in different languages. It is a site to support Indie fimmakers.

Short Sighted Cinema - Short Sighted Cinema is a hub for British short film, championing filmmaking talent in the UK through collaboration, screenings & education.

Future Shorts - Future Shorts is the largest short film network in the world. Working across exhibition, distribution and experiential events, Future Shorts is the product of 13 years of audience development, experimentation and of reacting to the demand for another way of experiencing film.

Omeleto - Omeleto believe in giving filmmakers the reach that no festival or distributor can offer, on a world stage, in a fair and transparent manner.

Alter - Alter shows most provocative minds in horror by bringing three new short films every week exploring the human condition through warped and uncanny perspectives.

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