Shorts International

Shorts lands on Rakuten TV

Shorts International, the owner of short-form content channel ShortsTV, has announced a deal with Rakuten TV. The deal will bring the network’s free-to-view channels Shorts and Cortos to the platform across Europe.  The Shorts channel will initially launch in the UK, Italy, Spain (as ‘Cortos’) and throughout the Nordics. Each market will be offered unique […]

Chello signs ShortsTV distribution deal

Chello Central Europe will distribute the Shorts TV short movie network in Central and Eastern Europe, through a deal with the channel’s owner Shorts International.  Chello Central Europe will distribute the HD version of ShortsTV in Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and the Balkans. The deal follows ShortsTV’s move into Romania in […]

Shorts International hires MGM exec for European expansion

Movie network Shorts International has hired former MGM Channel Central Europe executive Philip Mordecai as president of its European operation. Mordecai, who was previously general manager of the MGM-owned network and has also held roles at ChelloZone, SES and BSkyB, will be in charge of growing the short movie channel’s business in Europe and will […]