– Exclusive digital partner for CINESHORTS 2
– India largest subscription-driven video entertainment destination to drive mobile participation andengagement for the second season of CineShorts
– Top 30 shortlisted films to be made available for exclusive viewing on nexGTv
NexGTv – India preferred entertainment destination on the mobile announced that it has joined the second season of CineShorts – Viacom18 Motion Pictures; program for budding creative entrepreneurs, as its Exclusive Digital Partner. While providing upcoming filmmakers with a platform to showcase their talent through a five-minute short film like last year, CineShorts 2 challenges the participants to making a short film on a novel concept of Falling in Love but with a twist.
Curated by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Cine Shorts; Season 2 call for Entries is now Open and once submitted, the Top 30 shortlisted entries will be exclusively made available on nexGTv for the digital audience.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. G. D. Singh, Director and CEO, Digivive Services said, Bollywood and Cricket make up the ABC for most Indians. Viacom18 CineShorts is a path-breaking, innovative and revolutionary platform for budding film-makers who want to showcase their talent and learn more about film-making. nexGTv is the Entertainment hub for today digital audience and we are delighted to partner with Viacom18 Motion Pictures to be able to not just expand its reach onto the mobile platform but also bring-in the very best of original, non-diluted, creative thinking for our audience viewing.
While CineShorts; first season had the theme of Fighting the Odds, the theme for second season is to make a short film on the concept of Falling in Love but with a twist.
Industry personalities like director-producer David Dhawan, director Sriram Raghavan, Viacom18 Motion Pictures COO Ajit Andhare, and cinematographer Ayananka Bose will form the jury to evaluate the entries.
NexGTv will be canvassing participation for CineShorts 2 via in-app communication as well as promotions via its social media handles.
About nexGTv and Digivive:
With over 27 million downloads, nexGTv is the unmistakable TV Button on your mobile. It is Digivive Services; flagship, multi award-winning application offering consumers unlimited and compelling entertainment across multiple devices (mobile, tablets or laptop/PCs). Choice includes an unrivalled suite of 130+ Live TV channels aside from a huge content library comprising of Movies, TV Shows and Videos for every mood.
Besides ranking amongst the Top 10; Top-grossing Entertainment applications in App Stores, nexGTv has also won numerous awards including most recently, The Best Digital Experience; at the prestigious World Communication Awards 2014, in London. It runs seamlessly across 2G/EDGE/3G/4G and Wi-Fi networks across platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows and Tizen, enabling consumers to stay entertained irrespective of bandwidth limitations and the operating platform.
Conceived by a team of seasoned technology professionals and backed with deep consumer insights, DigiVive focuses on creating offerings in line with evolving trends, best-in-class content, ease of use, mass availability and affordability, giving consumers an unparalled and immersive viewing experience. Our partners include leading telecom operators and OEMs including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, BSNL, MTNL, Reliance, MTS and Karbonn Mobiles.
Established in 2010, Digivive is a Group company of Media Matrix Worldwide Limited which is listed on the BSE. It provides expertise across Direct to Consumer and Managed Value-Added Services.
For further information, visit www.nexgtv.com and www.digivive.com