discover.film has signed a content partnership deal with Samsung TV Plus in the UK, bringing short form movies and entertainment programming to the platform for the first time.
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The service, which is the first global platform solely devoted to short movies and series, saw its beta amass 80,000 signups from 216 countries over the space of three months. The streamer was set up in 2016 and, like the Jeffrey Katzenberg-backed Quibi, is focused on short-form programming for mobile devices.
The Duchess attended Heather Kerzner’s Discover Film party last week and I hear she told guests she’d secured funding for the film, My Louise, by talking up the success of her 2009 movie The Young Victoria.
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Discover.film launches first global platform solely devoted to making quality short movies and series available on mobile, TV and web.
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Explorers worldwide can now download an app for free and take movies on the move – perfect for that plane journey or rainy nights in the campervan!
“The Duchess of York is exploring business and philanthrepreneurship opportunities with her American Host Ernie Boch Jr.” a statement from Boch’s rep read. We’re told that Fergie specifically came across the pond to meet with Boch and discuss possible ways they could work together escorted by Jaine Green, Head of Content with Discover Film.
The Georgian film “Bad People” became the winner of the Best International Drama Award at the Discover Film Awards in London. The film is directed by Giorgi Tavartkiladze. The Discover Film Awards is one of the biggest short film festivals in the world with over 4,000 annual submissions from 70+ countries.
Camille Hollett-French won first prize for No.2: Hush Little Baby which she acted in and directed. She said: “The Craghoppers Film Prize not only rewards filmmakers it announces to the world short film is important. It encourages people to raise their game and rewards those that do. I hope other companies follow suit and start supporting this exciting and growing format and that all filmmakers rise to the challenge.”
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The Discover Film Awards is one of the biggest short film festivals in the world with over 4,000 annual submissions from 70+ countries. On Sunday evening, winners of the prestigious Craghoppers Film Prize will be announced. The winning film will be awarded with a £20,000 cash prize and the runner up film £10,000.
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The entertainment innovator Discover.film reveals an exciting new partnership with Etihad Airways which will see its diverse selection of short films screened on their in-flight entertainment system.
The entertainment disruptor Discover.film has announced an exciting new partnership with Etihad Airways
Discover.film, organisers of the Discover Film Awards, one of the world’s biggest short film festivals, is taking over the East Wing of Somerset House as part of FilmFour in London to showcase some of the best short films from around the world.
Loop has 12 of the best short films to entertain you in comedy, drama, animation and documentaries offering some of the best in short film from across the world.
GoMedia is offering short drama, documentaries and animation films of 2 to 15 min duration from Discover.film through its onboard infotainment system installed by c2c, with other operators to follow this year.
GoMedia, the onboard infotainment systems developer for transport operators, has formed a partnership with short film curator Discover.film, extending its content offering on public transport.
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My love for film has been renewed and its great to immerse yourself in a world outside the Hollywood blockbuster. Films don’t have to be long and the beauty of a short film is an open ending, a refreshing beginning or both.
The Discover Film Awards showcases the crème de la crème of movie shorts, with three days of screenings and a party this evening for the opening night at Somerset House.
These awards were gleaned at the Discover Film Festival in London, where his short film, The Hangman, won Best International Drama and Best in Festival.