HD channel on short movies launches on AT&T U-verse


MUMBAI: Shorts International, the short movie entertainment company, has launched ShortsHD on AT&T U-verse TV on channel 1789. ShortsHD is a unique entertainment channel dedicated to short movies. ShortsHD broadcasts 24-hours a day in 30-60 minute blocks and is available on AT&T U-verse TV as part of the HD Premium tier for an additional $5 a month.

ShortsHD is the world’s first high definition channel dedicated to short movies. Launching with a collection of entertaining short movies in a variety of genres, programming is separated into Zones from stars in Shorts that offers short movies with notable stars such as Keira Knightley and Michael Cera to Animate! featuring stop-motion and computer generated animated shorts that push the limits of imagination.

Other Zones are Editor’s Pick, Real Stories, Comedy, World Cinema, Shorts In Love, Midnight, Film School and Best in Fest. Viewers can enjoy the charms of the hilarious mockumentary Tube Poker or the contemporary thriller Centigrade, directed by and starring Stargate SG-1 actor Colin Cunningham.

Star Trek fans will be touched by the loving tribute to the legendary sci-fi saga with Orion Slave Girls Must Die! and discover what the human cost was when Disney shut the doors to their legendary feature animation department in Dream on Silly Dreamer. "We’re thrilled to be giving short movies a home in the US. Our annual release of the Oscar-nominated short films in theatres and on iTunes has shown that shorts have a huge audience. Now they don’t have to wait for awards season," said Shorts International CEO Carter Pilcher.