|Broadcast area||United States|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||Shorts International (75%)|
AMC Networks International (25%)
|Key people||Carter Pilcher|
|Ziggo (Netherlands)||Channel 125 (HD)|
|Telenet (Belgium)||Channel 314 (Flanders)|
Channel 334 (Brussels)
|Caiway (Netherlands)||Channel 106 (HD)|
|Serbia Broadband (Serbia)||Channel 175|
|DELTA (Netherlands)||Channel 312|
|DirecTV (US)||Channel 573|
|Dish Network (US)||Channel TBA|
|Bell Satellite TV (Canada)||Channel TBA|
|Telekom (Romania & Slovakia)||Channel 201 (Romania)|
Channel 312 (Slovakia)
|AT&T U-Verse (US)||Channel 1789|
|US Sonet (US)||Channel 292|
|CenturyLink (US)||Channel 1789|
|Frontier Communications (US)||Channel 1789|
|Google Fiber (US)||Channel 603|
|Bell Fibe TV (Canada)||Channel TBA|
|Ziggo GO (Netherlands)||ZiggoGO.tv (Europe only)|
ShortsTV is a cable and satellite television channel dedicated to short film including Academy Award nominated short films. It is franchise owned and operated by Shorts International and AMC Networks International. The channel launched in Europe on November 26, 2008 and in the United States on February 17, 2010. It is available in 40 million homes worldwide.
Starting in the 2000s ShortsTV has theatrically distributed all the Academy Award nominated short films.
The channel broadcasts a selection of short films in a variety of genres in blocks of 30 and 60 minutes. Genres include comedy, animation and Stars in Shorts featuring short films with celebrity casts. A compilation of a number of these short films was released theatrically September 28, 2012 under the title Stars in Shorts.
Short films airing on ShortsTV change frequently as per the ShortsTV schedule.