ZEE5 launches Global OTT Content Fest for Independent Filmmakers

Culture Desk

24 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

ZEE5 launches Global OTT Content Fest for Independent Filmmakers

In line with its vision of bringing the best of entertainment content across languages to the fore for audience across the globe and encouraging local talent across countries, ZEE5 Global launched Global OTT Content Festival on Monday.

 A first-of-its-kind across global OTT platforms at this geo-scale, the content festival will give independent filmmakers, students of cinema, and young content creators a global platform to showcase their talent on and find audience in 190+ countries.

Through the content festival, ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content, is inviting entries for content created in any language across fiction and non-fiction TV shows, movies, documentaries, stories, short films, music videos and more. The duration for music videos or albums can be between 3 to 5 minutes, and audio-visual content comprising of episodic content, film, web-series etc. must have a minimum duration of 30 minutes.

Participants are required to send in their entries to [email protected]  Entries will be open for a month. An expert panel of judges at ZEE5 will shortlist the top 50 entries which will then be premiered exclusively on the platform.

Talking about the festival, ZEE5 Global,Chief Business Officer Archana Anand said, “As a global platform, we’re often approached by people across markets for opportunities to showcase their content on ZEE5.  We’re thrilled therefore to be announcing the ZEE5 Global Content Festival, a first of its kind initiative across global OTT platforms at this geo-scale, to give aspiring and budding content creators a chance for instant global recognition.”