Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that operates under MTS band with partnership with Shotz7 has officially launched MTS Movies, which lets MTS dongle users and their smartphone customers watch more than 800 short films for free of cost with a new movie releasing every Friday. Exclusively, it offers Hindi and English movies, and also planning to bring other Indian languages such as Tamil, Kannada, Bangla and Gujarati in the coming future.
According to the MTS, renowned film-makers and Bollywood personalities including Anurag Basu, Shoojit Sircar, and Sanjay misra and et all have lent their support to launch this offering. MTS as part of of its collaboration with Shotz7, MTS India also introduced a 72-hour film-making contest for creating film-markers in India.
Commenting on the launch, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, MTS India ,
One always hears, Content is King. This assumes even greater significance for a data centric, voice enabled brand like MTS. The launch of MTS Movies, in partnership with Shotz7 is our response to engage and connect with data and Smartphone customers. Backed by our 3G Plus network, the MTS Movies offering is bound to become an instant hit amongst our customers, who are looking for a buffer free, content snacking experience.
Amitabh Srivastav, Creative Director and Promoter, of Shotz7, said
The Indian Short Film industry is in desperate need of a platform where they can not only showcase their talent but also connect with the industry bigwigs. Thanks to Bollywood and India’s film crazy audience, the culture of film making has now seeped into the most rural parts of India. We have seen a plethora of actors, directors, writers emerging from the remotest corners of the country, some of whom have already made it big in the industry. Unfortunately a lot many are still waiting to showcase their talent to the world. Shotz7 plans to harness this pool of talented film makers by providing them with a platform free of cost.
Registration for the aforementioned building film-makers will start on the 7th of September, letting all who stand a chance to win prizes of up to 5 lakhs along with guidance and membership with one of the jury members.
Interested junior artists and film-makers can participate in the MTS contest. Go and build your own film and try your luck to win Rs. 500,000 worth prizes and honer as well.