Halfticket.tv brings MyFrenchFilmFestival 2015 for its Indian viewers


MUMBAI: HalfTicket.tv, a curated Video-on-Demand platform to limitless entertainment is bringing to India the 5th edition of world’s first online French Film Festival, MyFrenchFilmFestival 2015. The festival will be  exclusively available for free viewing in India on all connected devices on the web, mobiles and tablets potentially reaching out to over 300 million internet users in the world’s second largest internet market.

Organized by UniFrance Films, this festival will be available to viewers in from January 16 through February 16, 2015. Indian users can also download the specialised app HALFTICKET TV from the Google Play stores for Android devices. Similarly, Apple device users can also get the app via iTunes from the date of the festival.

MyFrenchFilmFestival is an innovative concept, bringing the best of French cinema to Indian cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and cinema lovers. The goal is to showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users to share their love of French cinema.

All the films selected for the 5th edition of the festival will be available with a free access online from 16 January to 16 February 2015.

The selection includes ten French feature films and ten French shorts presented at the festival.

Speaking on giving users from any country free access to the festival, Isabelle Giordano, General Director, Unifrance, said, “Between the 1st and 4th editions of the festival we have seen a fair amount of traffic on from Indian users accessing the festivals site, underlining the interest in French Films among Indian cinema lovers. This time, as we look forward to bringing another round of the best films from new French directors, we wanted to make the festival accessible to internet users across India, and hence tied up with HalfTicket.tv to stream the festival.”

Commenting on streaming MyFrenchFilmFestival in India, Mr. Jagdish Rajpurohit, Founder, HalfTicket.tv said, “The new-age Indian cinema lover wants to experience movies from across the globe. This viewer would love to see new content from French cinema but so far the movies never came to India. With our tie-up to get MyFrenchFilmFestival to India free for Indian users, we aim to begin offering them international movies at their convenience”.

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