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One Life Studios syndicates Pocket Films' short films roster

Earlier, OLS inked a partnership with Sony India for CIS, CEE region along with China and Japan.

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MUMBAI: Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s One Life Studios (OLS) has decided to take the short films experience from India to the rest of the world. The content studio has partnered with Pocket Films to syndicate its entire catalogue of short films across the globe.

This deal comes close on the heels of OLS inking an exclusive partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India for CIS, CEE region along with China and Japan.

Pocket Films is India’s largest distributor of short films across several Indian languages from creators and talent who are both renowned and fresh off the grills. While it does have a selection of foreign titles, the lion’s share of the content is of Indian origin.

Siddharth Kumar Tewary said, "We at One Life Studios believe in the power of storytelling. What started for most of us having grown up in India as folklore or tales told to us by our grandparents, today has become its own unique and incredible industry where content of different kinds are being made and experienced. And today, we have the opportunity to experience stories from around the world across various formats. The short films, in particular, from being rather niche in their appeal, today have a reach that is equivalent to many other successful films and shows. We are happy to have partnered with Pocket Films to syndicate their content around the world and showcase such myriad kinds Indian origin based content to viewers the world over."

Pocket Films founder & managing director Saameer Mody said, “Our approach at Pocket Films has always been ‘creator first’ and in keeping with that philosophy our aim is to expand the reach of the content created by our 3,500+ creators all across the globe. Having started with a channel on YouTube, Pocket Films today distributes their short films across multiple OTT platforms and has also recently launched its own OTT platform focussed on short films. We are pleased to partner with One Life Studios to leverage their ever growing reach to ensure a wider and global audience for our vast catalogue of over 5,000 videos.”
 

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