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woomi brings the Renderyard Short Film Festival to Smart TV
The 8th Renderyard Short Film Festival is now live on woomi’s Smart TV app bringing this year’s selection of short films, music videos, documentaries and animations to viewers all over Europe.
Renderyard is embracing woomi’s web-enabled television technology to reach a global connected audience for the very first time as a Smart TV Film Festival. woomi is available on Toshiba devices via Toshiba Places and Panasonic VIERA Smart TVs, as well as via TechniSat ISIO digital receivers, accessing millions of connected devices across Europe and the UK.
The Renderyard Short Film Festival attracts new talent all over the world giving independent filmmakers and animators the opportunity to showcase their work and celebrate their creativity and skill, using the latest equipment, video editing and 3D animation technologies. This year’s festival programme includes screenings of selected short films, documentaries, music videos and animations, spotlights on scripts and soundtracks, with special collaborations from Madrid en Corto, 14th Promotion, ECAM, and Rushes Soho Shorts UK.
Smart TV technology gives filmmakers a platform for screening submissions that is more secure than online platforms and offers better viewing quality. They are much keener on showcasing their films on high-end devices since films are designed to be enjoyed on large screens. Viewers can then make full use of their home entertainment systems and their connected devices by purchasing a month’s pass to the Renderyard Short Film Festival, all with free registration and an easy and secure payment system without contracts.
woomi works directly with content producers and providers to enhance the Smart TV experience with original, entertaining and niche material, which works perfectly in promoting independent filmmaking. The partnership between Renderyard and woomi brings feature-length and short indie films to a fast-growing connected and global audience while offering a truly beneficial distribution platform to upcoming directors.
Renderyard is an international digital video platform operating as an independent film festival and a film and music distributor providing independent filmmakers, musicians and visual artists with a platform onto which they can upload, showcase and monetise their work. Its online video platform contains international documentaries, animations, series, independent films and new music. Renderyard provides a strong network for new talent and is dedicated to building collaborations and partnerships with leading video search engines, video platforms and musicians in Europe, the Americas and abroad. For more information, visit http://www.renderyard.com/
woomi is a global, cloud-based, managed platform that allows content providers to reach millions of smart TV devices, and enhances the smart TV experience via a content-rich, TV-centric, user-friendly marketplace. woomi enables content providers to easily distribute and monetise their programs with a customisable, branded platform. woomi is the consumer brand of MT Digital Media, a leading provider of cloud-based smart TV services. For more information, visit https://live.woomi.tv/