ZEE5 Global launches the first-ever Global OTT Content Festival inviting entries from content creators and independent filmmakers across 190 countries across the globe.
A first-of-its-kind festival across global OTT platforms at this geo-scale, entries will be open for a month.
An expert panel of judges will shortlist the top 50 entries across genres and languages which will then be premiered exclusively on the ZEE5 platform.
ZEE5 will also drive promotional efforts around the content globally on behalf of the filmmakers.
The Global OTT Content Festival will give independent filmmakers, students of cinema, and young content creators a global platform to showcase their talent on and find audiences in 190+ countries.
It is “A singular chance to showcase your work to audiences across the globe and attain fame instantly”, says ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content which has been acknowledged for two consecutive years for its content.
“As a global platform, we’re often approached by people across markets for opportunities to showcase their content on ZEE5”, says Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global.
“An initiative like this will not only bring to the fore hidden gems from different countries but also add vastly to our already rich content library, and I eagerly look forward to watching the shortlisted entries”, she added.
Entries from independent filmmakers are invited 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 episodic content, film, web-series, etc. must have a minimum duration of 30 minutes.
Participants are required to send in their entries here.
The Content Festival expects to attract the largest aggregation of entries across languages from multiple markets offering a singular unique opportunity for aspiring and budding content creators a chance to attain global recognition while also adding vastly to the slate of language content already available on ZEE5.