JAKARTA, August 11 – Viddsee today announced its content partnership with RCTI+, the online streaming service owned by Indonesia’s MNC Group. Under this partnership, RCTI+ will make available 100 short films curated by Viddsee on its platform, comprising 93 films made by Indonesian filmmakers and 7 Viddsee Original films.
The films will be available to viewers in scheduled phases, with 25 films made available in the first phase. They span multiple genres of drama, comedy, horror, thrillers and romance that will appeal to the general audience, and provide an opportunity for local audiences to appreciate the country’s talented field of independent filmmakers.
Among the notable films in the list are ‘Errorist of Seasons’ by Rein Maychaelson, a dramedy that won the Viddsee Juree Awards 2018; ‘#Blessed’ by Candra Aditya, a drama about the pitfalls of social media; and ‘Becoming Girl’ by Sarah Adilah, a coming-of-age story that won Best Short Fiction Film in UCIFEST 2019.
The Viddsee Original films include the romantic comedy ‘Oldies Buddies’ by Rein Maychaelson, as well as films from Viddsee’s anthology series Scene City such as ‘Light by Bedside’ by JD Chua; ‘As Written’, by award-winning animators Henry and Harry Zhuang; and ‘Cash Only’ by Michael Tay, which was an official selection of festivals around the world, including FILMETS Badalona Film Festival and CineKasimanwa: Western Visayas Film Festival.
Said Valencia Tanoesoedibjo, Managing Director RCTI+: “As one of Indonesia’s major AVOD streaming services, we are constantly looking for new ways to engage with our audience who appreciate stories from Indonesia and beyond. We see Viddsee as an ideal partner that not only brings quality short films to our streaming service, but also spotlights the diversity and talent of our homegrown filmmakers.”
Said Derek Tan of Viddsee: “The partnership with RCTI+ is one that fits with our mission of empowering storytellers. By providing independent filmmakers another avenue that reaches millions across Indonesia, we hope this partnership will further expand commercial opportunities and audience growth for their authentic and hyperlocal stories. We hope to continue inspiring filmmakers to pursue their passion and craft, as well as increase the public’s appreciation and awareness for local short films.”
Viddsee is a leading video entertainment platform for short premium content. With over 1 billion views powered by data insights and a trusted community, we empower storytellers by enabling the creation of films and amplifying stories to targeted audiences.
RCTI + is the leading and free OTT (Over the Top) streaming platform and media in Indonesia presented by the MNC Group. We answer the challenge of realizing entertainment for 267 million people in Indonesia, and hundreds of thousands of Indonesians abroad. The main content choices for RCTI + include Live Streaming 4TVs (RCTI, MNCTV, GTV and iNews), News, Video on Demand, Exclusive Content, and Audio (Radio & Podcast). Viewers can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere on any internet-connected gadget. For more information, visit the following pages:
- Website: https://www.rctiplus.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RCTIPlusOfficial/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/RCTIPlus
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rctiplusofficial/
- Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fta.rctitv&hl=in
- App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/rcti/id1472168599
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