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01 September 2005

Short films to be marketed for new Playstation Portable

Shorts International logo Two compilations of short films from Shorts International are to be released for the new Sony Playstation Portable (PSP). The sixty-minute compilations - 'Shortsplay' and 'Shortsplay Extreme' - will be available in the United States from 18 October 2005 in the UMD format unique to the new Sony handheld machine.

Many of the films have screened at prestigious film festivals and won a range of awards including:

  • "Home Road Movies," which earned the Aspen Shortsfest 2002 Most Innovative Film Award - Animation, and the Houston World-Fest 2002 Best Animation Gold Award;
  • "One Small Leap," chosen for the Brief Encounters, UK, 2002 HTV South West Award, and the 2003 Best Director award at Capalbio Film Festival, Italy; and
  • "Mr. Cloth," which earned Spain's highest film award, a 2003 Goya for Best Animation award, and the Worldfest, Houston, Gold Special Jury Award.

The UMD compilations are expected to sell for $19.99 each.

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