Go Social Film Magazine Partners with the San Jose Short Film Festival to Stream Official Selections Online to a Global Audience via iPad
Go Social LLC "The Future of Film Distribution" partners with the San Jose Short Film Festival to Stream Official Mobile Selections for October 2012 Festival.
SAN JOSE, CA, May 27, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The San Jose Short Film Festival was founded to showcase Silicon Valley's leadership role in contemporary filmmaking and support independent filmmakers from around the globe, the new Go Social Film Magazine iPad App will focus on bringing talented international filmmakers the online audiences they so richly deserve, with articles, features, exclusive footage and more.
Go Social LLC made the announcement this week at the Cannes Film Festival in France, as they launched their new Go Social Film Magazine iPad Application. Go Social Film Magazine is the first iPad magazine to feature international short films and deliver these films in their entirety directly to viewer iPads. This free iPad application is purposely built to take advantage of the iPad platform and deliver high quality entertainment in a convenient and easy to access format.
"Too often short filmmakers are under recognized and their films don't get the exposure that they deserve. We've created this great cutting edge distribution platform to benefit these filmmakers as well as film lovers." Nadzeya Huselnikava, CEO/ co-founder of GSFM Go Social LLC.
Partnering with the San Jose Short Film Festival allows Go Social LLC to connect with Silicon Valley patrons and gain real-time insight to the film going audiences at the October four day festival. The new interactive magazine will feature mobile selections from the festival, including the Grand Prize Winner and during this summer, highlight the Best of the Festival Winners from the previous SJSFF events, streaming winning short films in their entirety.
The SJSFF will be offering a special Mobile Production category for the first time this year, that will feature short films that have been shot on a mobile devices, be it a smart phone, tablet or one of Apple's iPads.
"Staying ahead of the technology curve is important to us and with mobile devices' ability to record in HD and shoot almost anywhere, we wanted to highlight those pioneering filmmakers at the festival," said MacKenzie Smith, Director of Mobile Programming, SJSFF. "VOD (Video on Demand) is going to be huge part of our industry's future. Our partnership with Go Social LLC enables us to expand our audiences utilizing technology in a relevant and clever way," he continued, "this app truly takes film distribution to a whole new level."
The Go Social Film Magazine App is available for free download in the iTunes Store now -
The San Jose Short Film Festival's call for entries is currently open, accepting short films in all genres and under 25 min in length through https:/www.withoutabox.com/ - regular deadline is May 31st, 2012.
Go Social LLC and the San Jose Short Film Festival, bringing World Class Entertainment to the Silicon Valley, one short film at a time.
Nadzeya Huselnikava San Francisco, CA
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Cannes: +31 6 5342 4804
MacKenzie Smith, Director Mobile Programming
San Jose Short Film Festival
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London: +44 7446 177744
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