Sunday, December 18, 2011

eigoMANGA and ShortsHD Reach Television Deal

San Francisco based comic book publisher, eigoMANGA announces its deal to produce and distribute original animation shorts with ShortsHD, the first and only high-definition television network dedicated to short movies. ShortsHD has a television distribution reach of over 40 million households which spans over 3 continents. ShortsHD is available on Direct TV (Channel 568), Dish Network (Channel 375), and AT&T U-Verse (Channel 1789).

"I'm really excited about working with ShortsHD", triumphs Austin Osueke, eigoMANGA's Publisher. "It's a great opportunity for emerging animators to showcase their work on television and beyond to a worldwide audience."

eigoMANGA's animation content will become part of ShortsHD televison programming such as their animation block, 'SHORTS Animate!' The deal kicks off with the broadcast of the animation short, 'Christmas In Taxi'. This is a Christmas story based about a taxi driver who reluctantly spends his Christmas Eve with a passenger who is down on her luck. 'Christmas In Taxi' is produced by Jongmin Shin and directed by Young-Kwang Jo.

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