The 12-brand new short films by Voot Originals ‘Shortcuts’, produced by Tipping Point (A Viacom18 Studios Production), an array of intense and off-beat thriller dramas, are all set to give viewers a paraphernalia of emotions. Spread across multiple genres of drama, adventure and mystery with varied plots set across India, Voot will offer raw and edgy content.
A tattoo that changes a regular man’s life, a mundane twist of the tap that spirals a boy in his past and a dead husband’s eyes that continues to suffocate a troubled wife — these stories will challenge viewers’ imagination.
An ensemble cast featuring Barun Sobti, Mona Singh, Akshara Hasan along with directors such as Debatma Mandal and Vikas Chandra, Voot will entertain viewers across India.
Speaking about Shortcuts, Akash Banerji, Head Marketing and Partnerships, Viacom 18 Digital Ventures, said, “At Voot, we have been focused on providing high-decibel engagement and an immersive content experience to our users. Voot Original Shortcuts Produced by Tipping Point allows us to leverage synergies and add to the content diversity of Voot. We are sure that the distinctive narrative and unique storytelling is sure to intrigue audiences and gather significant interest.”
Commenting on the launch, Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, said, “The purpose of Tipping Point is to tell edgy, provocative stories and narratives missed out in the mainstream. These are targeted for personal consumption on a mobile or a tablet. Our maiden production for Voot in the form of 12 exciting short films seeks to make a big impact among digital viewers with this eclectic bunch of stories.”
The opening set of ‘Shortcuts’ will showcase Derma, Googly, Joy Ride, Bauma and Chacha and Cheetah’s trip starting February 8 followed by Glitch, Grey, Aun and Teaspoon going live on February 22. Bringing in the womanhood, Voot will showcase Maya, On the Road and Red Velvet on March 8 to celebrate Woman’s Day with its viewers.
A quick introduction to the stories:
Launched in May 2018, ‘Tipping Point’ is the digital content brand of Viacom18 Studios that focuses on creating contemporary, engaging and path breaking, content for online audiences. The brand extends the Viacom18 Studios’ ethos of unconventional narratives with a host of web series, short films and non-traditional formats.