September 11, 2013 19.40 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Shorts International has appointed Alan Musa as president of ShortsTV EMEA.
Musa joins with a diverse and successful career portfolio in the media industry, most recently as general manager for Turner Broadcasting across Africa, Middle East and Pan Regions. Prior to this position he held various senior roles in the Commercial, Channel Management and Content areas of the linear and digital TV business across EMEA countries. Musa has extensive experience in the media industry that encompasses press, radio, digital and TV.
“Alan is one of Europe’s most successful TV & film entertainment executives, and we’re thrilled to have him lead the charge for us at ShortsTV,” said Carter Pilcher, CEO, Shorts International.
“Alan has run some of Europe’s most successful TV channels—including Turner Classic Movies and Cartoon Network–which gives him a perfect background to work with our cable and satellite partners to bring their audiences ShortsTV, our cutting edge movie channel.”
ShortsTV, The Short Movie Channel, is available to over 8 million homes in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Romania, Eastern Africa, and Turkey.
Shorts International’s US channel ShortsHD is available to 20 million homes through AT&T and DirectTV.