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Archive for February, 2010

0 The Space You Leave at True/False

James Newton’s touching documentary The Space You Leave will be playing at the prestigious True/False festival this weekend in the ‘Someone to Watch Over’ shorts strand. Listed in the festival catalogue as “a heartbreaking look at the parents of missing children”, it joins films like Restrepo, Last Train Home and Those Who Remain, at the [...]

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0 Going Inside Pictures

Quark co-founder and producer Anna Higgs has been selected for the prestigious Inside Picutres programme, run by Qwerty Films with the support of Skillset. Also on the programme which runs across 2010 are: Richard Aseme, Director, Sales & Distribution EMEA, Paramount Pictures International Jon S. Baird, Producer/Writer/Director, Logie Pictures Claire  Beswick, Senior Film Booker, Odeon [...]

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0 Meeting Ray Harryhausen

Today was one of those days when you remember how amazing it is to work in the world of film.  For feature documentary The People vs. George Lucas we went to interview the legendary Ray Harryhausen. I remember sitting as a little kid, maybe 7, my dad insisting I watched Jason and the Argonauts instead [...]

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0 Abdul Wins at Clermont-Ferrand

Quark documentary On the Run with Abdul has won the prestigious Prix de la Presse at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Directed by James Newton, David Lalé and Kristian Hove, the film looks at the plight of teenage refugees trying to get into Britain as well as the responsibilities of documentary filmmakers.  It’s a [...]

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0 SXSW World Premiere

Innovative feature documentary The People vs. George Lucas, directed by Alexandre O. Philippe and produced with Exhibit A Pictures, has been selected for the prestigious Spotlight Premiere section at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas, which runs from March 12th to 21st 2010. The team is ecstatic to be screening at [...]

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