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 [...]
Quark co-founder and producer Anna Higgs has been selected as a finalist for the British Council’s ‘Young Screen Entrepreneur of the Year’ award. As part of the programme Anna and the other 5 finalists will go on a market focus tour to Mexico, to understand the screen industries in this important developing economy. The final [...]
Homeless Me, a short documentary directed by James Newton and produced by Anna Higgs, has won Virgin Atlantic’s Film Festival in the Sky. Since February, Virgin Atlantic has been showing nine short films, which have been made by graduates of the National Film and Television School on its Vport inflight entertainment system. Passengers have been [...]
Tibor Banoczki’s Milk Teeth adds another trophy to the awards cabinet having just won the Best Animation Award at the San Gio Video Festival 2008. The 14th edition of the festival took place in the stunning town of Verona and the filmmaking team would like to thank the festival for its honour.
Milk Teeth, directed by Tibor Banoczki, adds another award to the cabinet at Quark. We’re pleased that the film has won a Special Distinction award at the Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival. The film will also screen at this year’s prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, as part of The Fresh Selection of “five [...]
It’s been a great month for 1977. Peque Varela’s inventive animation has just won the Jury Prize at Spain’s Festival de Cans, its third award in as many weeks, having also received the prestigious Best Student Film Award at the Stuttgart International Animation Festival and Best Short Animation at Celra. Congratulations to all the team.
Milk Teeth, produced by Quark’s Anna Higgs and directed by Tibor Banoczki, has made the final nominations for the prestigious British Animation Awards – in a category sponsored by industry leaders Aardman Animation. The awards take place on 13th March and the Milk Teeth team will sit alongside filmmakers behind Fonejacker, Shaun the Sheep, Peter [...]
Congratulations to Silvana and the team behind Ela, continuing its winning streak with the Grand Prix Best Film Award at the Tehran International Short Film Festival this week. Scarlet Sunrise played at Munich’s International Festival of Film Schools, where it won the Arri Award for Best Documentary. The jury commented that the film ‘provides a [...]
Quark are very pleased to announce they have won Sheffield Doc/Fest’s inaugural Crossover Lab development award of £10,000. The award – won by Quark’s Anna Higgs and her fellow team members Diarmid Scrimshaw of Warp Films and Tim Morgan of Mint Digital – will be used to develop the Tomorrow’s Today project further and will [...]
Animation film Milk Teeth, directed by Quark collaborator Tibor Banoczki, and produced by Anna Higgs, has won another award. Added today to the shelf is the Best Student Film Award from Ottawa International Animation Festival. The award joins the Special Jury Prize from Annecy and the Theatre Optique Award at Fresh Film Fest Karlovy Vary. [...]