I am happy to announce that Fyzal Boulifa’s THE CURSE has won the Illy Best Short Film Prize at Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival 2012. Thank You to everyone who made it happen!
This week Anna is in the United Arab Emirates, at the invitation of the British Council office in Dubai to talk about Quark’s work and to help promote the Young Creative Entrepreneur scheme, and specifically the launch of the International Young Screen Entrepreneur Awards in the region, which she was a finalist for in the [...]
We’re very pleased to announce that Silvana Aguirre’s short film Crossing has won not one, but two awards at Dresden International Short Film Festival. The touching coming-of-age film took home both the ARTE award for Best Film and the Audience Award for Best Film. Congratulations to the team!
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 [...]
Eva Weber’s short documentary Steel Homes, produced by Quark Films, is going from strength to strength. Following its European premiere at IDFA and the North American opening at Sundance, this moving film about people’s relationship to their stored possessions will be screening next at the Bird’s Eye View film festival in London and ZagrebDox in [...]
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.