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!
Greengrass, written and directed by Nicola Mills and produced by Gavin Humphries and Anna Higgs, has been selected for the prestigious Cinemart at Rotterdam Film Festival. It is in a selection of only 35 projects and 1 of 2 from the UK. CineMart organiser Marit van den Elshout confirmed that the event had received around [...]
Quark founders Gavin and Anna are off to New York’s Independent Film Week to participate in the No Borders international co-production market. No Borders’ alumni include some of the most acclaimed independent films of the past decade including Courtney Hunt’s Frozen River, Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden’s Half Nelson, Joshua Marston’s Maria Full of Grace, [...]
Three of Quark’s films have been selected for this year’s Cinemagic World Screen Festival for Young People. Wish, Ela and Moog will all screen alongside a range of features and shorts for children and teenage audiences and will compete for the festival’s prizes in the young and teen categories. Established in 1989, Cinemagic has developed [...]
We are very pleased that director Hope Dickson Leach is working with Quark on a new commission for Channel 4′s 3 Minute Wonder strand exploring ways of helping teenagers find their voices and share their own feelings about the issues that affect them – including the current media hot topic, knife crime. The 4 docudramas [...]
Director Ed Edwards will be heading to New York with producer Anna Higgs to represent their film Scarlet Sunrise at the world-renowned Tribeca Film Festival. The enchanting short documentary will be screening at the festival having been selected as one of Skillset’s Trailblazers programme – showcasing the best of new British talent to industry in [...]
Quark’s film Wish has been screened in China as part of Film London’s showcase of talent in the rapidly developing nation. The film screened alongside great London films as Mrs. Henderson Presents and Sunshine and was part of an exchange of culture and experience between filmmakers of both countries.
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 [...]
This is a busy weekend for films produced by Quark partners Anna Higgs and Gavin Humphries. Quark’s first solo short Wish will compete at Foyle Film Festival on its brand new 35mm print, where it will appear alongside animation 1977 and fiction short Ela both of which Gavin produced. Milk Teeth meanwhile is traveling between [...]
Currently playing at the prestigious Drama Festival in Greece, Silvana Aguirre’s Ela continues to win awards, most recently Best Cinematography for DOP Liam Iandoli at the Kodak Short Film Competition. This adds to the recently collected Youth Jury Award for Best International Film at Odense in Denmark and Best Short Film in Lima, Peru. Next [...]