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0 Fyzal Boulifa’s THE CURSE at Cannes Film Festival 2012

We’re delighted to announce Fyzal Boulifa’s THE CURSE has been selected for Directors’ Fortnight at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. You can read the full article on Channel4.

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0 QUARK IN THE INDY

Quark producer and co-founder Anna Higgs is featured in an Independent article on crowd sourcing and crowd funding. Quark productions The People vs. George Lucas and The Real Social Network are cited as groundbreaking examples of working in innovative ways, in fact “the future of documentary-making”, alongside Kevin MacDonald’s Life in a Day, the Beastie [...]

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0 LONDON FILM FEST SUCCESS

Fyzal Boulifa’s film Burn My Body screened in this year’s London International Film Festival to great success. Part of the “We’re the Kids from Suburbia” Programme at the 2010 festival, Dylan Cave of Sight & Sound Magazine called it “challenging” and “expertly directed”. The full Sight & Sound review of all the shorts at London [...]

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0 RAVES FOR CHEERLEADERS

Broadcast Magazine, the TV industry’s leading trade paper, has collected the best of the reviews for our film Boy Cheerleaders that aired last night on Channel 4. Their cream of the (happily very big!) crop are: “If those who proselytise on behalf of the Big Society have the slightest bit of common sense, they will [...]

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0 CHEER IT FOR THE BOYS

We’re incredibly happy to announce that Quark’s latest documentary Boy Cheerleaders directed by James Newton will be the first film in the new series of the BBC’s prestigious Wonderland series. Following Europe’s only all-boy cheerleading squad the DAZL Diamonds, the film has received great advance reviews from UK papers, magazines and online press, including: Pick [...]

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0 LUCAS IN THE INDY

Quark’s feature doc The People vs. George Lucas takes centre stage in a long feature in British broadsheet The Independent about the film’s screening at Edinburgh International Film Festival. James Mottram’s article, which features an interview with the director Alexandre O. Philippe, gives a great account of the film: ‘What makes The People vs George [...]

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0 EMPIRE & EDINBURGH

The European premiere of The People vs. George Lucas went swimmingly at Edinburgh International Film Festival this week, with two packed out houses and lively Q&As. Empire’s Sam Toy gave a glowing review of the film in the magazine’s Under the Radar blog, which you can read in full here.  Noting that the film offers [...]

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0 Blogging for Filmmaker Magazine

I’ve been asked to blog our experiences at this year’s SXSW, as we’re here with the world premiere of The People vs. George Lucas and have quite the week ahead. I won’t repeat experiences here, but we had a great start with the festival announcing a same-day encore screening even before our premiere started because [...]

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0 Quark on the BBC

Quark founders Anna Higgs and Gavin Humphries are featured in Tom Brook’s round up of this year’s Cannes Film Festival for BBC News Worldwide. Appearing alongside amazing talent such as Simon Pegg, Ari Folman, Steve McQueen, Danny Glover, Mike Figgis and Walter Salles, the piece is great coverage for Quark and their project slate. The [...]

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0 Cannes Coverage

Anna Higgs & Gavin Humphries are featured as key young producers on the Croisette in Cannes in a piece by top critic Wendy Ide. The full-page article went to press today in one of the UK’s leading papers The Times, and is available online here. Please note that the link will open in a new [...]

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