DQE receives “International studio of the year” award and
“Best Animated TV Series”
DQ Entertainment, the global animation, entertainment production and Distribution Company, announces that it has received the prestigious “international studio of the year” award at the 16th ceremony of Cartoons on the Bay, Italy 2012.
The Company is also pleased to announce that its CG animated TV series titled ‘Iron Man’ co-produced with Method Animation; France won the Pulcinella Awards in the category of ‘Best TV series for Teens’ on 24th March’12 at Rapallo, Italy. ‘Charlie Chaplin’, DQE’s CGI animated TV series, co-produced with Method Animation, France was also nominated for the Pulcinella Awards in the category of ‘Best TV series for Kids’ at the festival of Cartoons on the Bay.
Tapaas Chakravarti Chairman & CEO of DQE receiving the ‘international studio of the year’ award at Cartoons on the Bay Festival in Rapallo ,Italy.
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Tapaas Chakravarti Chairman & CEO of DQE said:
“We are delighted to receive this special recognition in Europe, which is a validation of the dedication and hard work by DQE. This recognition will definitely motivate us to achieve even greater heights to continue producing and distributing highest quality animation content for television and feature films globally.
This recognition is doubly validated by the best animated TV series award for ‘Iron Man’ at the Pulcinella awards. It has been our honour to partner with Method Animation and Marvel on this production. ”
About Cartoons on the Bay:
Cartoons on the Bay, Italy, is one of the most prestigious, international events for the animation industry. The festival and awards ceremony aims to foster creativity and support the commitment of worldwide authors and producers in linking arts and entertainment and to help professionals in choosing quality and innovative products. The awards attract a wide range of participation from international production houses to the press, students and the general public.
DQE is one of the leading producers of animation, visual effects, game art and live action entertainment content for the global media and entertainment industry. With a workforce of approximately 3,200 employees and a global client - partner base of over 100 producers, distributors, broadcasters and licensors, including Walt Disney Group, Universal Pictures, Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc., Electronic Arts, Marvel Comics, American Greetings, the BBC, M6 / France TV Group / TF-1, all leading broadcasting and distribution groups from France, ZDF TV and ZDF Enterprises, a leading pubcaster and distributor from Germany, ABC Australia, Al Jazeera - Arabic nations, Disney Channels - Asia, Cartoon Network Group and many more worldwide.
DQE has produced/co-produced and distributed iconic animated brands such as Iron Man , Twisted Whiskers, Mikido, Casper, Pinky & Perky, Large Family, Mickey Mouse Club House and Penguins of Madagascar TV series and is now co-producing properties like The Little Prince, Little Nick, Iron Man, Charlie Chaplin and others with major international broadcasters and producers. DQE has a substantial library of international programs for distribution and licensing globally for TV, home entertainment, merchandising and publishing. Two feature films are also currently in development at DQE.
DQE has received over 35 awards including an EMMY, at several national and international forums recognising creativity and excellence. Among these are the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award, The UK Broadcast Award 2010, Sichuan TV Festival International "Gold Panda" Award, 11 Emmy nominations and an Emmy Award administered by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences , USA for ‘Tutenstein’ animated TV series. The Jungle Book produced by DQE was nominated in 5 categories at the Cartoons on the bay - Pulcinella awards Italy in 2011.