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Quark Unveils Digital Magazine Awards Finalists

Press release from the issuing company

The international Digital Magazine Awards, in association with Quark, are delighted to announce the finalists for this year's competition. A showcase event to announce the winners will be held at the London College of Communication on December 14, 2011.

Digital magazines from 18 countries were named as finalists in 16 categories. Magazines receiving multiple nominations include: T3, British Vogue, PROJECT, Good Food, and WIRED.

The full list of finalists can be viewed at: www.digitalmagazineawards.com/finalists.

Sponsored by Quark, the Digital Magazine Awards 2011 are judged by luminaries from the digital publishing industry including Quark's Vice President of Marketing, Gavin Drake; CNN International Digital's Vice President and General Manager, Peter Bale; The New York Times' Multimedia Producer, Tanzina Vega; and Thomson Reuters' (China) Chairman, David Schlesinger.

Category winners and the overall Magazine of the Year will be announced and displayed at a showcase exhibition at the Well Gallery, London College of Communication on December 14, 2011.

Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Awards' Chairman, said, “It is clear digital magazines now cross over traditional publishing skills with all forms of interactive media combining sensational content, ingenious design, incredible photography, film and videography, superb use of sound and with many challenging the definition of what a magazine actually is. This year's winners will give a glimpse into the future of digital media.”

Gavin Drake, Quark's Vice President of Marketing, said, “As a company focused on providing leading tools for digital design and publishing, it's fantastic to be able to support an area that is evolving so rapidly and to see the continued innovation since last year's inaugural Digital Magazine Awards. Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to make submissions and our sincere congratulations to those selected as finalists.”

Professor Sandra Kemp, London College of Communication’s Head of College, said, “As the leading global higher education institution linked to the communications industries, we are proud to be associated with these innovative awards. It is fitting that the early 21st Century publishing and media innovators should be recognized at an institution that has heritage going back to the beginning of design and print education in the 19th century.”


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