MUMBAI: The official Indian entry to the CIAK Jr Film Festival, DQ Entertainment’s Dark Days has won
two awards at the festival.
Dark Days won an award in the Best Story category and it also won Unesco’s Gandhi Prize, second year in a row.
The movie explored the effect of terrorism on innocent young lives. The protagonist is orphaned by a terrorist act and is consumed with hatred for the terrorists. But with help of friends, she learns to look positively at life. She understands that she needs to hate the terrorism, not the terrorists.
The winner of the CIAK Jr story writing contest, conducted in India by DQ Entertainment, was Ritika Abrol from Villa Theresa High School, Peddar Road, Mumbai. The contest, which was conducted in three cities with help of Times NIE and DQ Entertainment, received more than 200 entries.
Hyderabad based DQ Entertainment is a player in the animation, visual effects for TV/features and games art creation business. The company is engaged in the production, co-production of animated TV series, DTH videos, feature dilms in 3D CGI/2D traditional/flash, next generation 3D game asset development, mobile game developemnt and mobile application.