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Quark Unveils Digital Magazine Awards 2011 Finalists and Winners' Showcase Exhibition

London, UK - 11/15/2011 - 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.”

About the Digital Magazine Awards 2011

The Digital Magazine Awards 2011 are an international awards celebrating the best of the digital publishing industry with categories ranging from Magazine of the Year and individual awards for Editor, Designer, and Videographer of the Year to award categories for outstanding advertisements.

For a full list of finalists, please go to: www.digitalmagazineawards.com

For more information about the Digital Magazine Awards 2011 please contact Gerrie Hawes at info@digitalmagazineawards.com or 0044 (0)7970 422437.

About the London College of Communication
London College of Communication (LCC) (www.lcc.arts.ac.uk) is a world leader for delivering industry-orientated media and design courses for the digital age. Located in the Elephant & Castle the College remains at the forefront of pioneering undergraduate, post graduate and research programmes which are geared to preparing students for successful creative careers. Lecturers and support staff with major practice backgrounds work to maintain strong professional relationships and links with industry to ensure that the College's portfolio of courses continues to keep pace with the rapidly-changing new media and design environment.

For more information and images contact Marco Dingemans on m.dingemans@lcc.arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 6000 (ext. 4248).

About Quark
Founded in Denver in 1981, Quark’s vision was to create software that would lay the foundation for modern publishing. For 30 years, Quark has delivered on that promise. Quark’s dynamic publishing solutions are setting new standards in automated cross-media publishing by combining the power of XML with flexible layout and design to automate the delivery of customized, intelligent communications across print, the Web, and digital media.

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Contact: Sarah Rector, Quark Software Inc., 303-894-3753, srector@quark.com