About

Drama Quarterly is all about the creative side of international television drama.

From interviews with showrunners, writers, directors and on-screen talent to in-depth analysis of commissioning trends, genre reports and set visits – if you are interested in drama, DQ is for you.

DQ online provides in-depth coverage of the drama world, while @DQDaily on Twitter stays abreast of the latest buzz. Our Facebook page also has the latest drama news and commissions from around the world.

The DQ print and iPad editions publish four times a year.
You can subscribe to DQ for iPad by clicking here.

There has never been a more exciting time in drama, for creators, financiers, broadcasters and, most importantly, viewers. DQ brings perspective and further understanding to this renaissance business.

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Upcoming issues

Drama Quarterly – Spring 2020

Published: March 25, 2020

Special feature in this issue include:

  • The DQ Actors Watch List – Our countdown of the 20 actors to keep an eye on this year.
  • On location – DQ heads to Stockholm, Brussels, Liverpool and London to hear from the stars and creative talents behind upcoming series We Got This, Le Parlement, Das Boot season two and Bulletproof season two.
  • Picture perfect – Following the launch of their own production company, Stolen Picture, stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost talk about their ambitions in front of and behind the camera and some of their upcoming projects, including Amazon’s Truth Seekers.
  • Trust no-one – DQ delves into the current trend for unreliable narrators and untrustworthy characters by speaking to the writers behind Elizabeth is Missing, The Cry, Sanctuary and Gold Digger.
  • New recipe – With hit Israeli series The Baker and the Beauty scoring a remake in the US, DQ finds out how this story of a mismatched couple has been adapted for the ABC network.
  • And much more…

Editorial contact: Michael Pickard
Advertising contacts: Odiri Iwuji, Peter Treacher

Advertising with DQ

DQ online

DQ carousel
The DQ home page carousel mixes carousel advertising with home page light box takeover once the campaign is clicked.

This sponsorship also features a banner on the DQ weekly newsletter.

There is the opportunity to promote up to six different dramas at one time.

Option 1:

    • Your jpg holding image at 1940 pixels wide x 794 pixels high to run the full width of the home page of the website
    • Your 3 minute trailer at either 1280 x 720 pixels OR 1920 x 1080 pixels
      (16:9 ratio), pro res or H.264 in .mov (max file size 500mb)
    • Also a static jpg reflecting the headline image of the drama, at 200 pixels wide x 112 pixels high for the DQ website

Option 2:

  • Your 55 words of descriptive copy and a headline holding image at 1390 pixels wide x 794 pixels high
  • Your 3 minute trailer at either 1280 x 720 pixels OR 1920 x 1080 pixels
    (16:9 ratio), pro res or H.264 in .mov (max file size 500mb)
  • Also a static jpg reflecting the headline image of the drama, at 200 pixels wide x 112 pixels high for the DQ website

DQ alert banner
A static jpg at 600 pixels wide x 102 pixels high with a click-through link

DQ weekly hotspot
A static jpg at 170 pixels wide x 170 pixels high with a click-through link

DQ homepage campaign
This includes two side skyscrapers and a large middle banner ad on the DQ homepage.

Specs:
Main middle banner: a static jpeg at 1114 pixels wide by 160 pixels high with a click-through link
2 x side skyscrapers: static jpegs at 228 pixels wide by 645 pixels high with a click-though link
Mobile banner: a static jpeg at 345 pixels high by 345 pixels wide with a click-through link

DQ in print

The DQ print and iPad editions publish four times a year and enjoy broad distribution at all relevant festivals and events and also on the newsstands in major entertainment cities including London, New York, Paris, Toronto and Los Angeles.

Mechanical Specifications
Full page trim: 240mm wide by 320mm high
Full page with bleed: 246mm wide by 326mm high

Front cover trim: 240mm wide by 238mm high
Front cover with bleed: 246mm wide by 251mm high (cover bleeds behind the masthead)

DPS trim: 480mm wide by 320mm high
DPS with bleed: 486mm wide by 326mm high

Half page horizontal type area only: 215mm wide by 145mm high

Please contact production@c21media.net with any queries or for any measurements not already mentioned