About

Drama Quarterly is for and about the international business of drama.

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

DQ online provides regular summaries of what’s happening around the drama world, while @DQDaily on Twitter stays abreast of the latest buzz.

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 – Pre-MIPCOM 2018 issue

Published: September 3, 2018

Just one more
In the age of binge-watching, what are the key elements to making an addictive television series? DQ speaks to creatives across the television drama landscape to find out how they keep viewers coming back for more. 

Fighting talk
Australian drama Fighting Season follows a group of soldiers returning home from Afghanistan and the emotional challenges they face adjusting to life back home. DQ speaks to the key talents behind the Foxtel series.

Protect and serve
Before the fifth season of hit crime series Line of Duty begins filming, Jed Mercurio has been busy preparing six-part drama Bodyguard, starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes. DQ met the showrunner on the show’s south London set. 

Scaling new heights
Best know for its movie credentials (Monster, The Sweeney, The Football Factory), Vertigo Films is now breaking into television with Roman epic Britannia and buddy cop drama Bulletproof. DQ meets the team to discuss their approach to the small screen.

And much more…

 

Drama Quarterly – Fall 2018 issue

Published: October 15, 2018

Details to follow…

 

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

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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 244mm high

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