DQ Entertainment has been awarded the International Studio of the Year prize at the Cartoons on the Bay event in Italy.
Cartoons on the Bay is a key event in the animation calendar, consisting of a festival and an awards ceremony.
In addition, DQE's CG animated series Iron Man - which is co-produced with Method Animation - won the Pulcinella award for Best TV Series for Teens. Charlie Chaplin was also nominated in the Best TV Series for Kids category.
"We are delighted to receive this special recognition in Europe, which is a validation of the dedication and hard work by DQE," said Tapaas Chakravarti, chairman and CEO of DQE (pictured receiving the award). "This recognition will definitely motivate us to achieve even greater heights to continue producing and distributing highest quality animation content for television and feature films globally.
"This recognition is doubly validated by the best animated TV series award for Iron Man at the Pulcinella awards. It has been our honour to partner with Method Animation and Marvel on this production."