Published on: 10 September 2018 in Industry

Directors Digest — 10 September 2018

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Radical TV, post houses and diversity in film criticism all feature in this week’s Digest, as new funding is announced by Creative Skillset and a graphic explores the truth behind films based on true stories.

And, of course, theres great news for creators as the draft Copyright Directive is voted through European Paliament. Read all about it below.

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Meanwhile, the BFI’s Ben Roberts did a Q&A with The Hollywood Reporter, providing a glimpse into how the BFI supports and promotes its projects


Meanwhile, member Nimer Rashed blogs about his experience directing second unit on BBC One’s Press, as part of the High-End scheme supported by Directors UK and Creative Skillset

And finally, Tony Hall has warned that British broadcasters need to find new partners to co-fund High-End drama, as Amazon and Netflix move away from scripted. (Deadline)

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