Published on: 13 November 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 13 November 2019
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The streaming wars start to heat up as Britbox and Disney+ launch on either side of the Atlantic. Meanwhile, TV Licensing produces some surprising stats, and the screen industries mourn the passing of former National Film and Television School director Nik Powell.
Meanwhile, Netflix executives are claiming they pay filmmakers more fairly than studios do. (Indiewire)
From Brian De Palma to Chantal Akerman, The Guardian lists some of the youngest ever filmmakers.
New figures from TV licensing have shown that more than 6,000 UK homes still have black and white TV licenses. (Guardian)
Ahead of the 15th Televisual factual festival, its producer Pippa Considine looks at what’s next for the Factual sector. (Televisual)
Britbox UK has officially launched, though some series won’t be included from the platform due to their content. (NME)
Disney+ has officially launched in the States — and The Verge have put together a ticker compiling all the latest Disney+ news.
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