This week’s Digest takes in political drama, the documentary boom, round two of Cannes vs. Netflix, and so much more. Read about it all below.
Creatives from around Europe have joined over 70 MEPs and signed a new manifesto for an open and fair internet.
Deadline looks in depth at “the churn” of Netflix’ series cancellation policy.
BBC Studios has struck a boxset deal with SKY. (Broadcast)
Meanwhile, C4 has launched a callout for new shortform comedy. (Televisual)
The Broadcasting Press Guild Award winners have been announced — congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees. (TBI Vision)
Could binge-watching political dramas with female protagonists get you hooked on politics? A new study suggests that it might. (Purdue)
Warner Bros chairman-CEO Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down following allegations of sexual impropriety. (Guardian)
The pioneering experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer sadly passed away over the weekend, at the age of 79. The New Yorker carried this moving, reflective interview with Barbara in February.
Documentaries are showing strongs signs of growth in international markets, Variety reports.
Meanwhile, the Cannes/Netflix row looks set to rumble on for another year. (Guardian)
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