Published on: 23 January 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 23 January 2019
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Academy Awards, National Television Awards, European parliament, 3D film, post production, Brexit and watching films really slowly — it’s a feast of industry news in this week’s Directors Digest.
The 91st Academy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! (AMPAS)
The European Parliament has released a study on gender inequality in EU film productions. Read the report in full here. (EUParl)
“Can a film be consumed at the speed of reading a book? Yes, just as a car city can be enjoyed on foot.” Bryan Boyer writes about experiencing film in super slow motion. (Medium)
Meanwhile, Studio Canal is searching for another UK MD after Elizabeth Trotman’s move breaks down. (Variety)
The winners of the 2019 National Television Awards have been announced — congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees!
The BBC has moved to address insurance concerns within the industry, as reported by Broadcast. This follows concerns raised by Directors UK and BECTU last week.
UK multichannel investment in content passes £1bn milestone, Digital TV Europe reports.
Comedy Travel shows are a huge TV trend — so why can’t Whoopi Goldberg get commissioned? The Guardian investigates.
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