Artificial intelligence and Comic Con are just two things on the agenda for this week’s Digest, which also brings news of C4’s shortlist for their national HQ. Read all about it below.
Vanessa Redgrave is to receive a lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival. (Screen International)
Stateside, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) are getting tough over streaming residuals. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Indiewire rounds up 30 beautiful films shot by women cinematographers.
Low subscriber numbers have worried some around Netflix - is the company’s crown beginning to slip? (Guardian)
However, Netflix have established their first European production hub - in Madrid. (Variety)
Directors UK member Kate Cheeseman blogs about returning to directing on Call the Midwife, after getting involved with Media Parents Back To Work Scheme. (Media Parents)
Channel 4 has entered negotiations with six cities for national HQ and creative hubs. (Channel 4 Press)
Expectation Factual has hired two new senior execs, Televisual reports.
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