Published on: 27 August 2018 in Industry

Directors Digest — 27 August 2018

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This week’s Digest is a continental affair, as Venice Film Festival draws criticism and European Parliament prepares to vote on a major new copyright directive. Meanwhile, London Film Festival reveals its programme and Rotten Tomatoes tries to freshen things up. Read all about it below. 


Following the release of our Who’s Calling the Shots report last week, director Kate Dooley wrote a response outlining what the industry needs to do to improve. 

Ahead of September’s crucial vote on fair remuneration for directors, FERA, FSE and the SAA have released a joint statement calling on the European Parliament to protect creators. (FERA)


The BFI London Film Festival has revealed its programme — with 38% of films directed by women. (Screen International)

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