Published on: 28 November 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 28 November 2019
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Netflix buy their own cinema, while the BBC aims to reinvent its coverage of live events. Meanwhile, there’s a look behind the scenes of Seven Worlds, One Planet and Vue Cinemas courts controversy by banning Blue Story. Read all about it below.
Netflix have bought their first official cinema. What does this mean for Hollywood? (Guardian)
Vue Cinemas caused controversy by pulling the film Blue Story from their cinemas following a brawl in Birmingham. The film’s director Rapman quiestioned the real reasons for the ban. (BBC)
Little White Lies has an in-depth interview with Mati Diop, director of Atlantics.
The next iteration of Creative Europe would train 5000 and fight for Euro content on streamers, Screen International reports.
A Very English Scandal producer Dominic Treadwell is setting up a drama production label under ITV studios. (Deadline)
The Ringer gets stuck into on the streaming age’s big questions: is it better to watch one episode of a series per week, or get them all at once?
The BBC is aiming to reinvent coverage of live events, such as Glastonbury and the General Election.
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