Published on: 02 October 2019 in Industry

Directors Digest — 3 October 2019

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Hammer films, Doctor Who, big changes at Viacom and interior design all feature in this week’s Digest. Read all about it below. 


What does cinema have to do with the art of interior design? Quite a lot, it turns out. (Guardian)

Hammer films have struck a global deal with Studiocanal. (Variety)

Little White Lies rounds up some great examples of directors grilling directors

Sam Mendes explains his decision to create 1917 in the style of a one-shot film. (Indiewire)   

France is trimming its cinema tax on Broadcasters. (Advanced Television)


C5 has unveiled nine BAME indie partners. (Broadcast)

Maria Kyriacou has been appointed Viacom President of UK, Northern and Eastern Europe. (Televisual)

Meet Rebecca Sugar, the woman leading the LGBT cartoon revolution. (Guardian)

Elwen Rowlands and Hayley Manning have launched a new Cardiff-based Indie, Little Door. (Televisual)

And finally, Den of Geek looks at the long relationship between folk horror and Doctor Who

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