Brexit was all over the news this week (when isn’t it?) and it was no different in the screen sectors. But there were also SAG awards and streaming services in the spotlight. Read it all in today’s Directors Digest.
The SAG Awards were announced on the weekend, with Black Panther taking home the best ensemble cast award. (BBC)
The fallout from this year’s Oscar nominations continued, as Patty Jenkins argued that the Academy was “very limited”. (IndieWire)
Little White Lies wrote in praise of Paul Newman’s directing career.
A new video essay from Film in the Making analyzes the work of Roger Deakins.
The BFI have also set up a dedicated Brexit advice mailbox ([email protected]) where you can ask questions and let them know about how Brexit is affecting you, all in the strictest confidence.
Netflix’s strategy is all about growth - so it can’t afford growing pains, Bloomberg argues.
TBIVision reports that Amazon is to scale back its channels.
With streaming services very much in the spotlight, The Hollywood Reporter asks how much are consumers really willing to pay?
Meanwhile, an Ofcom suggests that TV is of lessening importance — with kids opting to spend more time online. (TBIVision)
Netflix has signed an overall deal with Blue Planet II creator James Honeyborne. (Deadline)
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