Published on: 31 July 2019 in Industry

Directors Digest — 31 July 2019

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Motion smoothing, Orange Is the New Black and The Lion King all pop up in another eclectic Directors Digest. 

Meanwhile, SVOD regulation sparks debate and ITV Studios Entertainment appoint a new creative director. Read all about it below. 

Television

The call for regulations on SVODs is stirring debate in governments around the world, Broadcast reports. 

Netflix and YouTube have found an unlikely home in Tesla cars. (Digital TV Europe)

As Orange Is the New Black enters its final season, The Ringer takes an in-depth look at its legacy

Fiona Clark has been appointed has been appointed Creative Director of ITV Studios Entertainment. (Televisual)

Film

Slash Film takes a set tour of The Lion Kingrevealing some interesting technical detail

Filmmaker Magazine interviews For Sama directors Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts

Meanwhile, Little White Lies profiles a family of self-taught horror filmmakers.

Motion smoothing! Nobody likes it, so why is it the default setting on so many TVs? (Vulture)

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