Published on: 05 February 2020 in Industry
Directors Digest — 5 February 2020
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Baftas, Brexit, lighthouses and licence fees — as another turbulent week passes in the industry, Directors Digest picks out the news you need to read from around the web.
The Bafta Film awards were announced on Sunday — congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees, including our members Sam Mendes, who took home the award for Best Director for 1917, and Edward Watts, who directed the Best Documentary-winning For Sama alongside Waad al-Kateab. (Screen)
Indiewire breaks down the stunning visuals of The Lighthouse with director Robert Eggers and DP Jarin Blaschke.
Disney has switched on Disney+ in the UK for existing users, Deadline reports.
And finally, Flesh and Blood director Louise Hooper challenged the industry to support female directors. (Broadcast)
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