There’s viewing data, inclusion riders, pensioner licence fees and awards galore in this week’s Directors Digest. Plenty to get your teeth stuck into!
Miranda Sawyer spoke to Barry Jenkins about the making of If Beale Street Could Talk, in a musical hour on BBC Radio 6. (BBC Sounds)
Burning director Lee Chang-dong spoke to Little White Lies about his new film, and his literary inspirations.
Meanwhile, BECTU chief Philippa Childs wrote for the Huffington Post, arguing that when it comes to the licence fee, the responsibility of this welfare benefit should lie with the government.
Spend on UK film and high end TV has hit £3.1bn, research from the BFI shows. (Televisual)
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