Awards season is in full swing, with Golden Globes and BAFTAs taking the podium. Meanwhile, the BFI talks Brexit and a Swedish film festival invites to you watch a film inside a coffin. It’s all in this week’s Directors Digest.
The nominations for the 2019 BAFTA Film Awards were announced — congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! (Screen)
The BFI sets out matter-of-fact answers to how Brexit might affect the screen sectors. (BFI)
Meanwhile, Indiewire lists every studio film directed by a female filmmaker in 2019.
Could you watch a film in a coffin? Göteborg Film Festival is providing that opportunity to attendees. (Little White Lies)
The Golden Globes winners were announced on Sunday night, with a very strong showing for UK television. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! (Screen)
Is Netflix using dodgy social media tactics to maniuplate viewers? (New Statesman)
The Guardian looks at the making of Threads, featuring an interview from Directors UK member Mike Jackson.
A major new film and TV studio is in the works near Edinburgh, Variety reports.
Why can’t BBC iPlayer just upload archive content? The New Statesman explains why.
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