Published on: 11 April 2024 in Industry

Directors Digest — Friday 12 April 2024

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This week, there is a step forward for directors as the CMS Creator Remuneration report is published, S4C generates millions for the Welsh economy, the Royal Television Society looks at the role of Access Coordinators and much more. Read all about it in this week’s digest below.


The Culture, Media and Sport Committee publishes its Creator Remuneration report, calling for a freelancers’ commissioner to represent workers in the creative industries. (Screen Daily) Read Andy Harrower’s statement on social media in response to the report publication and recommendations. 

Reported in Deadline, the DGA, the WGA, SAG-AFTRA and IATSE have united behind a legislative move to introduce new guardrails and punitive measures around AI.  

Screen Daily reports that George Lucas will receive an honorary Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2024.  

S4C generates £136m for the Welsh economy, according to research. (The Knowledge)


For the Royal Television Society, Katy Boulton looks at the role of Access Coordinators in TV making — and why they are a vital addition to any set or workplace. 

The Hollywood Reporter speaks to filmmakers who have used SORA, the industry’s most talked-about video AI tool — and quizzes them on what it can and can’t do.  


We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of factual director and our member Nicky Illis this week. Broadcast pays tribute to her and her directing career

We were also saddened to learn about the passing of director and our member David Attwood, best known for To the Ends of the Earth (BBC2). Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and ex-Bafta Chair Bevan Jones lead the tributes. (Broadcast

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