Published on: 16 June 2017 in Industry
Directors Digest — Friday 16 June
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Poetry and polling steal the show at the CISAC general assembly in Lisbon, while the BBC is a hot topic in Westminster and indie film faces an uncertain future after Brexit. Read all about it below.
CISAC have produced a report from their general assembly in Lisbon, featuring the election of Miquel Barceló as Vice Presudent, and a poem from José Jorge Letria. (CISAC)
Tom Watson MP has urged the conservatives to block the DUP’s BBC plans. (Guardian)
BBC Studios have appointed James Farrell as head of comedy development. (Televisual)
The Western-European video on demand sector will be worth €7.6 billion by 2020, reports Advanced Television. (Paywall)
The PGA has launched the 2017 Green Production Guide. (ScreenDaily)
Variety has look into the troubled production of The Mummy.
And finally, how will independent film fare in post-brexit Britain? (Little White Lies)
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