Published on: 17 November 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Friday 17 November 2023

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In recent news, the SAG-AFTRA strike has come to an end, and NFTS partners with the Sean Connery Foundation and BBC Film on an emerging Scottish filmmaker programme. Read the latest headlines below.

NFTS partners with Sean Connery Foundation, BBC Film on emerging Scottish filmmaker programme. (Screen Daily)

Indiewire breaks down the new three-year TV/Theatrical contract agreed upon between SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP.

Assessing the aftermath of the strikes, Variety argues the end is just the beginning for a new era in Hollywood.

MPs call for targeted film and TV tax support. (Broadcast)

Content chief Ian Katz says Channel 4 are ‘picking up pace’ of commissioning. (Broadcast)

Little White Lies speaks to visionary Indian director Tarsem Singh about his modern cult favourite The Fall.

Director Dawn Porter and producer Kim Reynolds tell IndieWire about assembling a range of archival material to shine a light on Lady Bird Johnson in their new documentary.

And finally, for Broadcast, Dan Walker argues that TV can still be a powerful tool to make a difference.

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