Published on: 01 February 2024 in Industry

Directors Digest — Friday 2 February 2024

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This week, the Film + TV Charity published the results of their Money Matters survey and ITV revealed their Diversity Acceleration Plan Report. Read all about it in this week’s digest below.

ITV have shared their Diversity Acceleration Plan Report for 2023, which details company-wide progress made on improving representation. As Broadcast reports, the Plan Report includes ITV’s diversity commissioning spend, as well as the impact of their Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and a range of initiatives to improve representation at all levels. (ITV) 

The Film + TV Charity Money Matters report was published this week. It spotlights the financial precariousness felt by film and TV works, with an insight into how rising costs, production issues and the strikes in the US have impacted so many in our industry. (Film + TV Charity) 

Sundance Film Festival has wrapped up for another year, but there are plenty of breakout hits from the annual event to get excited about. (IndieWire) 

The series two final of The Traitors hit a new series high with its viewing figures, reaching 5.8million viewers when it aired on Friday 29 January. (Broadcast) 

Dune: Part Two director Denis Villeneuve writes for Variety as he prepares for the film’s theatrical release and reflects on a cinematic landscape that has changed massively since the first Dune film was released in 2021. (Variety) 

Dolph Lundgren explores his second career as a writer and director of accomplished low-budget action films, talking on the IndieWire Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast. (IndieWire) 

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