Published on: 21 March 2024 in Industry

Directors Digest — Friday 22 March 2024

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This week, NFTS Leeds creates a pioneering intimacy coordination course, BBFC tightens guidance on sex scenes and nudity following audience research, and more. Read all about it in this week’s digest below.


NFTS Leeds creates pioneering intimacy coordination for film and TV course, reports Screen Daily

The BBFC tightens guidance on sex scenes and nudity in films classified 12 and 12A following its first major audience research in five years. (The Guardian) 

Expert panel appointed to advise on the BBC’s future funding, says Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Lucy Frazer MP.

Glasgow Film Festival’s 20th edition sees a rise in audience levels and industry engagement, and hailed as “a perfect reflection everything Glasgow Film Festival stands for: cinema for everyone”, by festival director Allison Gardner(Screen Daily) 


The Guardian celebrates Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind at 20. 

Director Interviews 

Director Ethan Coen and writer Tricia Cooke talk to Little White Lies about the making of their new feature film Drive Away Dolls

Michael Keaton talks to IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit podcast about directing his second feature film Knox Goes Away.  


The nominations for the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA TV Craft awards were announced on Wednesday — read a full list of nominees via Televisual.  

We put out a statement on gender representation amongst director categories, in which we drew attention to the problems with representation at the heart of the industry. See how it was covered in Broadcast

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