Published on: 16 January 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 16 January 2019
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Inappropriate insurers, price hikes at Netflix, a dispute between the Academy and SAG, and every single thing that Steven Soderbergh has watched or read. It’s all in today’s Directors Digest.
Female directors are behind 48.6% of the projects at the Berlinale production market, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Meanwhile, a row has broken out between the Academy and the Screen Actors Guild over perceived pressure on actors to appear at the Oscars. (Guardian)
Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that new Apple services will be coming this year — prompting many to suggest this could be the much-awaited TV service. (The Verge)
Streaming platforms need to rethink their autoplay settings for TV Shows, IndieWire argues.
Meanwhile, Netflix has set its biggest price hike to date. (The Hollywood Reporter)
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