Published on: 15 May 2017 in Directors UK
Directors Digest — Monday 15 May
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BAFTAs, Bulldogs, Blumhouse, Beyond Bollywood and Billion-dollar movies — Directors Digest brings the best of the weekend’s news and views. Read on for more.
The BAFTA TV award winners were announced on Sunday. (RadioTimes)
The Radio Times also ran a profile of the BAFTA TV Special Award recipient, documentary executive Nick Fraser.
The production company behind Versailles have launched a new €54m investment fund focussed on acquiring UK Drama. (ScreenDaily)
Directors UK member Stephen Cooter talks to Televisual about how to shoot anamorphic on a factual budget.
F. Gary Gray, director of The Fate of the Furious, becomes the first African-American director of a billion-dollar movie. (Indiewire)
86 industry figures call for the US to act over the Russian detention of Ukranian director Oleg Stensov. (The Hollywood Reporter)
And finally Jason Blum, producer of The Purge, Insidious and Get Out, talks to Little White Lies about how to run a successful independent film company.
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