Published on: 24 April 2017 in Directors UK
Directors Digest — Monday 24 April
Reading time: 2 minutes and 31 seconds
Today’s Directors Digest takes us from the BAFTA TV Craft Awards to the French presidential elections, stopping at the BBFC, Pinewood Studios, #ThingsOnlyWomenDirectorsHear and more.
The BAFTA TV Craft Awards were announced on Sunday night, with directing wins for members Chris Power, James Bluemel and Marc Munden. (Televisual)
French media and entertainment stock rises after the first round of the French election, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The BBC has unveiled its Gay Britannia season. (Broadcast, Paywall — find out about our Broadcast magazine discounts for members.)
The Guardian asks what happened to closure and definitive endings in TV.
One hashtag resonated with plenty of female directors last week — Chloe Catchpole brings us this round-up of #ThingsOnlyWomenDirectorsHear. (Den of Geek)
Pinewood CEO Ivan Dunleavy leaves after 17 years. (ScreenDaily)
The Hollywood Reporter has a look at how a Marine Le Pen win could affect filmmaking in Hollywood.
Raw director Julia Ducournau shares her tips on how to make a horror film as creepy as possible. (Guardian)
Actor Viggo Mortensen has spoken out against the Argentinian President on the issue of film funding, reports The Guardian.
And finally in Vice, filmmaker Charlie Lyne details the extreme lengths he went to screen a film without a BBFC rating.
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