Published on: 01 March 2018 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 1 March 2018

Reading time: 2 minutes and 30 seconds

Class pay-gaps, open letters, difficult reputations and billion-pound bidding wars — catch up with another bustling week in the industry in today’s Directors Digest. 


We were saddened to hear of the passing of directror Lewis Gilbert at the age of 97. We take a look at an extraordinary career, and fellow James Bond director John Glen offer his memories of Lewis. 

Congratulations to Directors UK member Asif Kapadia, who is to receive an NFTS fellowship. (Screen International)

The Verge offers a look at the mix of practical and CGI effects that went into the opening space battle of Star Wars: The Last Jedi


BBC presenter Steph McGovern has suggested there is a class pay gap at the BBC. (Guardian)

Are you a member with an opinion on one of these stories? Is there an issue affecting directors that you think isn’t getting enough attention in the media? Why not write for us and make yourself heard — email [email protected] with your article idea.

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