Published on: 10 February 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 10 February

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Oscar nominations have landed, Amazon Prime strikes a deal with Shepperton, Ofcom keep streamers on its radar and much more — read all about it below.

The nominations for this year's Academy Awards were announced, and we were thrilled to see our members' works nominated across the categories. Congratulations to all this year's nominees! You can read a full list here. (Screen)

According to Variety, these Oscar nominations had the highest voter turnout in academy history.

UNESCO has warned of a crisis in the creative sector as 10 million jobs are lost in the pandemic. (Guardian)

Meanwhile, Amazon Prime has struck a long-term deal with Shepperton studios, Screen reports.

A new study from USC Annenberg has shown how women film directors are making some gains, however racial disparities continue to exist. (Women and Hollywood)

Channel 4 is partnering with We Are Parable to train up 60 Black TV/filmmakers and content creators across the UK. (Televisual)

Ofcom CEO Melanie Dawes has said that she wants to be able to regulate the global streaming services in the same way the organisation oversees the UK TV industry. (TVBEurope)

Jane Campion provides her commentary to a scene from her multi Oscar-nominated feature The Power of the Dog as part of the New York Times' Anatomy of a Scene series

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