Published on: 11 May 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 11 May

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Experts debate the use of AI in post-production, fans intensively rewatch series to stave off cancellations, and a look at the BBC’s week of bumper broadcasts. Read all the latest news and views from the industry below. 

It’s a huge week for the BBC as Eurovision comes hot on the heels of the CoronationBroadcast looks at how they’re pulling off the transmissions.

Netflix’s UK head of features Fiona Lamptey has left the company. (Variety)

What could FIFA’s threat of a Women’s World Cup TV blackout mean for broadcasters? (Broadcast)

Fans have been “grinding” their favourite Netflix shows – sometimes rewatching a series up to 60 times – to help ward off the threat of cancellation, Kotaku reports.

The Oscars are changing their rules around social media and campaigning, following some controversies around the 2023 awards. (Guardian)

Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon is set to Chair this year’s RTS convention in Cambridge. (Channel 4)

In March Televisual held a roundtable discussion with post-production experts about the rise of AI. Now they’ve published the transcript of the conversation to read.

Directors Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch speak to the Guardian about making their new feature The Eight Mountainsand their experiences directing as a married couple

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