Published on: 13 April 2017 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 13 April
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There’s a lot of prestige in today’s edition of Directors Digest, with both the BAFTA nominees and Cannes lineup announced — but there’s still room for upcoming conferences, more on the potential Channel 4 move and the amazing story behind one of London’s least-known cinemas. Read all about it here.
The festival’s delegate general, Thierry Frémaux, took ScreenDaily through the selection process ahead of the announcement.
Gurinder Chadha and BFI exec Isabel Davis have been confirmed for the industry’s women in film forum. (ScreenDaily)
The Hollywood Reporter has a long read on the troubled production of the upcoming Heidi: Queen of the Mountain.
Meanwhile, REMEZCLA serves up a list of twenty latina directors you should know.
The 2017 Bafta TV award nominees were announced. The Guardian asks — how many of them were actually shown on TV?
The Independent ponders how uncertainty over Brexit and Indyref 2 could affect Scotland's new film studio.
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Christopher Morahan, after a career in television that spanned sixty years. (Guardian)
The government is launching a review of Channel 4’s location and regional spend, Televisual reports.
How to truly give the regions a voice in British TV. (New Statesman)