The ICFR calls for the release of three filmmakers arrested in Iran, overreaching NDAs come under the spotlight, and Emmy award nominations are announced. Read all about it below.
In Iran, directors Mohammad Rasoulof, Mostafa Al-Ahmad and Jafar Panahi have been arrested, prompting the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk to call for their release. (ICFR)
The 2022 Emmy Award nominations were announced, with Directors UK members Mark Mylod and Paul Dugdale both receiving nominations for directing. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! (Emmys)
Channel 4 has appointed Andy Brereton of Shiny Button as comedy commissioner, Televisual reports.
Meanwhile, the BBC is on track to meet its workforce diversity targets around female and Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff but remains behind schedule on its disability goals. (Broadcast)
And finally, Sight and Sound flashes back to their 1994 interview with Gurinder Chadha, who had just then directed her debut feature Bhaji on the Beach.