Published on: 13 July 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Friday 14 July 2023

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Following a breakdown in negotiations between SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP, SAG-AFTRA has formally announced a strike.

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SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher outlined strike plans in a speech following the announcement.

Deadline also continues to update a list of film and TV projects based overseas which could be impacted by the latest strike.

This is the first actors strike since 1980, and the first time that actors and writers have been on strike at the same time since 1960. IndieWire provides a brief history of Hollywood Writers' strikes.

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In the world of features, Little White Lies explores how dyslexia can be a positive tool in the art of filmmaking.

Directors UK member James Bluemel talks to The Guardian about his acclaimed new BBC series Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland and shedding new light on the Troubles.

And finally, Sight & Sound revisits Bette Gordon’s Variety as it’s set to hit the big screen again as part of the ‘Down and Dirty: American DIY Restored’ season at the Watershed in Bristol.

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