Published on: 15 February 2018 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 15 February 2018
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The new bullying and harassment guidelines produced by BAFTA and the BFI made headlines this week, alongside news from the London and Venice Film Festivals. But that wasn’t all — Pinewood, plagiarism, and iPlayer were also hot topics, and you can read about it all in today’s Directors Digest.
The BFI and BAFTA have released new anti-bullying Principles and Guidance, after consultation with several industry bodies including Directors UK.
Guillermo Del Toro has been named President of the Venice Film Festival jury. (The Hollywood Reporter)
The Independent Cinema Office looks at what can be done to get more young people back into cinemas. (ICO)
With accusations of plagiarsim surrounding The Shape of Water, Film School Rejects look at the difference between plagiarism and homage.
Fox proposes an independent editorial board among concessions aimed towards the advancement of the proposed Sky deal. (the Hollywood Reporter)
The Guardian asks whether the new golden age of TV will produce the first £20m-per-show series.
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