Published on: 14 September 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 15 September

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Since our last Digest, Liz Truss was announced as the new Conservative Party leader and UK Prime Minister, Jen Smith was appointed interim CEO of the Independent Standards Authority (ISA), and esteemed director Kenny Scott passed away aged 54. Read more below.

Liz Truss is announced as the new UK Prime Minister, bringing a newly appointed Cabinet to the Houses of Parliament. Read the open letter to the PM from Creative UK, signed by Directors UK CEO Andy Harrower, here.

Broadcast reports on the death of Kenny Scott, director of the Bafta and RTS Award-winning Channel 4 doc Mummifying Alan.

BFI director of culture and inclusion Jen Smith is to lead Time’s Up UK and Creative UK’s bullying watchdog, Broadcast reports.

Pioneering French film director Jean-Luc Godard has died aged 91. In commemoration, Little White Lies explores the longevity of his artistic influence.

For their latest installment of 'The Art of the Director', Televisual chats to Dearbhla Walsh, whose credits include The Handmaid's Tale, Fargo, Penny Dreadful, Shameless, and more.

The UK’s Film and TV Charity has launched a range of financial tools to help the sector with the impending cost-of-living crisis. (via Broadcast)

Succession, Squid Game, Ted Lasso and The White Lotus are amongst the winners at the Emmy Awards 2022. The Guardian reports on the full list of accolades.

UK television audience measurement service BARB has appointed Paul Evans to lead an industry consultation on television-like content. (via Broadband TV News)

TVBEurope looks at what the rise in energy prices will mean for the broadcast industry.

Coronation Street becomes the first continuing drama to use virtual production in a special sequence set to air this week. (via TVBEurope)

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