Recruiting shortages in unscripted, Golden Bear Awards, TV blackouts and the passing of director Ivan Reitman all feature in this week’s Digest. Read all about it below.
A new report from ScreenSkills has identitied major recruiting issues in unscripted, and explored the potential reasons behind it. Read the full report here. (ScreenSkills)
Ghostbusters and Animal House director Ivan Reitman passed away this week — The Guardian looks back on a hugely influential career.
Left Bank CEO Andy Harries will be replacing David Puttnam as Chair of the Film London Executive Taskforce. (Screen Daily)
Director Kat Coiro narrates a sequence from her feature, Marry Me, as part of the New York Times’ Anatomy of a Scene series.
Meanwhile, women directors have dominated the Berlin Film Festival, with Claire Denis taking home the prize for best director and Carla Simón’s Alcarràs winning the Golden Bear. (Guardian)
Documentarian Ken Burns speaks to Variety about his latest project and the state of America today.
Director Adam McKay goes behind the scenes of how he created four crucial scenes in his Oscar-nominated film, Don’t Look Up. (Screen Daily)