Published on: 17 March 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 17 March

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A look at how TV helps those who are shielding through the pandemic, a new £80m diversity commissioning fund, and a new film looking at the issue of bullying and harassment in our industry — read all about it in this week’s Directors Digest. 

Toxic, a film from Directors UK member Brian Hill, is now available to watch on YouTube. Dealing with the issue of bullying and harassment in the film and TV industry, you can watch it in full here

The UK’s New Black Film collective will be hosting its inaugural convention at the end of March. (Screen)

A new Diamond report has shown that representation is continuing to stall in senior positions. (Broadcast)

Carla-Maria Lawson is leaving her position as Head of Daytime for the BBC, Broadcast reports. 

ITV has announced a new £80m diversity commissioning fundTelevisual reports. 

In a bid to cut down on password sharing, Netflix will prompt subscribers to pay for users outside their household. (Variety)

Vulture interviews director Joe Wright on his difficult experiences on The Woman in the Window, and on making his new film Cyrano. 

And finally, the Guardian shares the stories of members shielding from COVID — and the TV programmes that helped them through it.

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