Published on: 02 March 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 2 March

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This week, it was announced that Alex Pumfrey would step down from her role as Film and TV Charity CEO, and BFI publishes their latest research on UK film audiences. Read all about it in Directors Digest below.

BFI's latest research tracks audience engagement with film at the cinema, on streaming services and on broadcast TV channels covering before, during and after the pandemic. Read the report in full here.

Alex Pumfrey, CEO of the Film and TV Charity, announced that she plans to step down from her position after six years, Deadline reports.

Learn how to film Britain’s wildlife with the team behind David Attenborough’s nature documentaries. (The Guardian)

A new initiative from USC Annenberg shows the lasting impact of the viral #OscarsSoWhite.

The Hollywood Reporter chats to Triangle of Sadness director, Ruben Östlund, about challenging film audiences.

ITV reports positive figures despite uncertain times for broadcast TV, Advanced Television writes.

Bristol studio Icon Films to close after 33 years, via Broadcast.

BFI provides a new teaching resource about race with a look at The Woman King, Gina Prince-Bythewood’s historical epic about an all-female unit of warriors in the 19th-century African kingdom of Dahomey.

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