Published on: 02 September 2021 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 2 September
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Candyman makes history, Anansi Boys comes to Scotland, and European producers fight for IP amid the streaming boom. Read about it all below.
Jane Campion gave her view on the #MeToo movement, describing it as “as seismic as the Berlin Wall coming down”, Screen reports.
The Guardian talks to the makers of Hen Night about their new short film, and the state of representation for people with disabilities in the industry.
Amazon Prime's new series Anansi Boys — to be directed by Directors UK members Jermain Julien and Azhur Saleem — is set to shoot in Scotland. (BBC)
Meanwhile, Candyman director Nia DaCosta made history at the US box office. (Screen)
However, in an interview with The Guardian, Nia shared her shock at the attitudes she had encountered in the industry.
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