Published on: 20 April 2017 in Directors UK

Directors Digest — Thursday 20 April

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From Hollywood to Devon via the Chinese box office, today’s Directors Digest is an international affair. Read all about it here. 


In Cornwall and Devon, UK Indie cinema chains have joined forces. (ScreenDaily)

The CEO of Imax has shared his VR and original content plans (ScreenDaily)

There was a period when virtually all brown characters were terrorists.” Read The Guardian’'s piece about Finding Fatima, featuring some words from our Menhaj Huda, our Directors UK Diversity Committee Chair. 

The Federation of European Film Directors has called for a new talent-driven MEDIA programme. (FERA)

Esquire puts forward the case for more movies about men being directed by women


James Murdoch will be giving the keynote address at this September’s RTS conference in Cambridge. (Digital TV Europe)

Finally, via ScreenDaily, BBC Worldwide strikes a £150m drama deal

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