From Hollywood to Devon via the Chinese box office, today’s Directors Digest is an international affair. Read all about it here.
The Hollywood Reporter has news of how Hollywood blockbusters could rescue the Chinese box office.
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.
The BBC has agreed to work with video-streaming technology provider Unified Streaming for a further two years. (Digital TV Europe)
Creative Skillset appoints Richard Johnson as chair. (ScreenDaily)
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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