Licence fees, hollywood director roundtables and film festivals (both offline and online) make the headlines this week. Meanwhile, planning begins on a new studio...in space. Read all about it below!
BBC Director General Tim Davie has had his say about the licence fee settlement, and negotiations with the Government. Broadcast magazine has the full report.
Pedro Almodovar, Jane Campion, Guillermo del Toro, Asghar Farhadi, Kenneth Branagh and Reinaldo Marcus Green made up The Hollywood Reporter’s director round table — which you can read (and watch) here.
Nasfim Haque has rejoined the BBC as BBC3 Channel Editor, Broadcast reports.
At The Guardian, Guy Lodge asks if a blockbuster can still win big at the Oscars.
And finally, the future is starry, as a film studio in space is planned for 2024. (Guardian)
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