Published on: 21 January 2021 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 21 January
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Licence fees, quiz shows, new presidents and the campaign to save our cinemas — there’s news galore in this week’s Directors Digest.
Sky have set themselves a target of having 20 percent Black, Asian and minority ethnic employees by 2020. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Our Friends in the North is 25 years old — Stuart Heritage pays homage.
The LA Times dives into the Oscar’s new inclusion rules — will they actually work?
And finally, the UK Cinema Association has launched a campaign to help save the cinema sector, which has been badly impacted by the pandemic. If you’d like to help, you can write to your MP to ask for government support here.
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