This week’s Digest goes right to the heart of European Parliament, as votes on the copyright directive takes place, and a call for the release of Oleg Sentsov is issued.
Meanwhile, French broadcasters are ganging up to take on Netflix and could Endemol Shine be thinking of a sale? Read all about it below.
Variety is reporting that Endemol Shine is consulting with banks over a potential sale.
The BBC has published its BAME career progression report. (Televisual)
Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter says that Sky may hold the key in the Comcast-Disney war over Fox.
The Guardian reports on Lucid, a new film premiering at Edinburgh Film Festival by director Adam Morse — who is registered blind.
Screen International reports on ARC LDN, a new film financing outfit by UK entrepreneur Aamar Aslam.
BAFTA has confirmed the diversity requirements for its 2019 British film awards. (Screen International)
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