Published on: 22 April 2021 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 22 April
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Privileged backgrounds in the screen industries, new film and TV studios planned for Brighton, and a doctor’s unexpected career detour as a Hollywood COVID-19 advisor. Read all about it and more below.
On his centenary, TV drama pioneer Derek Grainger speaks to the Guardian about his career. (Guardian)
Tinopolis is facing a revolt over its restructuring plans, Deadline reports.
Mia Bays has been appointed new director of the BFI Film Fund. (Screen International)
A doctor describes their unexpected career detour as a Hollywood Studio’s COVID-19 compliance officer. (The Hollywood Reporter)
IndieWire explores the cinematography of the Oscar-nominated Judas and the Black Messiah.
A new film and TV studios is being planned for Brighton, Screen reports.
And finally, cult director Monte Hellman has passed away at the age of 91. (New York Times)
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