Published on: 21 September 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 22 September

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This week, we heard more about the priorities of our new Culture Secretary, we saw behind the scenes of the Queen's state funeral coverage and peeked inside the metaverse to see how it's empowering a new generation of Women Of Colour filmmakers.

The Grierson Trust celebrates its 50th anniversary year, and "this stunning collection of nominations shows that the documentary is as vibrant and relevant as ever" (Televisual

BBC revealed the key players behind Queen’s state funeral coverage (Broadcast) which garnered an audience of 29.2million as reported by Broadband TV News.

Screen reports that the Bafta Film Awards will move venue for 2023 - the move will see Bafta programme its 'most ambitious and accessible' night yet. 

As our new Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan did the media rounds, we heard more about her position on our public service broadcasters, via Deadline

Venice Film Festival showed the metaverse can empower a new generation of Women Of Colour filmmakers (gal-dem)

The third and final dispatch from The Hollywood Reporter's time at TIFF.

Cineuropa are keeping track of the titles submitted for the Best International Feature Film Award ahead of the 95th Academy Awards ceremony next March.

And finally, Isabelle Huppert remembers Jean-Luc Godard (Variety

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