Published on: 23 February 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 23 February

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This week, the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards faced backlash for their lack of diversity, and a new, virtual production hub at Great Point Seren Studios in Cardiff is announced. Read all about it below. 

Great Point Media invests in a £6m Welsh virtual production hub. (The Knowledge)

Ratings body Barb commits to expanding its ratings measurement system to encompass content from video-sharing platforms such as YouTube and Twitch, Broadcast reports.

BAFTA Awards face backlash over all-white winners, via BBC.

“We would all benefit from taking time out to recharge”, Fatima Salaria argues for Broadcast.

Shades of Blue creator Adi Hasak calls U.S. TV a “a disaster zone” amid a looming writers’ strike from European showrunners, Deadline reports. 

BFI Future Film Festival announces award winners for 2023 edition, via Sight & Sound.

Horror director Christopher Landon speaks to IndieWire about his ambition to work with other genres.

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