Published on: 25 January 2018 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 25 January 2018

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It’s Oscar time! This year’s nominations were announced, bringing with them some milestones and some great news for Directors UK members. Meanwhile, there have been awards and investments in the world of television — and Netflix are spending how much? Read all about it below. 


The 90th Academy Award nominations were announced, with our members Joe Wright and Martin McDonagh both having their work nominated in the Best Picture category. Congratulations to them both! (Directors UK)

Russia has pulled Armando Iannuccis The Death of Stalin just days before its theatrical release. (Indiewire)


The National TV Award winners were announced — congratulations to them all! (Guardian)

Two former Hollyoaks actors were Oscar-nominated this week, for their short film Silent Child.  (BBC)

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