Dispatches from Cannes, London’s most beautiful cinemas and the sad passing of Roger Moore are just some of the topics covered in today’s Directors Digest. Read on for more.
Amazon stepped up its battle with Netflix and Sky by adding new channels, The Guardian reports.
Meanwhile Banijay has backed a new scripted label: BlackLight Television. (Televisual)
Colombia became the latest country to adopt legislation introducing important new rights for audiovisual authors. (CISAC)
Salon has hired former Endemol executive Annabel Wigoder to oversee production and development. (Screen Daily)
Director Jane Campion has told Screen Daily that Cannes needs all-female juries.
Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman has pledged to work with a female director every eighteen months. (The Guardian)
A new GLAAD report has shown that major studios have failed to increase LGBT representation. (Variety)
Sweden hit 64% female director funding in 2016. (Screen Daily)
And finally, Time Out brought us a round-up of London’s prettiest cinemas.
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