Published on: 25 May 2017 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 25 May

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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. 


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

A new GLAAD report has shown that major studios have failed to increase LGBT representation. (Variety)

And finally, Time Out brought us a round-up of London’s prettiest cinemas

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