Published on: 27 July 2017 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 27 July

Reading time: 2 minutes and 18 seconds

Today’s Directors Digest takes us through the rise of original storytelling, the future of genre cinema, and asks the question: have we reached peak television? Read all about it below. 


Indiewire argues that while franchises suffer, original stories are dominating the box office again

Little White Lies tell us why the future of genre cinema is female


Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of ITV, has said the channel will never reveal how much it pays its stars. (Guardian)

DCMS figures show that employment in the creative industries is growing fast. (Televisual)

And finally, after a string of high-profile cancellations, is the television bubble about to burst? (Guardian)

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