Published on: 26 October 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 27 October

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This week, Michelle Donelan retains her position as minister for DCMS under the cabinet reshuffle, and Charlotte Wells writes a note on her debut feature Aftersun for A24. Read all about it below in this week’s Digest.

Michelle Donelan, appointed as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in outgoing UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s first Cabinet, is to carry on in the role under new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Advanced Television reports.

Executive producer Arron Fellows tells Broadcast about the process of creating a fresh approach to interviews for BBC’s Louis Theroux Interviews.

Financial Times explores the growing shortage of skills in the film and TV industry.

Animation Magazine covers Aardman Animations’ brand-new animated series, Lloyd of the Flies, in an interiew with creator Matthew Walker.

The ballot over the latest terms between U.K. crew union Bectu and producers’ body Pact over the collective high-end TV drama is pushed back until December. (Variety)

‘Our pact with the devil was to try and pull it off’. Little White Lies celebrates Ghostwatch at 30.

Finally, director Charlotte Wells details the process of capturing memory, collaboration, and personal experience in the making of her critically-acclaimed debut feature, Aftersun. (A24)

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