Published on: 28 April 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 28 April

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White Papers, film archives, boutique cinemas and streaming giant strife — it’s been another eventful week in our industry. Catch up with Directors Digest. 

This week the Government published its White Paper on Broadcasting, covering the sale of Channel 4, the role of Ofcom, and the remit of PSBs. You can read the White Paper in full here. (Gov)

Meanwhile, a new resource from Make Film History has been published including information for creatives on how to use archive material. Find out more and download the resource here. (Archives for Education)

Speaking of Archives — Sight and Sound took a trip through Ukraine’s film archives and the part they play in preserving Ukraine’s culture

It’s been a tough few weeks for Netflix. The Hollywood Reporter has the inside track on the streaming giant’s problems

Despite the pandemic, the UK’s boutique cinema sector is continuing to grow. (Screen)

The creators of Camp Cretaceous and Star Trek: Prodigy talk about how to turn adult sci-fi into successful kids’ TV. (Guardian)

Televisual looks at the progress TV has made in terms of sustainability — and what it still needs to do.

Director Jane Schoenbrun about their upcoming feature, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair. (Little White Lies)

And finally, director Tom Gormican narrates a sequence from his latest filmThe Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent — starring Nicolas Cage. (New York Times)

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