Published on: 28 January 2021 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 28 January

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In this week’s Digest a new report shows the industry going backwards on diversity, Bridgerton breaks records, and Sky lays out its content plans.

New results from Project Diamond saw diversity in the UK TV industry slide into reverse. (Broadcast)

Bridgerton has broken records to become Netflix’s most watched series ever. (Deadline)

Sky UK is looking to take on its streaming rivals by adding more original content. (Guardian)

Filmpixs, a new documentary streamer, is to launch in FebruaryScreen International reports. 

Meanwhile, Hollywood shoots are going ahead in the UK despite a tightening of lockdown restrictions. (Screen

Vanity Fair profiles four documentary directors who broke the mold in 2020

Cannes Film Festival has officially moved to July, Screen reports.

How old is the average film director? Stephen Follows investigates. 

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