Published on: 28 October 2021 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 28 October
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The film and TV industry reels after the tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, as debate grows about use of firearms and safety on set. Elsewhere, the Autumn Budget is announced and “vanishing” film festivals come under the spotlight.
The film and TV industry paid tribute to cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who tragically died following an accident on the set of Rust last week. (British Cinematographer Magazine)
As news develops of the shocking news on set, a debate is growing about the need for real firearms in production. (Variety)
This week the Chancellor announced his Autumn Budget, which included a new facility for rojects to switch between Film Tax Relief and High-End TV Relief during production. However, once again we were disappointed to see a lack of support for the self-empoyed workers who have gone unassisted by the Government throughout the pandemic. (Gov)
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