Published on: 29 June 2017 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 29 June
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Research into nepotism and accusations of box-office inaccuracy abound in today’s Directors Digest — but there are some rays of sunshine: new diversity schemes are a hit in New York and some major funding has taken place. Read all about it here.
Researchers have found a culture of nepotism in the film industry. (Guardian)
The Verge asks whether Disney wants its directors to have artistic freedom.
Meanwhile, Hollywood is reported to be auditing the Chinese Box Office for the first time amid fears of inaccuracy. (Bloomberg)
Vimeo has scrapped plans for a video subscription service. (The Hollywood Reporter)
C4’s Alex Menzies joins Betty as chief creative officer. (Televisual)
And finally, The Economist takes a look at the threat to Al Jazeera.
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