Published on: 03 August 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 3 August 2023

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This week, Ofcom publishes its 2023 Media Nations report, and BFI launches a Global Data Hub For the UK indie sector. Read all about it in this week’s digest below.

Read Ofcom’s sixth annual Media Nations report, which explores the latest trends in broadcast TV.

The UK Global Screen Fund Data Hub is a free resource aimed at providing the independent sector international VoD data and insights into demand and content value. Find out more via Deadline.

In an article for Broadcast, Mel Rodrigues assesses the results of Diamond Data 6th Cut and asks: why have we not made better progress?

Jess Search, producer and co-founder of U.K.’s Doc Society, has died aged 54. The documentary community pays tribute to her legacy. (Variety)

Director James W Newton speaks to the Royal Television Society about the making of Evacuation — a documentary series on the fall of Kabul — and creating a safe space for his subjects.

The BFI explores how loudness and sensitivity to sound and music can affect the cinematic experience for neurodivergent audiences.

And finally, director Juliette Binoche looks back at her career in a new interview for IndieWire.

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