Published on: 03 February 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 3 February

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Brexit, the BBC and the BFI all feature in Directors Digest this week, as politicians set out their stall at this year’s Creative Coalition Festival. Read all about it below. 

The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) interviewed Directors UK CEO Andy Harrower and ALCS Deputy-CEO Barbara Hayes about the picture for audiovisual authors two years on from Brexit. (SAA)

The BFI will be funding wellbeing facilitators on the proects it backs in a bid to improve working culture. (Screen)

A new study has found that UK audiences spend triple the time watching the BBC over Netflix, Deadline reports.

At this week's Creative Coalition Festival, DCMS Minister Nadine Norries announced a major new review into the creative industries. (Deadline)

Also speaking at the Creative Coalition Festival, labour leader Keir Starmer called for the defence of PSBs. (Broadcast)

Meanwhile, Scottish Conservatives have urged Nadine Dorries to rethink Channel 4 privatization. (Deadline)

The New York Times explored BBC Three's return to linear TV this week

And finally, Petite Maman director Céline Sciamma is profiled in-depth by The New Yorker.

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