Published on: 03 June 2021 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 3 June

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The BBC brings Holby City to an end, Amazon invests in creative apprenticeships, and the Fast and the Furious plays with electromagnetism. Read all about it below. 

The BBC is bringing Holby City to a close in March next year — read their official statement here. (BBC

Meanwhile, Cannes 2021 has revealed its official selection. (Screen International)

Amazon will invest £1m in UK creative industry apprenticeshipsScreen reports. 

Variety explores why “Blue Collar” storylines are so rare on TV

A new study from ScreenSkills showed that COVID created opportunities for positive change, Televisual reports. 

Kate Morton is set to join the BBC from Entertainment One, as Children's as Head of Comissioning and Acquisitions for 0-6s. (Televisual)

The Guardian profiles a new wave of films that are reckoning with reproductive rights in the United States

Finally, the New York Times explores the use of electromagnetism in creating stunts for F9, the latest in the Fast and the Furious series

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