Published on: 01 October 2021 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 30 September

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Ofcom releases their report into diversity and equal opportunities in UK Broadcasting, Channel 4 is hit by transmission issues, and the UK welcomes yet another streaming platform. Read all about it below. 

Ofcom released their fice-year report into Diversity and Equal Opportunities in UK Broadcasting, revealing that broadcasters are facing a major loss of diverse talent. Directors UK contributed to the Included research which fed directly into the report, and will provide our own analysis of its findings to members soon. (Ofcom)

Channel 4 experienced outages this week following a fire alarm at Red Bee Media’s Broadcast Centre. (TVB Europe)

IMDB TV has launched in BritainThe Hollywood Reporter reports. 

The Guardian interviews Mike Leigh on 50 years of filmmaking

The European Film Academy is set to honour director Susanne BierScreen reports.

Meanwhile, Televisual interviews Directors UK member Nida Manzoor on the art of directing.  

And finally, Shang-Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton breaks down a bus fight sequence in a video for Vanity Fair.

Are you a member with an opinion on one of these stories? Is there an issue affecting directors that you think isn’t getting enough attention in the media? Why not write for us and make yourself heard — email [email protected] with your article idea.

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