Today’s Directors Digest takes in a busy week for ITV, a Hollywood ending in the WGA talks, and the new wave of British countryside films. Catch up with all the news and views from the industry here.
ITV’s Adam Crozier is stepping down. (Variety)
The WGA writers strike was called off after a deal was struck at the last minute. Indiewire provides the details.
ITV has bought a majority stake in Line of Duty production company, World Productions. (The Hollywood Reporter)
In the US, a new spending bill has spared public broadcasting from Donald Trump’s proposed elimination. (Indiewire)
C4 ready for talks as DCMS consults on future, Broadcast reports. (Paywall)
J J Abrams says that closing theatrical windows is inevitable. (Variety)
Little White Lies gives us the lowdown on the European film festival that’s putting Asian cinema on the map.
The Guardian has a feature on the new wave of British countryside movies.