BAFTA reveals its membership data, Channel 4 news sets up shop in Leeds, and Christine Healy steps down at ScreenSkills HETV department. Meanwhile, The i looks into the exodus of Black British directing talent to America. Read all the latest news and views from the industry below.
BAFTA-winning director Felicity Morris shared her thoughts on the importance of directing The Tinder Swindler from a female perspective. (Broadcast)
Christine Healy has stepped down as Chair of ScreenSkills’ HETV Council, Broadcast reports.
Nine million people have watched the new Mario movie illegally — and on Twitter. (Forbes)
And finally, a couple of podcast recommendations: The Imposter Club, a new TV industry podcast from director Kimberly Godbolt, asks successful commissioners, producers and filmmakers to open up about their own moments of imposter syndrome, fear and failure — a must for anyone who has suffered imposter syndrome, and let’s face it, who hasn’t?
Meanwhile, Directors Disagree, a new monthly podcast from Film Hub North, pits different directors together in a debate about aspects of filmmaking.