Published on: 05 July 2018 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 5 July 2018
Reading time: 2 minutes and 17 seconds
This week’s Digest is all over the map, from the BBC going to court in California to the UK industry flaunting “made outside London” rules.
Meanwhile, there’s big staffing news at Moonage and Apple, and the BIFAs take a cue from the BFI. Read all about it below.
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Terry Dyddgen-Jones. Here we take a moment to appreciate his life and works. (Directors UK)
The BBC is reportedly in talks with Channel 4 a £500m bid for UKTV, The Guardian reports.
The BBC is going to court in California to identify the leaker of some early Doctor Who scenes. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Creative England’s new look iFeatures has selected its first 12 projects. (Screen International)
The Hollywood Reporter looks at why Hollywood film talent is flocking to China.
Indiewire publish an extract on thedirector (and Directors UK member) John Akomfrah, and his impact on Black cinema.
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