Published on: 06 July 2023 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 6 July

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This week, the BFI pays tribute to animation director Keith Learner, who has died aged 86, and Little White Lies takes a deep dive into film festival pitching. Read all about it below.

Keith Learner has died aged 86. (BFI)

Indies and freelancers face a tough period as inflation pushes up costs and commissioning falls, says Chris Curtis for Broadcast.

Denmark prepares 5% VoD levy as streamers warn of “unintended consequences”, ScreenDaily reports.

Here’s what it’s like to pitch your film idea at a festival, according to Little White Lies.

Over on their YouTube channel, MUBI's Cannes Conversations visual podcast interviews directors worldwide. Their latest episode features Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi:

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