Published on: 07 January 2021 in Industry
Directors Digest — Thursday 7 January
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Big changes at Sky and the BBC, talking points for the film industry and virtuoso one-shot birth scenes all feature in the first Directors Digest of 2021.
The BBC has announced Richard Sharp as its new Chairman, and has profiled him on their website. (BBC)
Meanwhile, Jeremy Darroch is stepping down as Chief Executive of Sky. (Guardian)
COVID-19 has delayed the production of Britain’s Got Talent, Deadline reports.
The Guardian looked at the story of Britain’s first black female TV reporter Barbara Blake Hannah — and how she was forced off our screens.
DoP Benjamin Loeb explains how he lensed the striking one-shot birth scene that begins Kornél Mundruczó’s upcoming film, Pieces of Woman. (Little White Lies)
And finally, Stephen Soderbergh has shared his epic viewing log for 2020. (Exit 765)
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