Published on: 07 September 2017 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 7 September

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Today’s Directors Digest is a mixed bag, featuring fatwas, fellowships, funding, PACT research, Netflix, copyright and zombies. And more. Read our round-up of the news and views from the industry below. 


Congratulations to Directors UK member Stephen Frears on receiving the 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Film-maker Award at Venice International Film Festival. The Evening Standard carried this interview with the director after the event. 


The Royal Television Society (RTS) is commemorating its 90th anniversary with nine new fellowships, including two for Directors UK members Jed Mercurcio and Graham Linehan. Congratulations to them both! (RTS)

PACT’s latest financial census reveals that UK Indie revenues are ‘stable’ at £2.5bn. (Televisual)

Are you a member with an opinion on one of these stories? Is there an issue affecting directors that you think isn’t getting enough attention in the media? Why not write for us and make yourself heard — email [email protected] with your article idea.

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