Published on: 08 April 2021 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 8 April

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New categories at the Griersons, the UK appetite for cinema, and a sounding out of Sound of Metal. Read all about it below.

The I looks behind the extraordinary sound design of Oscar Best Picture nominee Sound of Metal

Meanwhile, The Guardian looks back at the making of the classic videogame show, GamesMaster

Calm With Horses director (and Directors UK member) Nick Rowland spoke about releasing his film under covid. (Screen Daily)

The Grierson Awards are adding three new categories. (Televisual)

Meanwhile, director Ang Lee is to be honoured at the forthcoming BAFTAs. (BAFTA)

Italy has abolished film censorship, removing government power to ban movies, Variety reports. 

Playback and subtitles will have a new look iPlayer, Broadband TV News reports.

Finally, a new survey has shown the appetite for UK audiences to return to cinemas. (Variety)

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 communications@directors.uk.com with your article idea.

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