Published on: 08 December 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 8 December

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This week, discussions of off-screen diversity take centre stage, director Chantal Akerman makes history as her feature is named top of the '100 Greatest Films' poll, and efforts to rescue Edinburgh Filmhouse continue. Find out more below.


Prince Charles Cinema team have launched a bid to rescue Edinburgh Filmhouse, Screen Daily reports.

BBC director-general Tim Davie delivered a speech at a Royal Television Society (RTS) event yesterday in which he set out ‘a case for growth’. (Digital TV Europe)

In the wake of Sight & Sound’s recently-published ‘100 Greatest Films’ critics poll, Silent London unpacks some of the biggest changes to the list, including the new winner: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles, directed by Chantal Akerman.

Dubbing mixer Emma Butt describes the film and TV industry as ‘complacent’ over off-screen diversity, Broadcast reports.

Mubi Notebook speaks to Welsh experimentalist director Peter Greenaway in a new interview.

Director Jane Schoenbrun speaks to The Hollywood Reporter about their internet-inspired feature, We're All Going to the World's Fair.

Broadcast explores how deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people are claiming their place in BAFTA and beyond.


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