Cardboard cut-outs, Broadcast Awards, big hires and big commissions are all just part of what’s been going on in the industry this week. Catch up with all the news and views in today’s Directors Digest.
The winners of the 2018 Broadcast Awards were announced — congratulations to all the programmes that were nominated or took home an award. (Broadcast)
Veep and Bridget Jones actor Sally Phillips has warned that sexism is still rife in British TV. (Deadline)
UKTV has hired Kerry Waddell, formerly of Baby Cow, as head of production. (Televisual)
Meanwhile, BBC Studios has announced its first ever non-BBC commission. (Televisual)
Pinewood is considering a new site in London. (Guardian)
Vue cinemas have cancelled a screening of a gay cure documentary. (Screen International)
Quentin Tarantino spoke to Deadline on the subject of a dangerous car crash on the set of Kill Bill involving star Uma Thurman — alongside other allegations of misconduct.
The DGA Awards were announced, with Guillermo Del Toro, Reed Morano and Jordan Peele all taking home directing awards. (Variety)
Meanwhile, director Agnes Varda sent a carbpard cut-out of herself to the Academy Awards lunch. (Telegraph)
Ffilm Cymru Wales’ develpoment fund has back five features. (Screen International)
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