Published on: 09 November 2017 in Industry

Directors Digest — Thursday 9 November

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Pay disputes, massive ratings and prize-winners galore. Read all about it in today’s Directors Digest.  


The winners of the BAFTA Scotland 2017 awards were announced — congratulations to our members Louise Lockwood, Danny Boyle and Armando Iannucci. (Directors UK)

Industry figures including our Chair Steve Smith and CEO Andrew Chowns have signed an open letter calling on Picturehouse cinemas to resolve their ongoing pay dispute with staff. (Screen International)

Despite serving as his own cinematographer, director Paul Thomas Anderson refuses to take the cinematography credit for Phantom Thread. (Indiewire)

Variety provides a look at the global, decade-long effort to bring Call Me By Your Name to cinemas


The 2017 Grierson awards were announced, with several Directors UK members among the winners. Congratulations to all of this year’s Grierson winners and nominees! (Directors UK

Congratulations too, to all the RTS Craft and Design 2017 award nominees, which include Directors UK members in every directing category. (Directors UK)

The UK creative industries are the under-sold growth story of our economy, according to Creative Industries Co-Chair Nicola Mendelsohn CBE. (Politics Home

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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