Published on: 01 June 2022 in Industry

Directors Digest — Wednesday 1 June

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British actors call for an end to on-screen ageism, Netflix struggles to cut down on password sharing and Top Gun flying scenes shine a light on behind-the-scenes craft. Read all about it below. 

British actors have called for more women over 45 to appear on screen, in a move to combat ageism in the industry. (Deadline

Reports suggest that Netflix’s attempts to cut down on password-sharing have stumbled before they've even begun. (Business Insider)

The New York Times goes behind the scenes of the impressive flying scenes from Top Gun Maverick

Claire Boswoth has been named Chief Exec of Blast! filmsBroadcast reports. 

Director Mia Hansen-Løve spoke to Little White Lies about her new film, Bergman Islandas well as the eponymous director himself.

Director Peter Jackson speaks to the Filmmaker Toolkit podcast about the technology he used to create his epic Beatles documentaryGet Back. (IndieWire)

Cannes-winning director Ruben Östlund talks to Filmmaker Magazine about the making of his Palme-d’Or winnerTriangle of Sadness

And finally, the story of how Disney (kind of) crowdfunded their films in the 80s and early 90s. (Film Stories)

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