Presidential producers and Pawel Pawlikowski provide the alliteration in a packed Directors Digest, which also features more from Cannes, the World Cup, and the battle for Sky. Read all about it below.
Culture Secretary Matt Hancock is not ‘not minded’ to intervene in Comcast’s battle for Sky, The Guardian reports.
Amazon Studios have named Vernon Sanders as head of television. (Screen International)
Meanwhile, Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a production deal with Netflix. (New York Times)
Pawel Pawlikowski took home the Best Director award at Cannes 2018. (Polish Film Institute)
Following a topical Cannes Flm Festival The Guardian contends that the problem with gender inequality is “not just access, but gatekeeping too”.
And finally, No Film School has curated a massive list of Summer 2018 grants all filmmakers should know about — as they say in the article, use your best judgement when applying.
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