Brexit uncertainty hits a new studio development, while ITN makes a major hire. Meanwhile, there’s a look at costume design in Succession, and set design in The Lighthouse. Read all about it below.
A new study has shown that the rate of films directed by women in Europe is growing slowly. (Screen International)
The development of a new £110m studio in Dagenham has been put on hold, due to Brexit unceratinty. (Guardian)
South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard, Little White Lies reports.
Meanwhile, BIFA has revealed its longlist for the 2019 Discovery Award. Congratulations to Directors UK member Sasha Collington, whose film Love Type D made the list. (Screen International)
The BAFTA Children’s Award nominations have been announced. Congratulations to Directors UK members Dirk Campbell, Steve Connelly, Mic Graves and Grant Orchard, who have all been recognised in the director category. (BAFTA)
His Dark Materials writer Jack Thorne has called upon the TV industry to do more to address disability diversity. (Guardian)
Banijay is set to secure Endemol Shine, Broadcast reports.
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