Bans at Cannes, EU funding and Amazon ratings, automation and animation — it’s all in today’s Directors Digest. Catch with all the latest news and views below.
Netflix has been banned from competing at Cannes Film Festival, The Verge reports.
Meanwhile, Filmmaker Magazine looks at how AI is poised to change filmmaking.
A “No Quotes” law is benefiting actors in California. (The Hollywood Reporter)
A BFI study has found that UK screen sectors have received £300m EU funding in the last decade. (Screen International)
The Radio Times looks at how Ordeal By Innocence was re-shot after removing actor Ed Westwick from its lead role.
Televisual goes behind the scenes of Channel 4’s Kiss Me First, and looks at the motion capture techniques it employs.
The Creative Industries Federation has released a report into creativity and future of work. (Creative Industries Federation)
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