Published on: 31 March 2021 in Industry

Directors Digest — Wednesday 31 March

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Netflix targets net zero carbon emissions, BBC Four gets an overhaul and the DCMS committee calls on Amazon and Netflix to share their data. Read all the news and views in Directors Digest.

Filmmaker Noel Clarke is to be honoured at this year’s BAFTAs, for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. (BAFTA)

Netflix is targeting net zero carbon emissions by the end of 2022. (Variety)

BBC Four is being overhauled and will become an archive channelThe Guardian reports. 

Screen Daily looks at the making of Rocksand how a flattened heirarchy helped Sarah Gavron create the BAFTA contender.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has said that Netflix and Amazon should share viewing data, Digital TV Europe reports. 

Lee Isaac Chung breaks down a scene from Minari in the New York Times

The Oscars are planning a UK hub following an outcry over travel restrictions. (Screen)

Meanwhile, Variety looks at this year’s hidden Oscars, where audiences are unfamiliar with the Best Picture nominees.  

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