Press Releases

Title Published
Hollyoaks Emerging Directors Training Scheme: a C4 Spotlight on Directors initiative 06 April 2017
Directors UK announces new extended High End TV Drama Directors Career Development Programme 15 December 2016
Directors UK partners with Channel 4’s new talent scheme 4Stories 09 December 2016
Directors UK presents Best Director Award at Underwire Festival 08 December 2016
Directors UK Chair, Beryl Richards Wins WFTV Achievement Award 02 December 2016
Screenwriters and directors call on European Parliament to put authors at heart of copyright reform 23 November 2016
The curtain’s up on Stage & Screen: a creative exchange for film, TV and theatre professionals 11 November 2016
BBC, Directors UK and Creative Skillset announce new titles for their directors’ training scheme 10 November 2016
Directors UK and ARRI Challenge ALEXA 2017 competition ahead of milestone anniversary 10 November 2016
Directors UK Partners with Televisual for Panel Session For The Televisual Factual Festival 2016 31 October 2016
BBC, Directors UK and Creative Skillset Announce New Directors’ Training Scheme For Second Year 21 October 2016
Directors UK Announces New Extended High End TV Drama Directors Mentoring Programme 25 August 2016
Hollyoaks director talent search attracts unprecedented standard of entrants 11 August 2016
UK’s leading directors headline Directors UK Festival 12 July 2016
Directors UK at the Media Production Show 08 June 2016
UK film industry bodies unite at Cannes Film Festival over 50% public funding 14 May 2016
Directors UK hosts industry panel at Cannes to discuss 50:50 public funding for UK films 12 May 2016
Cut Out of the Picture - A study of gender inequality among film directors within the UK film industry 04 May 2016
Piers Haggard awarded OBE in New Year’s Honours List 30 December 2015
Directors UK launches Multi-camera Directors Training Programme with Creative Skillset 20 November 2015
UK Television: Adjusting The Colour Balance - BAME Directors working in UK Television Production. A report by Directors UK 12 November 2015
New ITV Studios Continuing Drama Training Scheme 16 October 2015
BBC Drama, supported by Creative Skillset and Directors UK, announces training scheme for new directors 27 August 2015