Published on: 28 August 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 28 August 2019
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An alternative history of British film, a push to combat motion-smoothing and the BBC’s answer to ALEXA — find all of the above and more in this week’s Digest.
Little White Lies put together a fantastic alternative history of British Film.
Producer Jeremy Thomas has donated his personal archive to the BFI, Screen Daily reports.
The Farewell director Lulu Wang spoke to The Square director Ruben Östlund on the Talkhouse Podcast.
Filmmaker mode is coming to consumer TVs, striking a blow against motion smoothing. (Slash Film)
ITV director of TV Kevin Lygo has said that Britbox will not aim to be a rival to Netflix and Amazon, but rather something different.
The BBC is looking to develop voice recognition software — similar to Alexa — that will have a better grasp of British dialects and accents. (The Drum)
When work is picked up for TV from the Edinburgh Fringe, shouldn’t everyone share the spoils? Steven Atkinson makes the argument in The Stage.
And finally, TV executives discuss their strategies for cutting through “Peak TV clutter”. (Indiewire)
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