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'Fleabag' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge: viewers crave more female-centric stories

2018-04-10T10:07:00+01:00By Manori Ravindran Broadcast

Broadcasters cannot ignore the public appetite for more nuanced dramas, says Killing Eve creator.

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UK genre festival Grimmfest announces awards scheme for 10th anniversary


All-female Jury includes actress Joanne Mitchell and sales agent Caroline Couret-Delegue.

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The key US TV trends to look out for in 2018

2018-04-01T08:30:00+01:00By John Hazelton

Efforts to engage a fractured domestic audience, plus equality movements have led to new programming mindsets.

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What's driving the new wave of indigenous filmmaking?

2018-03-29T12:28:00+01:00By Wendy Mitchell

Ties between indigenous filmmakers and funders are strengthening across the globe.

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'The Crown' producers apologise to cast over pay row

2018-03-20T13:34:00+00:00By Broadcast staff

Sony-owned producer plans to work with equality campaigners.

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Robin Campillo, Elizabeth Karlsen, Francis Lee lead 2018 BFI Flare industry programme


Line-up includes introductions from Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett.

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Michael B Jordan's production company to adopt 'inclusion riders'


Black Panther star’s Outlier Society Productions will use diversity clause.

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Oscars 2018: speeches, jokes focus on Weinstein and diversity


Kimmel strikes right tone in opening monologue.

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Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand steals show with 'inclusion rider' speech


”I have two words to leave with you tonight: inclusion rider.”

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Major film industry gender equality movement launches in France

2018-03-02T13:54:00+00:00By Melanie Goodfellow

Signatories to the initiative, called Collectif 5050x2020, include Léa Seydoux, Lily-Rose Depp.

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Gender balance key to tackling bullying and harassment, say Glasgow panel


WIFTV’s Kate Kinninmont led the discussion in the snowed-under Scottish city.

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BFI Flare reveals full 2018 programme, includes 'BPM (Beats Per Minute)', 'The Happy Prince'


UK doc A Deal With The Universe is festival’s Centrepiece Screening.

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Industry leaders demand action on gender inequality

2018-02-18T06:00:00+00:00By Melanie Goodfellow

Are quotas the answer?

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UK women in film call for end to harassment ahead of Baftas


Several Bafta attendees will bring activists with them to this year’s ceremony.

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Hungarian National Film Fund director praises new generation of women directors (exclusive)


Success of Oscar-nominated On Body And Soul has also buoyed national industry.

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'Lady Macbeth' scheme iFeatures relaunches as year-round, UK-wide lab (exclusive)


New iteration, which has now opened for applications, will select 12 projects from first-time filmmakers.

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Female DoP collective illuminatrix launches platform for emerging talent


illuminatrix rising will provide mentoring and exposure for two female DoPs a month.


London's Independent Cinema Office names participants for 2018 inclusivity scheme


Five trainees selected for 2018 edition.

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Film London launches scheme to help 150 Londoners into film and TV jobs


’Equal Access’ initiative looking to expand talent pool and find more industry partners.

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UK Casting Directors' Guild launches code of conduct for members


Code to ensure “duty of care” is fulfilled to actors.