Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
Netflix doubles UK production budget (The Guardian).
Some UK cinemas can reopen under tiered system (Screen Daily).
BBC loses ground with heartland viewers (Broadcast).
Lifeline funding loan for Cineworld (Financial Times).
Netflix settles in trademark dispute over interactive Black Mirror episode (Hollywood Reporter).
The Queen’s Gambit in Netflix top ten list in 92 countries (Hollywood Reporter).
Features and commentary
How filming resumed in the streets of New York during the pandemic (New York Times).
Why TV must learn to manage properly (Broadcast).
Ofcom upholds privacy claim against BBC (Simkins LLP).
BAFTA upcoming events (BAFTA).
WFTV upcoming events (WFTV).
Latest news on cinema reopenings (Screen Daily).
Brexit updates for indies (Pact).