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
Nolan leading charge over streaming fury (The Guardian).
C5 to expand slate of scripted dramas (Broadcast).
Cineworld sets March 2021 reopening date (Screen Daily).
Slow start for December box office in the UK and Ireland (Screen Daily).
BBC brings end to channel controller roles (Broadcast).
AT&T and WarnerMedia defend controversial HBO Max release plan (Screen Daily).
Hollywood insiders defend “essential worker” status amid criticism (Hollywood Reporter).
Covid-19 vaccine documentary from BBC and CNN to be released in 2021 (Hollywood Reporter).
Features and commentary
What would a streaming only world look like? (Variety).
Screen Skills new Covid-19 training for HoDs (Screen Skills).
BAFTA upcoming events (BAFTA).
WFTV upcoming events (WFTV).