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
Disney’s Blue Sky animation Studios to close (Screen Daily)
BBC licence fee increase (BBC)
Oscars to broadcast live from multiple locations (Hollywood Reporter)
UK and Ireland Box office total down 81% in 2020 (Screen Daily)
BAFTA 2021 longlist announced (Screen Daily)
Oscars shortlists released (Variety)
Amazon TV team expansion (Hollywood Reporter)
Features and commentary
The making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Collider)
The decline of local TV (BBC)
PACT Coronavirus Guidance (PACT)
Cinema reopening dates internationally (Screen Daily)
WFTV Covid resources (WFTV)