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
VAT in hospitality and leisure sectors to be cut to 5% (The Telegraph).
Sky given approval to build major film and TV studio in Elstree (Screen Daily).
Quarantine rules are eased for Hollywood productions in the UK (The Guardian).
Sony and Sky sign new content partnership deal (Hollywood Reporter).
WGA sign new deal with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (Hollywood Reporter).
Latest on postponements and cancellations of 2020 film festivals (Screen Daily).
Features and commentary
ScreenSkills online course: producing TV during Covid – a production management perspective,14 July (ScreenSkills)