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
China now home to world’s biggest box office at $1.988 billion, surpassing USA (Hollywood Reporter).
Record attendance figures for online BFI London Film Festival (Screen Daily).
ITV to increase focus on streaming (The Guardian).
BBC Film and BFI to debut new release model (Screen Daily).
Pinewood Studios to offer to ex-Heathrow staff jobs in the film industry (Evening Standard).
Quibi to shut down after six months (Screen Daily).
HBO Max subscriptions hit 28.7 million (Variety).
Features and commentary
The 50 most powerful TV showrunners of 2020 (Hollywood Reporter).
Programme of BAFTA Events (Bafta).
Latest film festival dates and cancellations (Screen Daily)
Covid-19 Resources (WFTV).