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
TV production given greenlight to continue (Broadcast).
Covid-19 upends major movie licensing deals (Variety).
Hollywood-style production complex to be built in Dagenham (The Guardian).
New releases in turmoil following new lockdown announcement (Screen Daily).
BFI awards £470,000 to UK sales companies (Screen Daily).
Positive Covid-19 test shuts down production on Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling (Hollywood Reporter).
Features and commentary
Will box office reporting ever be the same after Covid? (Hollywood Reporter).
Sean Connery’s midas touch (Deadline).
Directors UK issues Covid update for members (Directors UK).
Covid updates for indies (Pact).
BAFTA events (BAFTA).