Monthly Archives: May 2017

EVENT | MBI Media Summit 2017

    On 11th May, Lumina attended the MBI Media Summit at BAFTA London. Industry leaders chewed over some of the most prescient topics of the moment – unsurprisingly, the rapidly-burgeoning SVOD market, and the future of ITV broadcasting dominated discussion. Firstly, ITV’s outgoing CEO Adam Crozier steered his way through one of his final public discussions

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    Reporting the Gender Pay Gap

      From this month, thousands of companies will begin publishing reports on the disparity of earnings between genders. Whether voluntary, private, or public sector, employers with 250 or more employees will be required to publish their figures by April 2018. The UK is one of the first countries to implement a scheme like this, and while

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      PLACEMENT | Sam Sniderman, Blue Ant Media

        Congratulations to Sam Sniderman who joins Blue Ant Media as their Global Head of Commercial Affairs. He will oversee the commercial aspects of their growing number of international production businesses, particularly in territories outside the Americas. He will play a key part in evaluating and financing new projects, as well as generating pre-sales and partnerships

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        CEO Shuffle – All change at UK’s top broadcasters

          2017 truly marks a significant year for the upper crust of British TV broadcasting. After a tumultuous tenure spent protecting Channel 4 from the threat of privatisation and defending its controversial poaching of a flagship BBC format, its leader David Abraham announced in March that he was moving on. Barely a month later, on the

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