Category Archives: Events

London Film Festival 2019 – The Networking Opportunity of the Year

    Last week marked the opening of the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, a celebration of world cinema and diverse talent. This year is proving to be one of the biggest yet, boasting more acclaimed filmmakers, artists and most importantly – films. The festival opened with the world premiere of The Personal History of David Copperfield,

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    Evening at the Opera: Summer Drinks Networking Event

      Last week Lumina hosted a successful Networking Event that celebrated the last few days of the summer. The invite-only event took place at the prestigious Royal Opera House, with its iconic surroundings and stunning views of Covent Garden from the terrace. Heading into the Autumn and business running at full pace, people are returning back

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      EVENT | Netflix on the big screen

        Lumina was in attendance for the RTS and Wildscreen collaborated screening of Netflix’s Our Planet and Q&A with the production team involved. A fascinating insight into the effort and determination to showcase the human impact on the furthest reaches of our planet, the poles. Hosted in the impressive auditorium at 30 Euston Square, guests were

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        EVENT | Banff Connect London

          On a rainy Wednesday afternoon, Lumina was exclusively invited to the High Commission of Canada in Trafalgar Square for the Banff Connect London event. With speakers from several of the major TV production studios, it was a fascinating insight into the latest trends and the emerging talent within TV development. The panel consisted of: Moreyba

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          EVENT | A Taste of China

            Another successful Lumina networking event at the top of the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington at the Min Jiang restaurant to celebrate the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Pig. The Zodiac Pig represents hope and enthusiasm for the year and it was great to hear from various guests that their companies, programmes

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            How to find a new career opportunity in 2019

              With many people joining the job hunt this month, Lumina Search’s Managing Director Anne Fenton offers her advice for executives on the move. Finding a new job is a common start to the New Year for many thousands of people in the UK. In the time-honoured tradition of scrolling through LinkedIn alerts, checking through the

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              EVENT | Charlotte Moore, Director of Content, BBC

                The second edition of the Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture took place last week over at the University of Westminster. Charlotte Moore, Director of Content at the BBC, hosted the lecture – looking at the BBC’s approach to storytelling and how it is becoming under threat from US media and tech companies. She started things off

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                EVENT | RTS London Conference Highlights

                  On Wednesday 18th September, the Royal Television Society took over King’s Place for their annual conference covering the FAANG threat, content globalisation and shifting consumer trends, posing one key question, Is Bigger Better? As Patrons for the RTS, Lumina was in attendance for all the fascinating sessions, so here are some of our highlights. Tech

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                  Life as an Expat – In Conversation with Simon Bobin

                    Simon Bobin, experienced film sales executive, took on a new challenge earlier this year. With a background at Paramount, Sony Pictures and Studiocanal, he was well placed to take on his new international role as Head of Sales for Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas. That role would provide a new challenge – moving 5,000km to take

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                    EVENT | AI in Broadcasting

                      In recent years, Artificial Intelligence has been rapidly developing and has began its transformation of industries. While the likes of manufacturing are quick to take up the AI benefits quickly, the media and entertainment sectors are not far behind. Lumina attended the AI in Broadcasting event produced by the Royal Television Society. It proved to

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