Category Archives: News

PLACEMENT | Alex Maldini, Blue Ant Media International

    Congratulations to Alex Maldini as he joins Blue Ant Media International as VP of Sales & Acquisitions in the International Distribution team. Based in London, he will source and execute co-production opportunities across a slate of specialist factual, factual entertainment and documentary content with global partners, broadcasters and producers. Alex specialised in sales and acquisitions

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    RESEARCH | TV continues eSports experiments

      In an increasingly connected world, technological advances have allowed multiple new industries to thrive and eSports is another strong sector where broadcasters are claiming audiences. Lumina takes a look at the growing industry and how broadcasters are tapping into its loyal fanbase. From what was once a hobby, gaming has quickly become competitive and now

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      PLACEMENT | Péter Koltai, Paramount Home Entertainment

        Péter Koltai has been appointed Vice President of Digital Distribution for Paramount Home Entertainment, based in Budapest, Hungary after an extensive search by Lumina. Joining one of the major US movie studios, Péter will be responsible for the digital revenue activities in Hungary, Italy, Israel, Japan and South Korea. Managing negotiations and customer relationships, Péter

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        THOUGHT | The Rise of the Chief Content Officer

          In May 2017, it was announced that major US streaming service Hulu had appointed a new Chief Content Officer. The company’s search for the role was well-publicised and the industry waited eagerly to scrutinise this high-profile appointment. In the end, AMC Networks’ President of Original Programming and Development, Joel Stillerman, was declared as Hulu’s pick

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          THOUGHT | VR adoption remains slow

            Virtual reality has continued to attract investment in the past year since we covered the topic last – click here to read that article. While the investment is high, recent surveys have discovered that uptake for VR technology is slow, just 4% of the UK population has access to a VR headset. With VR attempting

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            EVENT | Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture Report

              Lumina rounded off September with a poignant look back at one of the true giants of the UK broadcast industry – Steve Hewlett – who died earlier this year after a very public battle with cancer. The lecture hall at the University of Westminster was packed with both senior media executives who had worked alongside

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              EVENT | RTS Futures: Breaking into Broadcasting

                On Tuesday 26th September, Lumina was pleased to once again visit Horseferry Road, home to Channel 4, for a fantastic RTS Futures panel event. In the presence of the UK media sector’s emerging young talent, five executives from across the major broadcasters took to the stage to discuss how they broke into the world of

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                THOUGHT | The potential homes to Channel 4

                  When the Channel 4 move was brought up at the RTS Cambridge Convention, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport had carried out surveys to gauge the public opinion on the matter. It asked the following question: To what extent do you agree/disagree that C4’s regional impact would be enhanced if more of its people

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                  EVENT | RTS Cambridge Convention 2017 Report

                    Over the course of three days, the Royal Television Society’s (RTS) annual convention took place in Cambridge with several high-profile keynote speeches, including James Murdoch (21st Century Fox), Karen Bradley MP (Secretary of State) and Sir David Clementi (BBC Chairman). As proud patrons of the RTS, Lumina was fortunate to attend the event and we

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                    EVENT | RTS Cambridge Convention: Channel 4 set to relocate

                      One of the top stories in the industry, which has been gently simmering away, but at the recent RTS Cambridge Convention – which Lumina attended – the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport announced the government’s plans to forward the Channel 4 relocation process. March 2017 saw the unexpected news that the

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