Category Archives: Research

RESEARCH | UK Animation on the rise

    This article originally appeared in our Movers & Shakers Newsletter – click here to read the full newsletter. Lumina has recently dipped into the animation industry and we are pleased to see that UK Animation is undergoing a revolution. It is a bold claim, but the statistics support this on both the production and audience

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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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      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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        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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          2016 Industry Round Up

            2016 has been a seismic year in modern history. Full of highs and lows, we have witnessed political earthquakes, new world leaders, digital crazes and box office record-breakers. All will help to shape our expectations for 2017. For the media industry in particular, it has also been an unpredictable year, full of huge company shake-ups,

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            Step into the Future of TV: The Arrival of VR

              It’s been imagined for decades in sci-fi movies, and touted in recent years by developers around the globe, but at last it seems Virtual Reality has finally arrived for the mass market, and people are beginning to take notice. Yet, once considered mere fantasy, the notion of VR and “360 storytelling” has become widely accepted

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              NEWS | RTS Programme Awards

                As RTS Patrons, we’re looking forward to attending the Programme Awards tomorrow night at the Grosvenor House Hotel. Leading the comedy nominations are Catastrophe, Car Share and Chewing Gum, while Ant and Dec receive their 15th nomination for the Entertainment Performance award, against The Last Leg’s Adam Hills and A League of Their Own’s Jack

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                NEWS | Recapping our Breakfast Briefing with Lewis Silkin

                  On the 15th of October we hosted a breakfast meeting at the stylish Sandra Blow room in the Soho Hotel with our friends at Lewis Silkin LLP. After catching up with delegates from Endemol Shine, Keshet International, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Channel 4 and many others over an elegant buffet breakfast, we sat down to discuss

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