Lumina Updates

The Crown-Maker: Andy Harries Masterclass

    Using a talking dog toy as a prop in one of his pitches in his early career, may not have won him the pitch, but it certainly got people talking! And so indeed they still are. The choice of Andy Harries from Left Bank Pictures to present the Informa TBI Masterclass was inspired. Not only

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    A New Decade: A Look at UK Film and Television

      Things have been looking positive in the UK lately – in the media and entertainment industries at any rate. And the new decade seems to be heading in the same direction. There has been a steady and consistent rise in spending on film and high-end television, yielding greater turnover and encouraging further investment. Over the

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      2020: The Year of Growth for AVOD

        2019 was the year of SVoD (Subscription supported Video on Demand), from surging subscriber bases, significant platform launches and increased competition. Now, early industry forecasts are predicting this is the year for AVoD (Advertising supported Video on Demand). AVoD – Ad based VoD is a free for consumer service, providing streaming content supported by advertisements.

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        Cinema, Streaming and The Paris Theater

          In a very unexpected move, the company that was built from seeing movies in the comfort of your own home, has bought and established their first official cinema. The Paris Theater, an iconic and well-established picture-house in Manhattan recently closed back in August after 70 years in the business. Netflix stepped in this month to

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          Going Global – Expanding your Business Overseas

            When developing your business, every stage of its growth can be fraught with challenge, compromise and difficulty, but ultimately and hopefully success. One of the biggest successes can come from making the leap from being national to international – going global. On face-value, it can seem a daunting task, establishing a base in a different

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            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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              PLACEMENT | Christoph Oldenburg, Youngest Media

                We are pleased to announce that Christoph Oldenburg has joined Youngest Media as the first Executive Producer in their newly-formed German arm. Christoph has successfully worked as both an Executive Producer and Commissioner for over 20 years, invaluable experience and expertise for Youngest as they continue to grow. Youngest, founded and directed by two ex-Endemol

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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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                  How to Get the Best From Your CV

                    The job application process is never easy, at any stage of your career. What is often the case, perhaps ironically, is that those at the top end of the career ladder can find it more difficult to move from their position. This may be because the talent pool is smaller but more contested, or the

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                    PLACEMENT | Jack Wilson, Flutter Entertainment

                      We’re pleased to announce Jack Wilson has been hired by Flutter Entertainment as Head of Content & Channels.  Wilson joins the business from Reach plc, where he served as  Head of Digital Sport for the Daily Express and Daily Star newspapers. Flutter Entertainment is a FTSE 100 business with a £1.9b turnover from a range

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