Our team has enjoyed successful careers in the media sector before moving into recruitment and bring a wealth of sector knowledge and direct experience to searches. We have first hand experience of the challenges facing our clients and we are supported by an exceptional research capability.

We spend time with our clients to understand exactly what they need from a role. We work meticulously with them to define roles and to detail job specifications. And then we take the time to get to know our candidates, what drives them and where their skills lie.

We are passionate about creating the perfect match between client and candidate, create highly successful professional relationships and deliver high quality candidate experience.

AnneAnne Fenton
Managing Director

Anne has worked in Executive Search in the Media Sector for over 18 years. Formerly Joint MD of Searchlight Executive, she has worked with a wide range of clients from small start-ups to large multi-national corporations.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, she is also a qualified tester for Level B psychometric testing.

Before Searchlight, Anne was Executive Director of International Moving Image Society, a professional organisation for technology professionals within media.

GaryGary Hodes

A Chartered Accountant, Gary has a background in international film distribution with Warner Bros. Inc.

In a 17-year career spanning London, New York and Los Angeles, Gary moved from finance to European sales before leaving Warner to start the Searchlight Group which includes Lumina, Searchlight and Grapevinejobs.

He specialises in Finance and Strategy roles.

Quintin Plane
Senior Research Consultant

Quintin leads our research efforts on our international searches. He has worked on assignments on behalf of leading digital and linear TV companies, Hollywood Studios and many smaller independent businesses.

A film studies graduate, Quintin has extensive research experience in this sector. He has also assisted with marketing at the Sheffield DocFest; mentored young filmmakers on behalf of the BFI; and assisted production of Sheffield Live’s Film Show.

Rifka Rodrigues

Finance Controller

Rifka started her career in HR/recruitment but wishing to work in finance joined the account team in our sister company Searchlight Recruitment, she has recently joined Lumina at the end of last year

At Lumina she is the first point of contact in regards to all financial and contractual needs.