Lumina Updates

Queen Elizabeth II

    We at Lumina Search would like to extend our condolences to the Royal Family and all those mourning her loss. We join the nation in remembering her life of unwavering devotion, dignity and compassion.

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    Media Businesses turn Green

      Media Businesses turn Green The Media and Broadcasting industry affects the environment in several ways. The most apparent issues are the usage of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy use, raw material consumption, and electronic waste. To put this into context: When a global brand displays 40 billion 200kB ad impressions, this can generate up to

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      PLACEMENT | Mark Frankel, International SOS

        Lumina is glad to announce our recent placement, after working closely with International SOS. Mark Frankel is joining UK-based International SOS as their new Director of Content Operations, managing a research team, while overseeing all data analysis feeding into a range of International SOS content products. International SOS is the world’s leading medical and security

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        Ben Frow – ‘Tastemaker in Chief’ What drives his success?

          Ben Frow was recently quoted in the Sunday Times as saying he will be remembered as the man who killed off ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Neighbours’. But in reality,  he is the Programming guru who reinvented Channel 5 and carved a very clear niche for linear programming in an era of streaming giants. At a recent RTS event,

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          Traditional to Alternative: Hybrid Working in Production

            Hybrid working existed long before the pandemic. In actual fact, the option of being able to work from home would be an exclusive, attractive work benefit that appealed to many. So, while the benefits are statistically evident in the UK, the shift from working in the office 5 days a week to more time being

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            PLACEMENT | Anthony Gannon, Garden Studios

              Lumina is delighted to announce the appointment of Anthony Gannon as Chief Operating Officer for Garden Studios, W. London. He will lead and be responsible for the day-to-day operational functions of the whole facility owned by Arts Alliance run by Thomas Hoegh. Gannon was previously Director of Studios, at Manchester Studios (the Old Granada Studios), recently renamed Versa Studios. He

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              Becoming an Expat during the Pandemic

                2021 was an exciting year for Lumina, as the industry bounced back after a very turbulent 2020. Last summer, after a lengthy search  we were delighted to place Lisette Schlippe, as the Head of Global Content Partnerships for Red Bull Media House. We’ve recently had the opportunity to catch up with Lisette and discuss how

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                PLACEMENT | Edward Qualtrough, DPP

                  Lumina partnered with the DPP to find an Editorial Director for the leading media industry network. Edward Qualtrough has joined the organisation and will work alongside the management team to shape the network’s business insights and events offering. As a business network, the DPP provides companies in the media supply chain with the latest knowledge,

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                  PLACEMENT | Jessica Pope, MBC Studios

                    Lumina continued its partnership with MBC with our latest placement which sees Jessica Pope joining the Middle-East broadcaster as Director of Development. She will lead the development for scripted projects at MBC Studios and joins at a pivotal moment as the broadcaster expands its production division and increases its investment into new, original content. Middle

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                    Merged at First Sight – Channel 4 Suitors

                      Channel 4 is known for some of the UK’s best-loved TV shows with hits including The Great British Bake Off, First Dates, Gogglebox and Married at First Sight. With the swift conclusion of the consultation on Channel 4’s ownership, which potential suitors are lined up to sweep the broadcaster out of public ownership or will

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