Lumina Updates

EVENT | RTS Virtual Reality and 360 degree Storytelling

    On the first of November we were delighted to attend the Royal Television Society’s early evening event on Virtual Reality and 360 degree Storytelling, held at the Hospital Club. Stands were sponsored by upcoming VR players such as Homido, Jaunt, Mativision, Nexus and Sky, where delegates could try out the latest technologies in virtual reality

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    EVENT | RTS Conference, London

      As patrons of the Royal Television Society, we were delighted to attend the annual RTS Conference on 27th September at King’s Place, London. It was an extremely well-planned event and we heard some great industry leaders’ insights. Here is a bite-sized round up of what was discussed. Diversity and the BBC charter Ofcom chief executive Sharon

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      CLIENT SPOTLIGHT | Keshet International

        Keshet International (KI) is one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of quality television and digital content. Established in 2012, KI is headed by CEO Alon Shtruzman and is rapidly expanding its global footprint with offices across the world including the UK, Israel, US and Hong Kong. KI is Keshet Media Group’s global distribution

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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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          PLACEMENT | Jago Lee, Blue Ant Media

            We’d like to congratulate Jago Lee who has been appointed as the Creative Director of Antenna Pictures, the UK production studio for Blue Ant Media. Based in Toronto, Blue Ant Media is a privately held international media company that owns and operates 10 media brands including Cottage Life, Love Nature, Smithsonian Channel Canada and Makeful. They

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            PLACEMENT | Anthony Jewitt, Love Nature

              Congratulations to Anthony Jewitt who has recently moved to Love Nature, the joint venture of Canada’s Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Anthony joins as Director of Partnerships from Red Bull Media House, where he was the Director of Affiliate Sales and Programming. Love Nature manages the world’s largest slate of original 4K nature and

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              PLACEMENT | Gareth Smart, Viasat World

                Lumina is delighted to announce our latest senior executive placement at Viasat World. Gareth Smart has taken on the role of Business Strategy and Development Director. He joins from Samsung, where he was the Head of Sports Media and Entertainment. There he was responsible for their European Media solutions, and managing the content on their

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                EVENT | RTS Futures: Summer Party 2016

                  The Royal Television Society, of which Lumina are proud patrons, hosted their Futures Summer Party beside the picturesque canals of King’s Place. As always, the event was a fantastic mix of insight, humour and innovation. Beyond the DJ, free-flowing wine and canal-side views, the main event of the evening was a panel discussion hosted by

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                  PLACEMENT | David Williams, Keshet UK

                    Lumina is pleased to announce the placement of David Williams at Keshet UK, the independent production company established in 2012 as the first global outpost under the Keshet International banner. David has been appointed to the newly-created role of Creative Director, Non-scripted, and will be tasked with increasing Keshet UK’s slate of non-scripted commissions following

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                    EVENT | HR Forum 2016: A Great Place to Work

                      On April 28th we held our 10th HR Forum with Searchlight, at the historic and recently-reopened Regent Street Cinema in Oxford Circus. In 1896 the Lumière brothers’ Cinématographe was first presented to a paying audience here, making it the first place in Britain to show moving pictures, and the birthplace of the British film industry.

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