The unscripted content industry is facing a critical skills crisis. By investing in technology, training, and career development, industry leaders can create an environment that enables positive productivity and attracts and retains skilled professionals.Read
The brave new world of screen is full of opportunity
Competition in screen content production is fierce. The opportunity for those who adapt is amazing. Learn why and how screen production companies are digitising their end-to-end process.Read
Digitising end-to-end processes in screen production
This information paper will help you understand why leading production companies are moving fast to digitise their talent, casting, production and management and how it saves and makes them money. Not to mention opening up new unscripted opportunities.Read
Run your team from a shared, customisable dashboard
Want your team to work from one customisable dashboard – no matter where they are or how they work? Find out how Lumi makes it easy to bring your team together, connecting them to the whole story and saving you time.Read
Lumi enables the producers on Emergency, an observational documentary, to concentrate on story capture and coverage. Lumi centralises story details from the field all the way through post, ensuring no vital story information slips through the communication cracks.Read
Love Island – UK and Australia
Lumi provides immediate context and real-time information to Love Island – UK and Australia – production teams.Read
Streamline casting with producer designed software
Streamline casting with producer-designed software, Lumi Casting. Create an engaging casting process that puts applicants at ease and gives producers far better insight into who the right cast members are and how they will work together.
Meet the team – Neil Dewey
Neil Dewey wears many hats. He is a co-founder of Lumi, COO, and also Head of Design. Find out more about Neil, including why he teamed up with his sister to develop Lumi.Read
Collaborative work management software – subscribe to SaaS or build?
When you’re considering taking on technology to create efficiencies and stay competitive, you may be thinking about building your own collaborative work management software. We look at 3 reasons you should seriously consider leveraging the strength of SaaS and subscribe rather than build.
Meet the team – Rachel Moses-Falecki
Rachel Moses-Falecki is a superstar Casting Producer. She’s also part of our front-of-house team, taking Lumi to the world.
Rachel works closely with new customers to understand current business challenges and how we can help.
Find out why Rachel joined Lumi, the best career advice she’s been given, and more.Read
Breaking down the silos in TV production
Information silos are a risk to TV productions. To break down these silos, production teams need a tool that makes it easy to store important information, that can be updated and accessed reliably from anywhere on any device.
Casting specialist contributors: From talent pool to pitch
Casting for specialist contributors, unlike reality TV shows, is completely targeted.
So, how do you find your cast and how can technology support you?
Keep your stories on track
As a storyteller, Lumi won’t do your job for you…but it will enhance it.
Lumi can help you shape individual stories and give you a fantastic overview of episodes and how they sit within a series.
A clear view of the big picture, and the detail, can help you bring the overall creative vision to life.
Field to Post Production
Streamline production processes.
Ensure information captured in the field or in studio is pushed through to the production team in Post.
Digital Kanban Boards
Lumi digital Kanban Boards are 3D.
See a high-level summary of work as it moves through a process. Access the micro detail from your kanban board with one click.
Casting and Applications
Casting for TV, Film, or Media?
Looking for volunteers and staff for events?
Capture your audience with cutting-edge technology.
What makes Lumi different?
It’s our cards and their depth.
Configure your cards to track anything you want – on-screen & off-screen talent, applications, challenges, shoots, locations.
What is Lumi?
Lumi is a cloud-based content production hub for professional teams.
Centralise and streamline casting, recruitment and crewing, production, and development.
Meet the team – Nick Bulmer
As a member of the Development team, Nick Bulmer focuses on building the part of Lumi that you see and interact with directly.
Find out why Nick joined Lumi, the best career advice he’s been given, and what people are surprised to find out about him.
Retaining information and IP across productions saves time and money
If you’ve ever worried about valuable ideas or information walking out the door every time an employee leaves, then it’s time to make a change.
Lumi can help ensure that information and IP is kept safe, and isn’t lost when the production team goes their separate ways.
Transforming production through digital transformation
Pushed to remote working by the pandemic, teams that previously relied on face-to-face collaboration had to find ways to continue working together without the benefit of ‘this is how we’ve always done things’. And that’s a good thing. Karen Dewey of Lumi.Media offers three ways the TV industry can unlock the power of digital transformation.Read
Rousing the fans
Having a roaring inferno of devoted fans is a producer’s dream. Indeed, having a reliable, strong cult following of fans that are ‘rusted on’ will always ensure your show has somewhere solid to land.
But what does it mean to be a “fan”? How does a fan base grow? And how does that impact our work as content makers?
Welcome to the future of casting
Lumi’s application and registration module is cutting-edge tech that makes applying easy, and gives your team control over every step of the process. Producers will love how easy it is to view, sort, rate and communicate with applicants – and know that the information captured during casting is available through production and beyond.Read
Lumi.Media launches new cloud casting tool
Australian fast-growth start-up digitally transforming TV production, Lumi.Media today launched a new casting tool to make it fast and easy to source talent for any production across television, film, digital, radio, advertising and to manage digital, social media, and radio competition entries.Read
Customer Spotlight: Typecast Entertainment
Customer spotlight: Typecast Entertainment is a collaborative Film, Television and Events Production house with Lumi on board. We interviewed founders Tony Briggs and Damienne Pradier to find out what drives them, advocating for voices of the unheard and how technology supports the work they do.Read
Casting for Reality TV
How do your contestants currently apply to be part of a show? Is the application process inviting? Is it a rich and seamless one? Does the process truly reflect your show’s brand and energy? Does the application process give contestants the chance to really shine?
If not, it’s time to consider Lumi Casting.
An interview with Karen Dewey
Karen Dewey, CEO, recently appeared in Authority Magazine to discuss “Five things you need to shine in the entertainment industry.”
“I would love to show the world that it is possible to help creatives digitally. That you can use technology to harness that creativity and to facilitate easier collaboration.”
Streamlining production with a state of the art digital offering
Lumi.Media appeared in Broadcast (MBI) to showcase Lumi: an easy-to-use cloud-based platform for producers, centralising all the processes of a TV project to make it more effective & efficient.
Taking on a co-founder? Six key steps for preparing your partnership agreement
You have a brilliant idea, found the perfect co-founder or two and you’re all buzzing with enthusiasm to jump in and get started. Neil Dewey, COO of Lumi Media discusses six key steps for preparing your partnership agreement.Read
Angel or VC investment: How to know what to pursue and when
When you’re trying to fund and scale, choosing the wrong investors can kill your growth potential. Neil Dewey, COO of Lumi Media discusses how to know what type of investment to pursue as a startup and when to do so.Read