Industry leaders launch future-forward media company Lunar X
Lunar X, a future-forward media company dedicated to investing in and elevating digital-first content into globally loved franchises, has launched.
The company is founded by CEO Lucas Kollmann (a Forbes 30 under 30 recipient). It has a leadership team that consists of leading investors, entrepreneurs and industry figures, including:
– Rachel Taylor, Senior Vice President, Commercial, who joined Lunar X from WildBrain Spark where she was Vice President Commercial. Rachel has also held senior leadership roles at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox and Australian toyco Funtastic.
– Rafi Nizam, Senior Vice President, Showrunner & Executive Producer, has 25 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry and has won numerous awards for his work. He has also held senior creative roles at Sony Pictures Entertainment, NBCUniversal and BBC.
Lunar X is focused on connecting global communities through engaging storytelling on the most prominent global platforms, such as YouTube and Spotify, to provide content and experiences that are educational, innovative and entertaining.
Launching with more than 60 employees across four locations: London, Berlin, Madrid and Los Angeles, the business also aims to redefine industry standards and partner with creators to inspire new ways of delivering engaging digital content in education, entertainment, music and children’s animation.
Lucas Kollmann, CEO and Co-Founder of Lunar X said: “We’ve launched this media company for a new generation of creators and audiences. We are passionate about partnering with extraordinary people to bring their unique stories to life and give global audiences access to exciting new content. With creativity and community at the heart of what we do, we want to inspire the next generation to push the boundaries of what’s possible and develop ‘first-of-its-kind’ content.”
“We will utilise our expertise, reach and talent to accelerate our growth and enable more world-renowned content franchises. We are very excited about what the next 12 months will bring.”
Lunar X has big ambitions for the future. It intends to grow its portfolio of world-leading new brands and franchises through organic activity and acquisition, with the management team looking at a raft of exciting opportunities next year.