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War For the Planet of the Apes at RTX Austin

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In celebration of the third installment of the Planet of the Apes reboot series, Mirrored Media teamed up with Fullscreen to activate the excitement of the film’s release with unique promotional instillations at RTX in Austin.  Upon entering the Austin Convention Center, attendees were welcomed to the weekend-long convention by a collection of War for the Planet of the Apes signage and artwork that was systematically positioned for high visibility.  Each person had to pass by or through these awe-inspiring installations on site, with a standout being the custom-designed holograms sitting atop a truss above the main entrance. These holograms featured custom designed rotating images of the film’s logo accompanied by eye-catching shapes and designs.  

Mirrored Media also created a first-of-its-kind waterfall fog screen which projected imagery from the film onto the fog, through which guests walked though to enter the convention center’s main doors.  This interactive experience not only generated excitement for guests passing through, but also gave them an epic photo opportunity.   

To complete the overall aesthetics, Mirrored Media strategically placed oversized War for the Planet of the Apes signage in the massive Convention Center windows along with pull-up banners and a step and repeat area in the main walkway near the entrance.  

Fans took notice of the awe-inspiring activations, as the film topped the box office on its opening weekend, earning over $50 million.

Fullscreen at VidCon 2017

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Fullscreen Vidcon Booth 2017

Fullscreen raised the bar at VidCon 2017, debuting the convention’s first ever double-decker booth. The elaborate build featured a large LED screen, a stage, and a viewing area in front where fans could get up close and personal to their favorite creators.

Each side of the booth presented a unique photo opportunity. On the left side was a Met Gala-inspired Boomerang booth with LED colored lights. The right side featured a large foliage wall with a custom neon sign. The wall had a new neon sign for each day of the convention, encouraging multi-day attendees to come back and experience the booth all over again.

The back of the booth featured the Flex Room Presented by AT&T. This area had three custom neon signs, a lounge, a marble wall, recessed lighting, and a phone charging station. Fans were able to tweet at a Twitter vending machine to get a variety of Fullscreen and AT&T-branded swag, including popsockets, phone chargers, sunglasses, bracelets, earbuds, and keychains. Brand ambassadors were also on hand distributing other free gifts.

The second floor contained the main control room and front-of-house for the whole booth. It also featured a green room area where talent could relax before taking the stage. This level gave creators a bird’s-eye view of the convention floor and allowed them to interact with fans before and after their official appearances.

Movie Nights:

For the fourth year in a row, Mirrored Media teamed up with Fullscreen to present another successful round of Movie Nights, showing three highly-anticipated movies: Despicable Me 3, Power Rangers, and Cars 3.  These popular events, held in a large third floor ballroom of the convention center, drew crowds ranging from 400 to 1,800 people. Guests enjoyed the screenings by lounging in Fullscreen-branded air chairs. During the pre-release premiere of Despicable Me 3, the minions even came out to greet guests.

Several branded pull-up banners and step and repeats provided fans with the perfect photo opportunity. A raffle was held each night where a few lucky guests were able to win prizes like Disneyland tickets and Rokus.

 

Girls Night In with Live.Me & JCPenney | 2016 Tour

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Mirrored Media has partnered with Fullscreen, Live.Me, and JCPenney on the 2016 Girls Night In Tour. Niki & Gabi, Alisha Marie, Jessie Paege and Alyson Stoner are leading the GNI charge this year with a national tour. The sponsors for Girls Night In include retailer JCPenney and live streaming app Live.me. JCPenney will be featured in the show itself, where lucky audience members will receive styling sessions. In addition, select JCPenney stores will host Q&A events with cast members produced by Mirrored Media. The Live.me app will feature behind-the-scenes live content from the cast at each event and throughout the tour. Lucky fans in select markets will also have the opportunity to join a Live.me influencer meet up produced by Mirrored Media.

 

2016 Summit International Creative Award Winner

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MIRRORED MEDIA HONORED WITH 2016 SUMMIT INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE AWARD

Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 21 countries, Mirrored Media was named a winner during the 2016 Summit Creative Awards for their expertise in engagement and experiential marketing for one of their latest campaigns, The Magicians Premiere tour with Syfy.

Mirrored Media was tapped to promote Syfy’s upcoming original series, The Magicians.  Syfy needed to create a promotional campaign that would cut through the entertainment clutter and reach the show’s target audience – Millennials.

Mirrored Media hit on key millennial passion points like music, social experiences, and events by partnering with Syfy, Warner Bros. Records and Fullscreen to embark on a five market college tour to promote The Magicians. Each tour stop was hosted by a different popular social media personality and featured an advance screening of the first episode, a live acoustic performance by millennial musician Bebe Rexha, cast appearances, branded concessions and shareable social activations.

By partnering with Bebe Rexha, the campaign was able to reach authentic music fans. The partnership married the two brands together by debuting Bebe’s new, never before heard single “No Broken Hearts” in a Magicians trailer. Bebe promoted the tour prior to and during on all of her social platforms, including behind the scenes footage, and shared The Magicians trailer. Bebe Rexha ended the night with performances of her biggest hits, which resulted in attendees chronicling the tour and sharing their experiences to social media platforms.

Mirrored Media also got social with millennials by tapping into social media influencers. Five different personalities shared custom created content across their social platforms to promote The Magicians. Each influencer hosted a different stop, introducing The Magicians episode and Bebe, and used Snapchat to feature footage from the event; encouraging fans that weren’t able to attend to watch the pre-linear episode before the premiere.

In addition to Bebe Rexha and influencers promoting the tour, Mirrored Media and Syfy teamed up with NBC affiliate networks, local press and promoters in each market as well as college groups to drive attendees to each tour stop.

The Summit Creative Award (SCA) recognizes and celebrates the creative achievements of small and medium sized advertising agencies worldwide with annual billings under $30 million.

Celebrating its 22nd year, the SCA has firmly established itself as the premier arbiter of creative excellence for firms of this size and has become a coveted honor.

This year’s panel of international judges included:

  • David O’Connell, Founder, principal creative director, BANG! creative communications – Canada
  • David Bieloh, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Central Washington University – USA
  • Gautam Nath, Vice-President, Balmoral Marketing – Canada
  • Gavin Barrett, Chief Creative Officer, Barrett and Welsh – Canada
  • James Scully, Operations Director, Nevado Limited – England
  • Jeff Fisher, Engineer of Creative Identity, Jeff Fisher LogoMotives – United States
  • Lester Traband, Senior Applications Developer, ANNODYNE – USA
  • Louai Alasfahani, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Paragon Marketing Communications – Sultanate of Oman
  • Meng-Chih Chiang, Creative Director, HUSH – USA
  • Morgan Young, Principal, Young Ideas, LLC – USA
  • Olga Weiss, Chief Creative Office, IDM – USA
  • Reid Carr, President & CEO, Red Door Interactive – USA
  • Richard Taylor, Founder & COO, Politik Media Inc. – Canada
  • Stephane Jean, Creative Director, Bob – Canada
  • Timothy Yip, COO, VP Client Services, Maple Diversity Communications – Canada

Entries in 20 major categories are judged against a stringent set of standards. During its blind judging (entering company names withheld) the Board of Judges search for and identify innovative and creative concepts, strong executions and user experience, and the ability to communicate and persuade. Winners were selected in a wide range of categories from print and broadcast to online advertising and social media.

This year’s SCA creative competition included companies from the following 21 countries: Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, England, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia, Martinique – French West Indies, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the United States.

The SIA organization was founded in 1994.  Annually it conducts the Summit Creative Award, the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award and the Summit Emerging Media Award.

Additional information about the Summit International Awards organization, see our profile, and view our winning submission, click here.

 

Cast of Summer Break 3 Meet Their Most Dedicated Fans

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Just hours before their season 3 premiere on Sunday, the cast of Summer Break stopped by the AT&T store in Santa Monica to meet a few hundred of their biggest fans in Los Angeles. Mirrored Media worked with Fullscreen to host the event, from setting up the store to creating memorable activations for everyone who waited all morning to meet their favorite cast members.

Once the event began, the Summer Break cast gifted 15 lucky fans with autographed gold Beats Pills as well as the first selfies and hugs. Fans afterwards were also surprised with gift boxes of t-shirts, hats, beanies, and sweatbands, as well as visits from a few stars from Summer Break 2. During the meet and greet, the Summer Break cast led groups to a nearby ice cream truck, where they helped to pick out themed ice cream and snow cone flavors for their fans. Not an hour went by without a crazy surprise around the corner!

Summer Break‘s social team was present to take great pictures of the event. Special thanks to AT&T and Fullscreen for organizing the most interactive meet and greets we have ever seen.

Summer Break cast signs some gold Beats Pills

 

 

Passing out gift boxes to the best Summer Break fans!

Plenty of selfies to go around!

A flurry of excitement from outside the AT&T store
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Fullscreen Movie Nights at VidCon 2015

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Fullscreen made waves in the digital space at this year’s VidCon! While creating opportunities for fans to connect with social media superstars, it also partnered with major film studios to create a personal movie night experience.

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Mirrored Media worked with Fullscreen to throw a Movie Night for all three days of VidCon. Over 1000 fans lined up early every night in our AT&T Blue Room to take pictures with YouTube stars and grab free swag courtesy of Epix, Showtime, and HBO. As soon as the doors opened to the screening room, fans rushed in and were greeted by beanbag chairs, popcorn, and endless cups of Dr. Pepper Cherry, making for the perfect evening out with friends!

During Thursday’s Movie Night, YouTube all-stars Dylan Dauzat and Andrea Russett stopped by Movie Night to pump up fans with the trailer debut of Electra Woman & Dyna Girl as well as the first film of the weekend, Pixels in 3D.

On Friday night, Movie Night attendees rumbled around in VR chairs and Oculus Rift headsets for a virtual reality experience before heading into the screening of Insurgent. Fans were also paid visits from Brittani Louise Taylor, Acacia Brinley, and the cast members of Summer Break, who all also presented sneak peeks of upcoming films The Outfield and Mockingjay Part 2.

On Saturday night, fans walked into an exclusive screening of M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie The Visit, which is out to the rest of the public on September 11th. On this final Movie Night, Bratz assembled a themed photobooth so that fans could create photo strips with their friends to remember the end of an jam-packed VidCon weekend. Once everyone gathered in the screening room, the attendees were also surprised with guest stars such as Jus Reign, Luke Korns, and The Fine Bros.

We are excited that Fullscreen Movie Nights was a huge hit!

“Sour Patch Kids” Promposal

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Sour Patch Kids teamed up with Fullscreen to launch its new “Breaking Out” video series back in October 2014,  and since then, the first branded show to cast a group of YouTube stars as scripted characters has been a hit!

Fullscreen and Sour Patch Kids partnered with Mirrored Media for a second year to throw a prom at the Loews Hotel, in Santa Monica, CA.  On Saturday May 30, social media superstars Andrea Russett, Meredith Foster, Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson appeared at Loews to meet their sweeps winner prom dates!

Fans chose their favorite YouTube star and asked them to prom by using the hashtag #SPKpromposal which equals: asking a person you watch online ALL THE TIME to the SPK Prom in L.A. in a super romantic or crazy funny way.

The winners were not only able to meet their favorite stars, but they partied at the SPK PROM with the celeb they promposed to, enjoyed a Q&A about their upcoming series, and received some exclusive SPK merchandise and candy! Oh, we can’t forget the part where they were able to jump into the photo booth with their favorite star. It was a huge success!

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Check out J-14’s video from the event below:

Ouija the Movie Digital Campaign with Fullscreen and Universal Pictures

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Mirrored Media teamed up with Fullscreen to work on the release for Universal Picture’s upcoming Halloween horror hit, Ouija.  The campaign consisted of a series of YouTube based videos in which Kian Lawley (known as part of YouTube supergroup Our Second Life) took part in a Ouija seance and disappeared.  Mirrored Media partnered with Fullscreen to help create and execute the story and landscape for Kian’s finding in Chicago, fan management and engagement, and the meet and greets that followed.

On October 5, 2014, a video titled “KIANS MISSING” (with over 1.8 million views to date) was posted to Lawley’s YouTube channel at its 2+ million subscribers. It begins with the on-screen words “Kian Lawley went missing during the filming of this video,” and asks viewers to use the hashtag #OuijaWhereIsKian if they know anything about Lawley’s whereabouts.

On October 8th, Dillon and Caylen traveled to Chicago where together, the two tracked Kian down to a haunted house. Over 1500 fans joined them at the haunted house, designed by mastermind Rob Zombie, to help find Kian.  Three lucky volunteers joined Caylen and Dillion within the house to speak with the spirits through a traditional Ouija seance.  During the seance, the spirits spoke through the Ouija board and told the kids that Kian was within the house.  After thanking their fans, the boys set out throughout the house and found missing Kian.

The entire marketing campaign successfully generated over 17.3 million hashtag impressions for #OuijaWhereIsKian.  The video of finding Kian has been seen almost 1 million times.  Fans on-site in Chicago had the opportunity to meet the talent, walk throughout he haunted house where Kian was found, and take home a custom Ouija branded photo-booth photo inclusive of Kians ghost.

Check out the Ouija seance and Kian haunted Kian hunt here:

See the full movie trailer here and be sure to catch Ouija in theaters on Oct 24th.

Sour Patch Kids “Breaking Out” at the SMP

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Sour Patch Kids candy teamed up with Fullscreen to launch its new “Breaking Out” video series which is being billed as the first branded show to cast a group of YouTube stars as scripted characters. The series features four influential YouTube stars: O2L’s Ricky Dillon, Andrea Russett, Chris Collins and Brent Rivera. Collectively the stars claim 5 million YouTube subscribers. The series follows the four characters through the ups and downs of being a teenager while also plugging Sour Patch Kids characters. In the first three-minute video, Russett (who counts more than 1.7 million YouTube subscribers) plays Andrea Smith, the new girl at school. When things go awry with her locker in one scene, a set of animated Sour Patch Kids jump out of her backpack.

To launch the series, Fullscreen and Sour Patch Kids partnered with Mirrored Media to produce a launch event at the Santa Monica Place, in Santa Monica CA.  On Sunday, Oct. 5, social media superstars Andrea Russett, Chris Collins, Brent Rivera and Ricky Dillon appeared at Santa Monica Place Plaza to premiere exclusive footage from their new online show “Breaking Out”! The first 200 fans had the chance to meet their favorite stars, watch exclusive footage, and enjoy a Q&A about their upcoming series. Lucky fans also had the opportunity to get some exclusive SPK merchandise, candy, and jump into the photo booth with their favorite star.

Check out the first episode below: