Have you seen these action-packed partnerships?

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QUICK READ: Warner Bros. Pictures and McDonald’s partnered for an action-themed happy meal to support the release of THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE. Fans received one of six film-themed toys, which could each be scanned for McPlay Power and unlock games on smartphones and tablets, and a Kids Go Free voucher redeemable at LEGOLAND Resorts and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers throughout the country.

 

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QUICK READ: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment teamed up with Xbox and Totino’s to promote the release of MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR with a pre-launch program that offered fans the chance to win one of 30 grand prize packs that included an Xbox One S console, controller, tee-shirt and MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR Game code.

DIG DEEPER:  Learn more about Warner Bros. Pictures’ THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE & McDonald’s, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s INJUSTICE 2 & Simple Mobile and Samsung or over 8,500 other partnership programs at: MarketingPartnerships.com:

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5 Summer Blockbusters and the Partnerships That Made Them Stand Out

Every summer brings big box office excitement, and this summer hasn’t disappointed. Out of all the recent hits, these five not only delivered great box office results, they also featured unique partnerships, which are all tracked on MarketingPartnerships.com. Take a look at some of the stand-outs, and their corresponding partnership examples, and hopefully they will provide inspiration for your next partnerships, too!

WONDER WOMAN (Warner Bros.)

WonderWoman_artWonder Woman was first introduced to fans in DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and returned on her own June 2 to dominate the box office, along with seven complementing partnerships. With two straight weeks at the #1 spot, it’s no surprise there is a sequel the works, and we will be on the lookout for those partnerships, too. For this movie, we felt the PayPal union offered something new and different. Details here.


CARS 3 (Disney/Pixar)

Cars 3 - artCARS 3 debuted in theaters in the US on June 16 with an all-new story that contained the heart and emotion of the original film. With its #1 spot in the box office on opening weekend, the movie’s eight partnerships included top brands, and although they all had unique elements, the one that stood out was Coppertone, which included a fun experiential component. Read all about it here.


TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (Paramount Pictures)

Transformers artThe $3.8B movie franchise and consumer products powerhouse, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, hit theaters June 21, bringing director Michael Bay’s epic robot battle sequences with favorite autobot characters, Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, alongside Mark Wahlberg. Also boasting eight partnerships spanning a variety of brands, details on the multifaceted one with SONIC Drive-In can be found here.


DESPICABLE ME 3 (Illumination/Universal Pictures)

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On June 30, the team who created the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, DESPICABLE ME 2 and MINIONS, returned to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters and the Minions. The whopping 10 diverse partnerships extended the reach of the lovable characters, and while most were with very recognizable names, a very clever example was with DNA testing and ancestry exploration site, 23andMe. Learn more.


SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (Sony Pictures)

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After the new Spider-Man first appeared in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU)’s Avengers, Sony Pictures Entertainment released the next installment of its $4 billion Spider-Man franchise July 7, topping the box office during its opening weekend. Ushering eight notable partners, the feel-good alliance with Goodwill had some great elements. Check it out here.


With a combined total of 42 partnerships between these five films, you can see why it was hard to choose one for each. Worry not, for you can see all the rest, along with 1,000s of great partnerships on MarketingPartnerships.com. If you don’t already have a profile, it’s easy to set one up.

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McDonald’s | Delta Vacations

(Monopoly)

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McDonald’s together with Delta Vacations partnered to promote the annual McDonald’s Monopoly game contest with prize fulfillment as part of one of their largest prize pools ever. View more images and read about this partnership by clicking here.


Great Content, One-of-a-Kind Networking and Amazing Opportunities…

BPF17_logo_workingThis October 18 – 21, 150 senior-level partnership marketers will gather in Nashville, TN  for the Brand Partnership Forum, an exclusive three-day brand and entertainment marketing event. Participants are exposed to relevant insights on trends, challenges and opportunities key to successful marketing partnerships. In addition to great content, the community atmosphere leads to great relationships and marketing success stories.

Make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to join the community!

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Fandango| Kellogg’s

(Win Superman’s Powers Sweepstakes)

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Fandango & Kellogg’s teamed up for the theatrical release of THE MAN OF STEEL with the “Win Superman’s Powers” sweepstakes. Through on-pack, in-store, social and digital channels, Kellogg’s offered consumers the chance to win Flight, Speed, Strength and Vision. Fandango fulfilled the vision prize with movie tickets and supported the program online. Read more about this partnership by clicking here.


Fetzer Vineyards | Hormel Foods

(Hormel Gatherings)

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After a chance meeting at one of our events, Fetzer Wines and Hormel partnered to bring their products together at retailers throughout the country. They offered a $10 coupon when you purchase a Hormel Gatherings party tray. Click here to read more…


Madame Tussauds | Target

(Bullseye Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum)

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Target together with Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum have partnered to create one of the first dogs to be depicted in wax. Click here to read more about the ceremony.


Faith Hill | Teleflora

(The Collection by Faith Hill)

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Faith Hill partnered with Teleflora to promote The Collection by Faith Hill, which was a specially branded collection of bouquets. Click here for more information!


Ellen | PlayMonster

(5 Second Rule)

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Telepictures and PlayMonsterworked together to integrate the “5 Second Rule” game into The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen created a segment on her show where she plays the game with some of her famous guests. Click here to read more…


City of Hope | Schwarzkopf Professional

(Shine On)

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Schwarzkopf Professional’s partnership with City of Hope invited stylists to use the new Shine treatment on clients and post photos on Instagram. For each post, Schwarzkopf donated $1 to City of Hope and breast cancer research.  Click here to read more…


CMA| Cost Plus World Market

(50th Annual CMA Awards)

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The Country Music Association and Cost Plus World Market teamed up to celebrate the 50th annual CMA AWARDS with a sweepstakes. Click here to read more…

 


On behalf of the team at The L.A. Office, thanks for reading and we’ll see you next time!

Best,

Hilary_Scacchetti

Hilary Scacchetti
Office Manager
The L.A Office


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