It’s no secret that IMAX delivers a blockbuster moviegoing experience, but even the biggest industry innovators have to work to stay top of mind in today’s Netflix and chill culture. By creating a new brand framework, we helped IMAX stand out against a growing list of entertainment choices.
To help IMAX better understand the values, needs, and behaviors of their sensory-seeking audience, we conducted qualitative interviews with theatergoers and analyzed cultural trends to see where the future of cinema is headed. We used the findings from this research as the basis for a new brand framework for IMAX, and created an Oscar-worthy* brand guide and creative brief to get all IMAX employees and agency partners on the same page. (*Oscar nom pending, but we remain hopeful.)
Reinforced by a new brand identity and up-to-date technologies, IMAX went on to sign a first-ever virtual reality content deal with Warner Bros. and built 166 new theatres last year, ensuring its relevance for a modern audience.
International Growth Strategy for Babbel
Babbel is the leading language learning tool in Europe, but entering the U.S. market wasn’t easy. We helped translate their brand vision for a competitive U.S. market.
Brand Guide for Society6
Supercharging an art-fueled brand for customized e-commerce.
Millennial Research for REI
We helped REI stay on top of the mountain with a playbook for earning and maintaining Millennial loyalty.