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Marks Entertainment + Media is a production company, and strategic consultancy operating at the intersection of brands, entertainment, media and technology.
The company was founded by Andy Marks, a leader in branded entertainment -- partnerships, packaging, producing, sales and marketing. Andy has nearly 20 years of experience helping brand marketers and content creators in film, TV, music and digital partner to tell the most compelling brand stories worthy of an audiences' time and attention.
Via ME+M he has produced TV and digital episodic projects that involve major TV network partners and innovative brand funding models that give brands a seat at the creative and programming table. He produced I Do to the Venue, a brand-funded wedding themed unscripted TV/digital series from the producers of House Hunters International, whose premier episode aired on A&E's FYI Networklinear and VOD channelsin summer, 2019. Brand partners integrated into the show include Bloomingdale's, The Knot, Spirits Network, and Uber. The episode is currently available for viewing on The Knot's Youtube Channel.
His consulting and advisory clients include: production and VFX company Alkemy X, music marketing and management firm Iconic Artists Group, marketing agency ICF Next, CBS, Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment, marketing intelligence and customer data platform (CDP) provider Velocidi, digital publishing and film/TV/Digital production company Epic Magazine, acquired by VOX Media, and digital community/collaboration platform Connective.
Andy was also co-founder and Executive Producer of Grasshopper + Marks Productions, whose feature film, Brewmaster directed by Douglas Tirola (Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon; Hey Bartender) is now available on demand including Amazon Prime, Amazon Video, iTunes, and Google Play after appearing in select theaters nationwide and playing the film festival circuit, including premiering as an official selection at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. The film was financially supported by iconic beer brand Pilsner Urquell. He is also Executive Producing PERCY, a scripted feature film starring Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci, and Zach Braff.
At ME+M, we partner with and advise clients in the following areas:
-Marketing Data & Analytics -Celebrity influencer talent acquisition/activation -Events -Sponsorships -Cause Marketing and Brand Purpose: CSR/LOHAS/Environment/Wellness -Creating "Content with a Conscience™"
Industry sectors we serve include traditional and digital media, TV and film production/distribution, music, advertising, media buying, PR, and brands in the CPG, QSR, beer/spirits, automotive, and technology categories, data and analytics, LOHAS, health and wellness companies, and non-profits.