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Employee Spotlight: Matthew Wells Creative employees are essential to success. They inspire their co-workers, elevate good companies to greatness, and drop the most fire memes in that private slack room ayyy. We’re celebrating our creatives in a monthly employee spotlight. First up, Matthew Wells. We talked work life balance, art, and skeleton keys. Check it out below. What is your role at Fullscreen: I am the boy Matthew Wells, and I am a Creative Manager for Central Creative Team. Half of my job is developing and creating social video content with a focus on 2D and 3D motion graphics and editing. The other half […]

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Happy Father’s Day, Fullscreen We believe that dads are more than a generic father figure needed for a backyard BBQ. To be a dad is to be a supporter, a friend, and leader and that isn’t a concept limited to men in khakis with Bud Lights who say “you know what kid.” Men you can be a dad to a dog, be a daddy, you can be whatever the hell you want. With that said, we’re celebrating some of our working dads at Fullscreen today. Check out how being a father has changed how they work annnnnnnd some of their best dad jokes. Pete Stein […]

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THX 4 THE FOLLOW: OUR TEAM’S FAVE HANDLES PART 3 In round 3, Lauren Dubinsky, V.P Social Strategy, and, Video Labs Director, Jordan Benedict, open up about their social habits. This week, we’re talking about re-framing the perception of women, keeping up with the latest entertainment news, and learning the truth about how hard it is to actually take care of that succulent. Lauren Dubinsky – VP, Social Strategy Preferred platform: I am most active on Twitter and Instagram. I can’t pick a favorite. That’s like being asked which of my two cats is my favorite. Favorite Handles: Young women are still misunderstood by brands and marketing teams, and love.watts and […]

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THX 4 THE FOLLOW: OUR TEAM’S FAVE HANDLES PART 2 We’re back for round 2 and this week it’s all about Instagram. McBeard co-founder and leader, Alec McNayr, lets us in on his insta habits (spoiler alert: he’s a cool dad) and V.P. of Accounts, Jenn Fisher, shares how she can find magic, even in the mundane follows. Can we get a double tap? Alec McNayr –  Founder and Leader of McBeard Preferred Platform: I love Instagram for personal posting (read: easiest way to see photos of my kids) and Twitter for tracking up-to-the-minute news and of course, comedy jokes. I also love Medium for the long reads… so much […]

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THE 365: WEEK OF 4/24/17 Happy anniversary! Scroll down to see what these folks have learned since starting. Hannah Montplaisir, Senior Account Manager: 1 – Be a problem-solver. Don’t just call out a problem, be a part of the solution. 2 – Push the limits. Collaboration brings creativity, and the best ideas come to life when we challenge each other to think bigger and try something new. 3 – Rock the look. Hoodies, denim & a good pair of running shoes will never go out of style. (Yes, even all together). Melissa Diaz, Account Coordinator: 1 – Always take the time to make your coworkers […]

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THX 4 THE FOLLOW: OUR TEAM’S FAVE HANDLES PART 1 We are all social, all the time. And that means our leaders are too. For the next six weeks, we will profile a few influential leaders each week to learn who they are following, liking, and RTing –– on and off the clock. Two of our Vice Presidents of Accounts, Darnell Brisco and Caitlin Robertson share their favorite platforms and handles for getting up to speed industry news, know-how, and snark. Darnell Brisco, @Dbrisco “I spend the most time on Instagram and Twitter. They complement each other well in my consumption habits. Curated visuals/micro-videos vs a steady stream of constant news.” […]

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THE 365: WEEK OF 3/13/17 Happy anniversary! Scroll down to see what these folks have learned since starting. Amy Boyer, Jr. Project Manager: 1 – Speak up! Ask for the resources that will help you do your job better, ask for help when you need it, have confidence in your knowledge and ideas. 2 – You know what your strengths are. Let them inform your path. Use them to your (and your team’s) advantage. 3 – Put your phone down and turn off as many notifications as possible. Chris Mengay, Sales Strategist: 1 – Ask questions and be vocal. There’s no better way to learn. […]

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THE LOOK BACK: WEEK OF 2/27/2017 It’s important to create content that plays to the strengths of each platform. Whether it’s implementing interactive text captions or creating a custom thank you for your Instagram followers after reaching a goal, the approach to each platform should be unique. This week, let’s #LookBack at some platform-specific posts from Universal’s Sing, Bravo’s Top Chef, and Showtime’s Homeland. Animation, Text Layout: Jon Rice | Facebook Client: Universal, Illumination Client Ask: Promote clips from the film to excite fans for the release of Sing on Blu-ray and DVD. Visual Solution: Short film clips overlaid with interactive text captions. Playful text treatments […]

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THE LOOK BACK: WEEK OF 2/20/17 When it comes to creating dynamic branded content, our team is always willing to go above and beyond to create the perfect piece. This week, we’re highlighting a project that blew Top Chef fans away by combining two concepts, while still embodying the energy and aesthetic of the brand. By: David Chang, Joel Lopata, Alice Thomas | Instagram Client: Bravo Top Chef Client Ask: Create compelling social content that the Top Chef audience would love while building buzz around the episodes leading up to the finale. Visual Solution: This season (Season 14) of Top Chef has been very exciting and […]

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