MAM

Balaji Motion Pictures, White Rivers Media make bold strides in digital movie marketing

Programmatic media buying, martech innovations used to create industry-first strategies

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/16/shrenik.jpg?itok=1-sgcPTO

MUMBAI: In a film industry that averages over hundreds of movies every year, the bid to be in the audience’s consideration set has become increasingly competitive, hence disruptive movie marketing has become increasingly important.

Leading the charge this year is Balaji Motion Pictures (BMPL). In association with its long-term digital strategy partners, White Rivers Media, BMPL have hit the right notes with their marketing campaigns for Jabariya Jodi, Judgementall Hai Kya, and Dream Girl. Crucially, these three campaigns delivered a lot of engaging content outside the spectrum of social media, using touchpoints that are less intrusive to the digital audience, with avant-garde techniques like programmatic advertising, sequential storytelling, and new-age influencer outreach.

Digital media is growing at breakneck speed and while it is important to tell stories via social media content, the digital universe beyond social media is generally missed by a lot of entertainment brands. Team BMPL did a three-film, digital strategy deal with White Rivers Media. Furthermore, an integral part of each of these movie campaigns has been their effective use of existing public perception and leveraging it to nurture positive audience sentiment by using effective and innovative martech solutions.

Commenting on the strong showing in 2019’s marketing results, Balaji Motion Pictures’ executive vice president Ruchikaa Kapoor said, "If we are to create desire in the mind of someone who is spoiled for choice, then we need to stand out for which we knew being ‘clutter breaking’ is imperative, both in terms of idea & presentation. White Rivers Media has hit the nail on the head in that regard. We have been working with team White Rivers Media, and their services go beyond traditional social media and it is great to be industry first adopters of various new-age digital!"

On working with Balaji Motion Pictures, White Rivers Media chief executive officer & co-founder, Shrenik Gandhi quipped, "It is always great to be working with team Balaji. The quest for great storytelling, when extended to digital using programmatic and martech, creates nothing short of magic. We are given full license to innovate, and these are the sort of entertainment-category briefs that our creative and tech thinkers look forward to working on. I am happy that we have been able to deliver well on this front, and we’re going to keep this momentum going strong."

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/23/Jatin-Sarna.jpg?itok=w6F3BUpe
Sabhyata takes a step towards redefining relationships this Diwali

Sabhyata, one of India’s leading ethnic wear brand launches their Diwali brand campaign focussed on demystifying the stereotyped relationships. The video brings to life Sabhyata’s philosophy of celebrating womanhood.

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/23/rezo.jpg?itok=hjmBNZOy
Rezo.ai introduces 'Converse' - Conversational AI for enriched customer experience this festive season

Rezo.ai – A Conversational AI platform is disrupting the customer service segment in India with its cutting-edge solution, CONVERSE, for richer customer experience this festive season. With the ability to understand the customer mood, predict interest levels, jargons, and lingos, CONVERSE provides...

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/23/snap.jpg?itok=uh79sJsT
Snapdeal launches Dhanteras e-store

Snapdeal, India’s largest value-focused ecommerce marketplace, announces the launch of its dedicated dhanteras e-store to provide popular items of the festival in one platform. The store has utensils, gold and silver jewellery and coins, gemstone, pooja items, cleaning items like brooms, and home...

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/yes-bank.jpg?itok=uP97nnPN
YES BANK wins Digital Payments Award at MEITY Startup Summit 2019

MUMBAI: Commenting on the recognition, Ritesh Pai, Chief Digital Officer, YES BANK said “The prestigious recognition from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), is a testament to the Bank’s leadership in the Digital Payments space, backed by robust innovation and technology...

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/oyo.jpg?itok=1T571es0
OYOs Weddingz.in launches its first digital and OOH campaign “Venue Sahi Toh Stress Nahi”

MUMBAI: OYO acquired Weddingz.in, India’s largest wedding company has rolled out its first digital and OOH campaign. Driven by the real-life hassles that families and young couples face during a wedding, the three-week-long campaign, “Venue Sahi Toh Stress Nahi”, aims to highlight the upside of...

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/fabindia.jpg?itok=CauK48Sm
Fabindia’s association with IPL helped the brand record 40-50% growth

MUMBAI: While retailers across the country have been facing a decreased footfall in the stores, Fabindia’s partnership with the Indian Premier League this year helped it record a growth of up to 50 per cent. For a brand, that had never advertised on television before, this association with the big-...

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/fulcro.jpg?itok=GXIAyjmu
Fulcro to handle Whisper’s digital creative mandate

MUMBAI: Fulcro, an integrated digital marketing and communication agency, recently bagged the digital mandate for Whisper. The mandate is to channelise the entire Whisper range of products on digital, including social media along with an incumbent agency.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/un.jpg?itok=5BTKiiyV
Initiative India to handle media duties of Unacademy

MUMBAI: Initiative India, the media agency of IPG Mediabrands India has bagged the media duties of Bengaluru-based ed-tech startup Unacademy. The agency won the business following a competitive pitch process and the business will be handled by the agency’s Bangalore office.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/22/gupta.jpg?itok=PLImo3PI
Supari Studios creates launch campaign for CRED

Supari Studios, the award-winning content studio invites you to watch the quirkiest explainer video to hit our screens yet - the launch campaign of the members-only platform CRED that allows users to manage their credit card payments from one place.

MAM Marketing MAM

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories