sponsored

entertainment

In the same way that every brand and agency has a strategy for social media and influencers, every brand and agency needs an entertainment strategy for commercial-free streaming platforms. Saville Productions has a long track record helping major brands and agencies produce sponsored entertainment that reaches consumers at film festivals, in theaters, and on commercial-free services like Netflix.

A brand-sponsored documentary is an excellent way for brands to promote their brand purpose and reach target audiences with compelling commercial-free entertainment. Please see below for examples.

  • Own the Room Official Trailer
    Shopify

    Own the Room is a feature-length documentary sponsored by Shopify and directed by Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster (Science Fair). The film was accepted by Hot Docs and is now streaming on Disney+. It is 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • 5B Trailer
    Johnson & Johnson

    5B is a feature-length documentary sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and directed by Academy Award nominee Dan Krauss. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Entertainment Lions Grand Prix at Cannes Lions. It is 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • Lo And Behold Trailer
    NetScout

    Lo and Behold is a feature-length documentary sponsored by Netscout and directed by legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog. Lo and Behold premiered at Sundance and was purchased by Magnolia Pictures for theatrical and streaming distribution.

  • Takumi Trailer
    Lexus

    Takumi is a one-hour documentary sponsored by Lexus and directed by Clay Jeter (Chef’s Table). The film premiered at DOC NYC and tells the story of several highly trained artisans known as “takumi.”

  • A Fighting Chance
    Trailer

    A Fighting Chance is a 35-minute documentary sponsored by Samsung. The film follows the remarkable stories of four Olympic Games hopefuls from around the world as they try to work their way to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio.

  • Bending the Light Trailer
    Canon

    Bending the Light is a one-hour documentary sponsored by Canon and directed by Michael Apted (Up Series). The film explores the relationship between professional lensmakers and photographers.

  • From One Second to the Next Trailer
    AT&T

    From One Second to the Next is a 35-minute documentary sponsored by AT&T and directed by Werner Herzog. The film tells the tale of several individuals whose lives were forever altered by texting and driving. The film was distributed to 40,000 schools and education programs. Variety called it the most effective PSA ever.