Agency Management & Global Content Team
Global Content Partners specializes in content development, strategy and production of original TV series, social media and branded content programming. Our clients are networks, brands and agencies and in many cases it's a partnership with all three.
Global Content Partners team has been producing for 3 decades programming, branded content and social media for entertainment companies, advertising agencies, brands, US Government agencies and education. Our core strengths are focused on content strategies, ideation of content concepts, and content development from casting to final production. We have built entire TV networks from the ground up, created Emmy winning network sports programming, award winning Government films and used our foundation in Film/TV entertainment to create successful brand lead social media campaigns.
Our success in 2012 includes a growing list of social media specific clients across the business categories of Auto, Airline, Grocery, Liquor and Pro Athletes. Here is snap shot of our team and our client projects.
Rory Strunk - Managing Director of Global Content Partners
Expertise: Working with clients, agencies and program distributors to build programming platforms that deliver against client objectives. One of the innovators of branded content programming before it was referred to as branded content as the founder of Resort Sports Network. Rory brings industry partnerships to next level by advancing compelling content platforms with strategic partnerships that include brand partnerships and media partnerships.
Steve Grubbs – Media Consultant/Global Partner
Expertise: Served as CEO of PHD USA NA and lead several divisions of OmniCom managing teams specializing in media buying, branded content entertainment, content creation and sport consultancy. Steve is our mentor, our critic and our networker. He helps the Global team connect and build relationships with top brands and best in class distribution partners.
Blake Miller – Creative Director
Expertise: Film maker/Musician, Blake applies unique combination of skills to creating content that comes to life in sound, words and images. Blake’s goal with every film is to find the most exciting way to visually tell a story and effectively connect with its audience. To us Blake is the professor … a wealth of experience & knowledge and gifted way of working with people and clients.
Jay Brown – Content & Casting Director/Social Zeitgiest
Expertise: Passion to dive into any theme with full gusto, Jay is gifted both behind the camera, in the edit and finding just the right people to deliver the goods on camera. As our Social Zeitgeist, Jay leads our internal team at creating a portfolio of content assets that are deployed to support each specific client project. Jay is our Mr Smooth…keeping things real and sincere
Paul Mihailoff – Digital Media Producer
Expertise: One Part Musician, One Part Gamer, One Part Artist, Paul is the guy that not only can design, animate and create music but he can build both the hardware and software from lost game boy parts to reinvent the design process. Paul’s our MacGyver … he can figure out solution to just about anything by turning problems into art.
Todd Burgess – Digital Images & Location Scout
Expertise: A passion for landscapes, characters and finding just the right setting. Todd is a key part of our digital image team and goes to every length to find and source the perfect settings for storytelling. We call him the Go Getter!
Rob Aukerman - Content Director – Visual Story Telling Expertise:
Specialize in animation, illustration, storyboarding, scripting and film production. Rob has a unique set of skills to elevate the storytelling and image impact both before the cameras roll and during the edit of the final feature. Robbie is a big kid that loves to create things that make people laugh.
Randy Pfizenmaier - Digital Image Specialist
Expertise: Capturing the Image at the Moment! Digital motion and still image content creation for social media, broadcast and print. Randy brings the art of still photography to social media coverage with a keen sense of setting, designing and creating images that capture the core themes and characters. Randy is a perfectionist that thrives in the little details of taking things from good to great.
Awards & Industry Recognition:
2012 – 2 Nominations for our work with Chrysler for Internet Advertising Competition Award for Outstanding Achievement in Internet Advertising.
2011 – Winner of the Society for American Archaeology Film Fest
2011 – Emmy Nomination for World of Adventure Sports
2011 and 2003 – Winner of Best Documentary and also Best Public Relations/Educational Program at the National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards.
2010 – Regional Emmy Nomination for TD Sponsored TV Special – Maine Lobster Chef of the Year on NESN
2007 – Emmy for World of Adventure Sports
1995, 1993, 1983 – 3 time winner of the International Ski Films Festival
Just Another Day on the Job – Snap Shots from the Crew
Rory “I got your back Spiderman” - Sears Tower
Blake & Rory – Good thing these guys don’t run the flight routes
Jay – Anything to get the shot
Our Drink Spill Investigators – Having no fun after a long day shooting
Todd – Always an eye out for ladies with sneakers
Hair Club for Men Buffing Wand
Will Thomas – Yikes!
Rory – My Easy Rider Schwin
Scott – Praying to the Beer Gods
Piper & Caroline – Joan Benoit Samuelson’s Support Team
Scott & Mike – Belly Up
Blake relaxing with his pet Yeti
Robbie – AKA the Yeti that loves Budweiser& Hot Tubs
Scott – Pray for more time or more beer
Todd - High on life