LOS ANGELES — Butter Studios (www.butterstudios.tv) has launched in LA, serving as a creative marketing boutique that will work with brands, content producers, television marketers & promoters, sports broadcasters, and advertising agencies. The company’s founding partners are CEO Bonnie Stone, EP Kory Jones and creative director Matt Stone, all of whom agree: “Everything is better with butter.”
Butter’s services draw on the principals’ brand marketing experience in advertising and promotion throughout traditional and digital media. Bonnie Stone held executive media sales roles at Turner Broadcasting, Zillion TV, Fox Sports, UPN and CBS. Two-time Emmy award-winner Kory Jones is best known for founding the VFX shop Reality Check Studios, and adds production capabilities to Butter’s presence in the interactive and mobile media markets. Matt Stone is an established CD whose clients include a variety of commercial and network productions, along with a music video for Deadmau5. William Salas rounds out the team as lead animator.
The team is equipped to handle everything from logo design and visual effects to marketing strategy, media placement and direction. Butter can also develop and create 2D and 3D animation and motion graphics, and live action, as well as mobile media and branded content.
“Our team exists to solve clients’ problems by understanding their business goals, providing them with fresh ideas, smooth execution, and the highest level of customer service,” explains Bonnie Stone (pictured). “Advances in technology are driving major shifts in consumer behavior, creating new paradigms in content creation and consumption. These shifts call for new business models, along with innovations in marketing and advertising, increasing the need for highly specialized professional service providers.”
“Beautiful images and motion are not enough, Butter Studios understands the business side of branding and promotion as well,” adds Matt Stone. “Ultimately, creative advertising is really all about selling stuff. We get that, and we understand that our main focus is to help a brand boost their sales.”