It has been another fantastic 12 months here at Premier, so to celebrate the end of the year we thought it might be nice to share a just a few of the very many highlights from across our world of entertainment, art and culture.
For Bungie, in our work as their retained UK agency, we brought together the Destiny 2 community for the UK’s first official gathering to tie into the in-game event, Season of Dawn.
In October 2019 Premier’s specialist corporate PR team took eight of our clients to MIPCOM, the biggest global media and entertainment event, which is held in Cannes every year.
Premier at MIPCOM 2019
Premier provided UK and European PR support for Techland Publishing’s beautifully emotive & heartfelt indie title, Arise: A Simple Story.
Arise: A Simple Story
Premier and HBO Home Entertainment opened the doors to an international GAME OF THRONES CELEBRATION ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release on the 2nd December.
Game of Thrones: A Celebration
To design and develop websites for a series of theatre productions that have toured around the UK’s regional theatres.
UK Regional Theatre
Premier was proud to work with Warner Bros. on the FRIENDS 25th Anniversary UK celebrations, providing full event production, experiential and PR services for the national #SofaTour.
October brought rain, but also rainbows; star of JUDY, Renée Zellweger, along with its supporting cast and filmmakers were out in force for the UK release of the biopic of iconic entertainer, Judy Garland.
The great and the good of the indie and rock music scene were at the Roundhouse on 16th October for the annual Q Awards, a spectacular event that was once again produced by the team here at Premier.
Premier created a UK wide guerrilla stunt to launch Kanye West’s extraordinary new film “JESUS IS KING”, which is available exclusively in IMAX theatres across the world.
IMAX and Kanye West
Premier provided PR support for the Esquire Townhouse, a three-day pop-up luxury brand experience, which brings together a compelling programme spanning fashion, food and culture.
Premier worked on the UK PR for the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra (ASSO), who were involved in performing the first ever piece of AI-composed music live as it was being written.
Armenian State Symphony Orchestra
This year’s BFI London Film Festival was as busy as ever for the Premier film team. We handled a total of 19 titles in various capacities.
London Film Festival
The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) Summer Party saw Premier’s event production, PR and special projects teams come together to deliver a lavish event at Kensington Palace Gardens.
ATG Summer Party
Premier worked on the UK and international PR for this year’s Gramophone Awards, often dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the classical music world.
Premier's in-house digital team designed and developed the website for the theatre production of Ben Elton's much adored BBC sitcom Upstart Crow.
Premier Film manage the International Press Office for the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), the 15th edition of which took place 26 September to 6 October.
Zurich Film Festival
Premier is devising and implementing the PR campaign for the new album from virtuoso trumpeter Alison Balsom, Royal Fireworks.
Alison Balsom Royal Fireworks album
The green carpet was lit up for the UK Premiere of The Game Changers. Taking place at the Electric Cinema, Portobello, the event was attended by the cast and selected vegan influencers.
The Game Changers
We have been working with Universal on the release of the new Downton Abbey movie, including producing the spectacular world premiere in London’s Leicester Square.
Premier spent the summer working with the Saatchi Gallery, providing PR for its blockbuster exhibition Sweet Harmony | Rave Today.
Sweet Harmony | Rave Today
We're proud to have been involved with sixteen films at the Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals, including the world premiere of Ad Astra, starring Brad Pitt and Liv Tyler.
Venice & Toronto
Premier is working on the full publicity campaign for ITV’s lavish new period drama Sanditon, an eight-part series produced by Red Planet Pictures and featuring a stellar cast.
Premier's PR and Social Media brief with London Business Alliance, saw us promoting the annual Leicester Square Summer Screenings, a free public festival of film in the heart of London’s West End.
Leicester Square Summer Screenings
Premier's classical music team is working with the Tsinandali Festival to deliver international PR for its annual international classical music festival set on the beautiful Tsinandali Estate.
Premier produced a campaign to promote the release of the new horror film from Andre Øvredal and Oscar-winning producer Guillermo Del Toro.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Premier has been working on Singletown, a brand-new reality show which sees five couples pause their relationships to experience single life in London’s glamorous social scene.
Premier's in-house digital team designed and developed the website for Peter Nichols' funny and moving masterpiece, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.
A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg
Premier provided Pan-EMEA PR + Influencer strategy and outreach for Bloober Team’s latest psychological horror game, Blair Witch.
Premier brought a slice of 60’s Hollywood glamour to London’s West End by providing full event production for the UK Premiere of the 9th film by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood.
Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood
Premier’s long-standing relationship with the UK’s leading music therapy charity saw us providing full event production, PR, red carpet and social media services for the 2019 Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.
Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards
Premier provided PR for a spectacular street party to celebrate 60 years of legendary jazz club Ronnie Scott’s, with over 5,000 revellers heading to Soho’s Frith Street for a day of music, dance, food and drink.
Ronnie Scott’s 60th Anniversary
Premier’s Partnerships team has negotiated and delivered another global blockbuster campaign for Sony Pictures to mark the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home.
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Premier has been working on several major classical music festivals this summer, including the world-famous Verbier Festival, and the brand-new Riga Jurmala Music Festival.
Classical Music Festivals
Premier provided red carpet PR services for the prestigious South Bank Sky Arts Awards, the only awards ceremony in the world that celebrates the complete range of the arts.
Sky Arts South Bank Awards
July saw Premier’s film team providing PR for the release of critically acclaimed new film Midsommar.
Premier's in-house digital team designed and created the website for the UK theatre tour of the children's show Mr Men Little Miss On Stage.
Mr Men, Little Miss UK Tour Website
Premier rolled out the red carpet at the Curzon Mayfair for the UK premiere screening of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.
Hobbs & Shaw
Premier were at Facebook London HQ providing PR for The Diana Award’s Anti-Bullying Showcase on 9th July 2019.
The Diana Award
Premier was commissioned to design and build a replica of Susie’s Restaurant from “The Women’s Murder Club” to honour James Patterson at Crime Writing Festival.
James Patterson honorary author at Crime Writing Festival
Premier’s in-house digital team designed and developed a new website for the Genesis Foundation, a charitable organisation that supports directors, playwrights, actors and musicians in the early stages of their professional lives.
Genesis Foundation Website
Mid-May saw Premier’s Film Team once again decamp to the South of France for the 72nd Festival de Cannes.
Cannes Film Festival
Once again, Premier has been working as the global PR and social media agency for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision Song Contest
Premier’s partnerships team has played a key role in negotiating and delivering the global partnership campaign promoting the worldwide theatrical release of Men In Black: International.
Men In Black: International
Premier has had the privilege to work on all eight seasons of the mammoth TV phenomenon that is HBO’s GAME OF THRONES.
Game of Thrones – Seasons One to Eight
Premier is delivering a year-long fully integrated publicity campaign to support the 60th anniversary of world-renowned jazz club, Ronnie Scott's.
Premier’s award-winning Special Events team was once again at the heart of the Cannes Film Festival this year...
We Are UK Film at Cannes Film Festival
Premier is proud to be providing PR for the London leg of Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh...
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Premier rolled out the blue carpet for the spectacular UK premiere of Rocketman, which took place in London’s Leicester Square.
On Thursday 6th June the UK’s film industry descended upon London’s Tobacco Dock venue for the annual BASE Awards, a spectacular night celebrating the very best of home entertainment marketing and distribution.
Premier currently lead the EMEA PR Strategy for PUBG Corporation – the publisher of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Known as PUBG, the 50-million+ selling game is famous for popularising the battle royale genre.
PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds)
Premier’s classical music clients play a prominent role throughout this year’s BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
Premier Artists at the BBC Proms
Premier brought the glamour of the Côte d’Azur to London’s Saatchi Gallery for the world premiere of season two of Sky Atlantic’s Riviera.
To mark the home entertainment release of Mary Poppins Returns Premier created a ‘Practically Perfect Afternoon Tea Bus Tour'...
Mary Poppins Returns
Premier is proud to have helped MAMMA MIA! celebrate its 20th anniversary in London's West End.
MAMMA MIA! 20th anniversary
Premier provided event support and media handling for Warner Bros’ spectacular Mortal Kombat 11 launch event.
Mortal Kombat 11
Premier’s Brand Partnerships team have been working on Paramount’s new animation feature Wonder Park...
Premier’s classical team worked on the PR for the International Opera Awards this year...
The International Opera Awards
Premier is providing PR for Sky’s new family show Moominvalley, and gave the show its UK premiere as part of the 2019 BFI & Radio Times Television Festival.
2019 BFI & Radio Times Television Festival
Premier is providing theatrical publicity for Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story, the new film from director Iciar Bollain which tells the story of the legendary Cuban dancer.
Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story
Ahead of Record Store Day 2019, Premier worked with ERA (Entertainment Retailers Association) and BBC Sounds to deliver an adrenaline fuelled launch event.
Record Store Day
Premier is providing full PR for The Grand Expedition, the spectacular new immersive theatrical dining experience from Gingerline.
The Grand Expedition
Premier is providing national publicity for the 75th Cheltenham Music Festival, one of the annual highlights of the classical music calendar and the first under the direction of new Artistic Director, virtuoso trumpeter Alison Balsom.
Cheltenham Music Festival
Premier provided campaign support and red-carpet media management for the 2019 Into Film Awards held at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square.
Into Film Awards
Premier's Awards team represented an exceptional range of titles that reaped a spectacular 77 Oscar® nominations and 79 BAFTA nominations, including the winner of Best Film at both ceremonies.
Awards Season 2018/2019
Premier is managing PR for TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh. The blockbuster exhibition will feature the largest collection of King Tutankhamun’s treasures ever to leave Egypt.
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Premier is thrilled to be working with world famous jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s, on a year-long campaign to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic music venue.
Premier unleashed a new breed of art exhibition in London’s East End, bringing to life the legacy of one of the most popular shows of all time, FOX’s The Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead: Art Apocalypse
Premier is providing TX PR for Sky One and Sky Kids’ new family series Moominvalley, the highly anticipated new TV adaption of Tove Jansson's classic creation
Premier is providing publicity for the star-studded concert version of Les Misérables. The production will run from 10 August – 30 November 2019 at the intimate Gielgud Theatre.
Les Misérables - The All-Star staged concert
Premier’s in-house digital team designed and created the website for the National Theatre’s acclaimed production The Barber Shop Chronicals.
Barber Shop Chronicles
Premier launched a major classical music festival in Latvia, working on international press and advising on marketing and digital.
Riga Jurmala Music Festival
Teams from across Premier came together to plan and run the world premiere and UK/international junket for James Kent's new film The Aftermath for Fox Searchlight.
Premier is working on the publicity campaign for Traitors, which premiered on Channel 4 on Sunday 17 February.
Premier has been shortlisted in 4 categories for the prestigious 2019 PRMoment Awards, picking up nominations for Large Agency of the Year, Integrated Agency of the Year, Consumer PR Campaign of the Year and Best Stunt.
The PRMoment Awards
To mark the home entertainment release of A Simple Favour, Premier worked with Lionsgate to deliver a female-focused PR campaign as classy as the film’s stars, Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick.
A Simple Favour
Premier is proud to be working with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to launch its year-long exploration of the landmark classics of British music, Isle of Noises.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Premier created a flash-flood of colour and joy for a grey morning when (with the help of 324 dancers) we broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest disco dance.
MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again
Premier provided publicity for Qdos Entertainment’s production of Snow White at the London Palladium. The spectacular production proved to be one of the hottest tickets in town over the festive season.
Premier handled the PR and media management of Mortal Kombat 11: The Reveal, an experiential event hosted at Koko in Camden.
Mortal Kombat 11: The Reveal
Premier provided full event production for the world premiere of Mary Queen of Scots in London’s Leicester Square, and also produced a very special Scottish premiere at Edinburgh Castle.
Mary Queen of Scots
Escape at Dannamora is a thrilling drama based on a real life US prison break in 2015. Premier has provided full UK TX PR for the series, which has become a worldwide hit.
Escape at Dannamora
Premier is proud to have brokered and developed Vodafone’s first ever global brand partnership promoting a movie with Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse.
Vodafone X Spiderman
Premier returned to Macao for the third time to handle international publicity for the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM).
International Film Festival and Awards Macao
Premier produced the UK premiere of M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero thriller, Glass, as well as handling media-management.
Premier provided TX publicity for Delicious, one of Sky One’s highest-rated drama series starring Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Sheila Hancock and Iain Glen.