Chris Thilk

1,235 Added | 7 Magazines | 2 Following | 23 Followers | @christhilk | I'm a content marketing strategist at Voce Communications and the writer of Movie Marketing Madness among more. 

Movie Marketing Madness: How To Be A Latin Lover

Let’s just be honest and admit that some people have few, if any, real-world survival skills. That’s not the case, though, for Maximo (Eugenio …

Movies

Doritos & Marvel Partner for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Promotion: Exclusive

Popular snack brand Doritos and Marvel Studios are going retro as they partner for the rollout of the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> Vol. 2 soundtrack. The …

Comics

Movie Marketing Madness: The Circle

Based on Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel of the same name, <b>The Circle</b> opens in theaters this week and brings with it a story of how “change the world” …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Buster’s Mal Heart

The new movie <b>Buster’s Mal Heart</b> has a lot going on. Rami Malek plays Buster, a loner who lives on a mountain and is evading law enforcement but who …

Digital Marketing

Teens over the years have had some fairly fickle preferences when it comes to their social platforms. But it seems that Snapchat has some staying …

Remember where you’ve been and what you’ve done with Your Timeline on iOS

What was the name of that antique store I popped into the other day? Where was that coffee shop we discovered on our last vacation? Did I drop off …

Google Maps

Here are all the new products Facebook announced at F8

Augmented and virtual reality were on the long list of updates from Facebook on Tuesday.<p>Facebook’s theme of the day on Tuesday: Alternate realities.<p>The social giant hosted thousands of developers in San Jose Tuesday for the first day of F8, its annual developer conference.<p>CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Facebook

Facebook Just Added A Bunch Of New Features To Messenger

Lots and lots of bots.<p>Posted on April 18, 2017, 18:06 GMT<p>Facebook just announced a slew of updates for Messenger, including a "Discover" tab, more games, and lots of bot integrations.<p>The direct messaging app is used by 1.2 billion people each month.<p>The Discover tab will feature content and bots …

Messaging

Facebook Spaces: A New Way To Connect With Friends In VR

<i>By Rachel Franklin, Head of Social VR</i><p>Spending time with friends and family creates many of our most meaningful memories, but it’s impossible to …

Virtual Reality

Video for Every Passion

Great stories come in all forms and formats, but there is nothing quite as immediate and visceral as video. Talk about fueling your passions: videos bring a full-on, full-color world to your device. The ease, quality and ubiquity of live, social and on-demand video means that there’s *always* …

Introducing New Ways to Organize Your Saved Posts

Starting this week, you can save posts into private collections. Tap and hold the bookmark icon underneath any post to save it directly to a …

David Karp Talks About Tumblr’s New Video App

<b>Tumblr has always been a little anonymous and a way to reach people you don't know in real life. Cabana’s different — it's for a small group of people who want to see each other's faces. Do you see a shift from anonymous people blasting their stuff out, to small groups of people privately sharing</b> …

Social Media

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Snapchat’s Amazing New Filters Drop Digital Stuff Into Your Real World

Forget the puppy face filter. Snapchat’s new World Lenses are captivating.<p>Snapchat’s filters aren’t just for puke rainbow selfies anymore. A new feature called World Lenses lets you actually place animated digital items, ranging from rainbows to giant cups of coffee to phrases like “OMG,” into your …

Snapchat

News – Snap Inc.

Mar312017<p>A Story for Everything<p>Since we launched Stories in October 2013, Stories have evolved from singular, personal perspectives to include …

Snapchat

Movie Marketing Madness: The Promise

It’s not easy to sell American movie-going audiences on a story of a historical event many have no prior awareness of set in a far-off country they …

Armenian Genocide

Movie Marketing Madness: Sand Castle

Nicholas Hoult stars in the new Netflix-original movie <b>Sand Castle</b> as Matt Ocre, a young and largely reluctant soldier in Iraq in 2003. Ocre is a …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: A Quiet Passion

<b>A Quiet Passion</b>, receiving a limited release this week from Music Box Films, tells the story of the life of renowned poet Emily Dickinson. Cynthia …

Emily Dickinson

Movie Marketing Madness: The Lost City of Z

Charlie Hunnam stars as real-life explorer Percy Fawcett in this week’s new release <b>The Lost City of Z</b>. The movie tells the true story of Fawcett’s …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Little Boxes

The new movie <b>Little Boxes</b> tells an interesting and socially-relevant story. Melanie Lynskey plays Gina, who’s moved with her husband Mack (Nelson …

Movie Marketing Madness: Colossal

There’s been a resurgence in straight-up giant monster movies of late as pics like Pacific Rim, Godzilla and the recent Kong: Skull Island revive …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Going In Style

As a filmmaker, Zack Braff has a reputation for telling very personal stories about 20- or 30-something wandering spirits. This week he takes on his …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Gifted

Frank (Chris Evans) is a reluctant, unexpected single dad in the new movie <b>Gifted</b>. When his sister passed away he agreed to take in and raise his …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Smurfs: The Lost Village

After a few recent movies where they had to share precious screentime with human co-stars, everyone’s favorite little blue elves are back in a fully …

Movies

Movie Marketing Madness: Win It All

Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg are retiming for the fourth time in the new movie <b>Win It All</b>, a Netflix original film. Johnson stars as Eddie Garrett, a …

Netflix

Movie Marketing Madness: Wilson

Woody Harrelson stars as the title character in this week’s new release <b>Wilson</b>. The movie is based on the graphic novel of the same name by Daniel …

Movies

‘Get Out’ Marketing Tapped Into Relationship Between Racism and Horror

Universal's recent hit pushed the public's buttons and hit nine figures at the box office<p>Universal’s marketing campaign for “Get Out” pressed all the …

Movie Marketing Madness: CHiPs

Dax Shepard isn’t the biggest movie star in the world but he does have a loyal following thanks to supporting roles on the big-screen and a long run …

Movies

A $5,300 Belle Clutch?! 'Beauty and the Beast' Merch Selling to Affluent Adults

Disney is targeting adult women with big-ticket style items, including a Judith Lieber clutch, a rose-adorned Le Creuset pot, a Swarovski Jewelry …

Walt Disney Company

Movie Marketing Madness: T2 Trainspotting

Mark, Sick Boy, Spud and the rest of the crew from the 1996 original are back in <b>T2 Trainspotting</b>. The new movie, appropriately, picks up 20 years …

Movies