Snap Creative announced today the hire of veteran creative executive, Brant Bridges as Senior Vice President, Business Development, reporting to Snap’s CEO, Bill Howard. Bridges will lead strategic growth initiatives and related design through manufacturing processes for Snap Creative and its division SnaPCO.
Howard noted, “I have been working with Brant for many years, and have seen firsthand that he is an eager and capable young executive. He has risen the ranks under the leadership of Sideshow's CEO and President Greg Anzalone, and will continue to nurture Snap and Sideshow's relationship with exciting new joint programs that will benefit both companies, while simultaneously mining for new opportunities to grow our business."
“Snap Creative is the best service-oriented design, development and promotional manufacturing provider in the entertainment business, and I'm thrilled to be joining the team,” said Bridges. “My experience complements Snap's strengths, fortifying capabilities for in-cinema promotional product and premiums, home entertainment bundles and theme park merchandise, plus high-end, limited edition collectible product.”
During his nearly 13-year tenure at Sideshow Collectibles - a leading specialty manufacturer and distributor of highly sought-after licensed and original collectible products - Bridges managed development, production and marketing efforts, including business-to-business and direct-to-consumer revenue streams. He provided key coordination for all processes, and thrived in the collaborative, connective role. Bridges managed 20+ active licensing relationships, including key franchises like Star Wars, Marvel and DC Comics.
“Brant has been a valued part of the Sideshow team, and I have always appreciated his professionalism, dedication and attitude,” said Anzalone. “His decision is especially rewarding because he'll be moving on to collaborate with a friend of mine, Bill Howard. Snap is a company that Sideshow has a long and successful history with, and I’m thrilled that Brant will continue to strengthen the partnership between Snap Creative and Sideshow Collectibles.”
About Snap Creative
With offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Snap Creative is a full-service provider of unique licensed promotional and collectible consumer products. From concept development to finished goods, Snap Creative has been integrating innovative design and engineering to craft high quality and clever premium products for almost 20 years. They are leaders in capturing the distinct personalities of each program and are a go-to partner for many of the world's largest entertainment companies, including Disney, Marvel, Pixar Studios, Sony, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Universal, DreamWorks, 20th Century Fox, and more.