A recent article in Fortune briefly mentions Howard’s ambition to move into brand storytelling, along with his long-time partner Brian Grazer. The accomplished entertainment mogul likes that brands are “wide open” in how they approach media for telling stories.
Yes, you read that right: A big-time movie producer just validated brand storytelling in an extraordinary way. He’s so compelled by its versatility that he wants to split time between marketing and Hollywood.
Details are still sketchy on Howard’s next move, but it looks like he’s actively looking for his first client. What his direct impact on content marketing and advertising will be remains to be seen.
In the meantime, think about what we can learn from this prolific storyteller that we can use to our advantage as content marketers. Below, you’ll find seven milestone projects in Ron Howard’s career, the lessons we can take from them, and practical examples of those lessons in action.