A few words from our clients:
Thank you so much for your professionalism, great intelligence and valuable input over the past 4 years, and especially over the recent months with Legend of The Guardians... It's been a pleasure working with you and I know the team here have really valued your support. I will not hesitate to contact you as we need ongoing PR support. Zareh Nalbandian - CEO - Animal Logic
Drummond Communications have been an invaluable part of the Lenard's Marketing Team. The team at Drummond have work tirelessly to raise the profile of the brand in the very competitive retail food industry. The results have been beyond our wildest imaginations and have certainly exceeded their key performance indicators. Drummond bring a unique approach to communications and their creativity and professionalism is beyond anything I have experience in 20 years in marketing. Their input at a strategic level has been invaluable as has their ability to deliver the day to day. It was an honour to work with Drummond, the best agency I have ever worked with and I can't recommend them highly enough. The biggest surprise with Drummond is that the people you meet at the pitch are the people who actually work on your account! Never had that before! - Carla Anderson - Chief Marketing Officer - Lenard's Pty Ltd
We are very lucky at Animal Logic to have you Megan in our team. Sincere thanks for all your hard work, insight, professionalism and the knowledge that you have and continue to bring to Animal Logic with such calm and generosity. Greg Smith, Director of Public Affairs, Animal Logic.
"Dear Megan, I can't thank you enough for all of your help with the Shrek tour. Once again you did an amazing job and I couldn't be happier with the publicity generated in Australia. I hope you know how much I appreciate all of your long hours and attention to detail. You never let anything slip by. Thanks again for everything and congratulations on an amazing opening in Australia! Best regards, Jeffrey." Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks Animation SKG, CEO (on Shrek The Third Australian tour and premiere with Cameron Diaz and Jeffrey Katzenberg in attendance).
"Dear Megan, Thanks for an amazing job on behalf of Shrek 2. Every detail has been handled so perfectly and our visit to Sydney was fantastic. Congratulations on a brilliant opening." Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks Animation SKG, CEO (on Shrek 2 Australian tour and premiere with Antonio Banderas and Jeffrey Katzenberg in attendance).
"DreamWorks International have been working with Drummond Communications since they were first formed. The reason is quite simply that Australia is a very important market and DC is a company which knows it backwards. Australian media coverage is highly visible around the world, and in the evermore competitive environment in which feature films are released, publicity has become more crucial to box office success than ever before. DC have handled all our big film releases over recent years, including A Beautiful Mind, Catch Me If You Can, Shrek and Shrek 2. Their campaigns are second to none and they always make the very best of the assets we're able to give them. DC are pro-active and strategic in their approach, which makes them easy to deal with as a client, while their sheer professionalism makes it easy for the media as well." - Peter Dunne, International Publicity Manager, DreamWorks International SKG
"I knew when I briefed Drummond for the first time what a mammoth task we had set out for them. Our product range is incredibly diverse with a wide and varied target market for each segment of our range portfolio. Drummond dedicated themselves to understanding our range and what we needed to communicate even when we weren't sure ourselves!! The outcome far exceeded Staedtler's expectations on what could be achieved in a short space of time. Even when we thought we were asking the impossible they delivered. You hear many agencies talk about "working in partnership" or being an "extension of the Marketing Team". Experience has taught me that this is unfortunately rarely the case, this is however true of Drummond. They have not only provided creative input to help provide a good 'hook' for the media but have also driven the strategic direction of all our communications. I am delighted with Drummond and would recommend them wholeheartedly to any other business looking for a first class communications partner." Sharon Emery, National Marketing Manager, Staedtler (Pacific) Pty Ltd
For the past 8 years, Drummond Communications has provided UKTV with excellent public relations around Australia. In doing so their role included media liaison, strategic advise and clear direction across numerous channels. Drummond exceeded expectations and consistently delivered exemplary service on every level. Our channels obtain significant coverage across different mediums in Australia and New Zealand and this is down to the expertise and the relationships Megan Drummond and her team has with journalists. I could not recommend this company more highly! Anna Cochrane, National Marketing Manager, UKTV.
The film distribution business requires dynamic marketing ideas and an ability to meet impossible deadlines. You need to be able to juggle a variety of different activities - PR and promotional - and you must be able to react quickly to change. It is a thrilling industry to work in, but it requires very special people to manage the implementation of ideas and yet pay attention to the detailed reporting required. Megan Drummond and her team at Drummond Communcations provide all of this and more whenever we have employed them. They have added enormous value to our campaigns since 2000 for a host of films, including SHREK, SHREK 2, MADAGASCAR, MUNICH AND OVER THE HEDGE. From strategic thinking to rolling up the sleeves and making things happen, they never fail to impress. Their intelligence, attention to detail, enthusiasm for the projects, understanding of our environment and general good humour make them a pleasure to deal with and I could not recommend them highly enough." Jon Anderson, National Marketing Director, United International Pictures Australia
"Drummond Communications have been our Australian promotional and public relations agency for the past five years and have worked with us closely on the consumer products and promotions campaigns for all our animated films and key live action releases. The Drummond team have an unrivalled knowledge of the Australian marketplace as it relates to our product, and their great working relationships with local Australian companies have been instrumental in driving awareness for our products. The exceptional publicity and promotional campaigns for "Shrek 2" provided enormous marketing support to launch the film, helping Shrek 2 to become Australian Film of the Year, grossing over AU$50M since its opening. Going well beyond the tried and tested and the glaringly obvious, Drummond’s campaigns are not merely thorough and workmanlike, they are also well thought out and uniquely creative. From initial inception, to the delivery of the mechanic and final follow-through, we as her client are never less than fully informed, while our corporate partners in Australia can rest assured that they their tie-in with a strategic brand enhances their product as much as our film." Sheila Clarke, President, DreamWorks International Consumer Products
Drummond Communications has worked with Universal Pictures Video on selected DVD releases since 2002. Their in-depth understanding of the home entertainment business, their professionalism and dedication, set them apart from othe PR agencies. Their campaigns on major DVD releases such as Shrek 2 and Sinbad have delivered exceptional results in both the value of media achieved and innovative ideas. Drummond clearly have strong relationships with media as well as a range of third party partners which has been of great benefit to our DVD campaigns. They are proactive, positive and always keep us well informed of campaign status, every step of the way. Megan and her team always deliver exceptional client service and are a pleasure to deal with. Liz Nicholson, Managing Director, Universal Pictures Australasia
"Drummond Communications have been employed by Manpower Recruitment Services since July 2001 and have worked relentlessly on raising our profile in a competitive industry. They have responded well to the challenge of finding new angles in what is often a dull subject matter. We have been most impressed with Drummond’s constant communication and updates on the status of all the projects they are working on, across our company. Drummond constantly strive to find new and interesting angles, often in areas where there can be little in the way of unique selling points. I have worked on strategic and complex marketing and communications strategies for the past 10-12 years and Drummond are by far the best I have worked with - in addition, they bring a fresh, creative approach. The most impressive thing is they are equally proficient at both. Megan and her team have a great ‘common sense’ approach to business and they understand the needs of a large global business. By the same token, DC also possesses the ability to think outside the box - a valuable asset in any creative brainstorming with a good, sound practical knowledge of how to implement strategies resulting from these sessions. The best thing about working with Drummond is that you know you’re not their only Account but you are always given the impression that you are. They’re a delight to work with." Carla Keen, Marketing Manager Australasia, Manpower Services
"Congratulations on the terrific opening of Chicken Run in Australia, you should feel very proud of yourselves. Both Peter Lord and Nick Park have told me about the great visit they had, they both want to go back! I have a friend in Australia who tells me he can’t open a paper or turn on the television without seeing or reading about Chicken Run. That's a reflection of your fine organisation and on behalf of Aardman Studios, thank you and congratulations again." Arthur Sheriff, Aardman Studios, Director of Marketing & Publicity