Athlete Branded Content

Telling stories through athletes off of the court..and ice..and field.


CHICAGO BULLS "LATE NIGHT SNACK WITH HENRY"

The basketball team wanted to showcase its athletes' personalities in a non-gameday setting.  We added a plate full of delicious snacks and a five-year-old into the mix to produce this new take on the "Kid Reporter" concept.


CHICAGO Blackhawks "one more shift: stan mikita"

Stan Mikita's grandsons took the United Center ice to skate "One More Shift" in the hockey legend's honor. 

CHICAGO cubs "anthony rizzo"

A retrospective piece on Chicago Cubs 1st Baseman, Anthony Rizzo.


CHICAGO FIRE "SCHWEINSTEIGER PRESS CONFERENCE 2017"

The soccer team played this hype video moments before introducing its newest member of the club to the public. 

MLB Network "Donut with demp"

Ryan Dempster brought his weekly MLB Network show to the Windy City where he revealed the special talent he shares with White Sox pitcher Derek Holland.


KRONOS FOODS "THE GREEK FREAK"

NBA player Giannis "Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo teamed up with Kronos Foods and its KronoBroil to help bring more gyros to America's restaurant menus.

JEEP WRANGLER "SUMMER OF JEEP" FEATURING BRODIE SMITH

To promote Jeep Wrangler's "Go Anywhere. Do Anything" campaign, we filmed frisbee trick-shot artist, Brodie Smith in a tricked-out Jeep taking some tricky pit stops throughout his tour of Chicago. 


INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL "CRICKET MEETS BASEBALL"

Members of the ICC traveled to Arizona to introduce Cricket to its cousin: Baseball.  Banner covered the interaction between athletes from the two sports to produce a promotional recap piece.

CHICAGO CUBS VIDEOBOARD "GRILLING THE PLAYERS"

Banner was hired by the Chicago Cubs to assist in generating content for the new Wrigley Field videoboard. Through green screen animation and graphic design, we created a piece that showed the personalities of the team while tying into a sponsor's brand.