admin_fortress | Feb 11, 2022
Published in Fortress Brand News
School House, the leading beauty creative agency known for multi-disciplinary dynamic storytelling, announces the opening of School House Studios, an innovative extension of their creative offerings. School House Studios brings the production of quality, turnkey, and custom content for beauty and wellness brands in-house supported by a team of producers, art directors, photographers, re-touchers, and editors.
Since the start of the pandemic, the growing creative service firm has seen an unprecedented need for the beauty and wellness sphere – from digital native brands to small founder-led ones and the icons – to tell their visual story in groundbreaking and conversion-focused content which founder, Christopher Skinner, will now provide at scale to global businesses.
School House Studios is offering three production packages, allowing brands to customize their experience to meet their content needs, timelines, and budgets.
“Clients need quality, (luxury) content at scale. We have transformed the structure of School House during the last year to support this, from creating a strategic partnership with Fortress Brand, hiring the industry’s top talent, and now opening School House Studios. Our focus will always be to provide quality creative and built quality relationships with beauty and wellness brands to support every stage of their lifecycle. Having started on the retail floor at Sephora to leading global design at Fresh – I learned first-hand from the ground up – that messaging, content, packaging, visual merchandising, digital experience, it all matters and either forms or can transform a brand. And now more than ever – consumers are testing brands on their limits. You can’t let your guard down and must stay true to who you are. Our team of creative talent – helps brands strategically and visually build that story,” says School House Founder and Principal, Christopher Skinner.
Carrie Gross, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare CEO & Co-Founder, and School House’s first and longest-lasting relationship says, “Producing quality content is critical for any beauty business to succeed in today’s climate. We’ve found over the years at DDG Skincare that collaborating with creative experts who truly serve as an extension to your own in-house team is imperative. We’ve enjoyed such a partnership with School House for many years. Christopher Skinner’s forward-thinking approach to now establish School House Studios designated to developing luxury content at scale is going to be game-changing for the industry. It will help pull out stops for brands at any stage looking to create innovative custom 360 omnichannel campaigns.”
In nearly seven short years since opening its doors – School House has impacted more than 75 brands in the beauty and wellness space. Its creative reputation has soared with award-winning work ranging from founder-led brands such as Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, Joanna Czech, Ami Cole and Tata Harper Skincare, to icons such as La Mer, Elemis, Clinique and L’Occitane en Provence to name a few.
“I’ve been so fortunate to have many mentors in this industry who have guided my career. Paying it forward in this industry and helping brands be their best and be successful brings it all full circle for me. With the opening of School House Studios, I look forward to working with many more founders who are a force of change in this industry – making a difference every day,” says Skinner.
To learn more about School House Studios and the packages offered, please visit here.