Anna Watkins is the Global VP of Growth and Brand Partnerships at Technicolor Creative Studios, focussed on the Advertising and Marketing division that encompasses The Mill.
With a rich advertising agency history at her back, Anna supports the growth of The Mill’s creative offering directly to brands. As the industry is fast evolving, Anna plays a pivotal role in identifying how The Mill and all Technicolor Creative Studios advertising companies can best work with our brand partners to deliver unforgettable content using our unparalleled scale and artistry across visual effects, production and emerging technologies.
Anna was previously MD at Verizon Media UK, overseeing growth at Yahoo, AOL, and HuffPost. Prior to this she was Global CEO Mofilm (You and Mr Jones) and has also served as Managing Director of Initiative and Guardian Labs as well as CEO of Grand Union. Watkins started her career in advertising at M&C Saatchi and TBWA.
We asked Anna what excites her most about the next 6 months, and what opportunities she sees ahead for the Technicolor Creative Studios brands: