Press Release: John Holdridge Joins Little Dot Studios to Run US Business
Little Dot Studios, an All3Media company, today announced John Holdridge as Managing Director, USA.
Holdridge was previously Fullscreen’s General Manager of Brand Services. He will be joined at Little Dot Studios by former Fullscreen colleagues James Norell, who takes on the role of Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Strategy, as well as Jordan Benedict, who becomes Senior Vice President, Content Development and Creative Strategy.
Little Dot Studios is an award-winning digital content agency and media network specializing in creating meaningful connections between premium content and digital audiences. Holdridge will build on the three years of strong US growth under Holly Graham, who returns to the UK to take the newly created Chief Business Officer role.
With Holdridge’s arrival, Little Dot Studios cements its position as a center of innovation and excellence in the digital agency marketplace. Combining strategic consultancy, social agency services, in-house production, and with its own media network, Little Dot Studios powers brands with audience-first content that can be seen, discovered and engaged with across all social platforms.
Born for the digital entertainment era and made up of over 350 digital experts across the UK, US, Germany and Asia-Pacific, Little Dot Studios already works with the world’s most recognized entertainment, sports and consumer brands, creating content for more than 600 YouTube channels globally, alongside Facebook, Snap and TikTok and OTT footprints with Roku, Samsung TV Plus and Amazon, delivering 6 billion organic views per month.
Entertainment partners include NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Amazon Prime Video, Google, Viacom, Discovery, Hulu and Gordon Ramsay alongside consumer brand partners such as Net-A-Porter, Farfetch, Brewdog, Coca Cola, Hugo Boss, and Gagosian.
John Holdridge said: “Little Dot Studios is a world-class leader in production, social management services, and distribution, and I’m thrilled to be joining such a stellar organization as it embarks on its next exciting growth period. Storytelling and creating meaningful content experiences has become the foundation for businesses in this new digital space. Little Dot Studios has built a phenomenal name globally building out these services and the US team is perfectly poised to drive massive scale in the coming years.”
As GM at Fullscreen, Holdridge oversaw a 300-person team that helped brands create, distribute, and monetize content on social. In his previous roles as VP and SVP of Fullscreen’s video services team, Holdridge was responsible for growing the client base to over 100 Fortune 500 clients such as NBCU, Uber, Mattel, Netflix, HP, and Disney. Simultaneously, he scaled the team, achieved double digit growth YoY, and maintained strong margins during growth years.
Dan Jones, CEO of Little Dot Studios said:“I couldn’t be more delighted to have John join our team in LA. His pedigree is unparalleled and his vision for the future of Little Dot Studios in the US is hugely exciting. We have a roster of the world’s best entertainment partners, and now have the opportunity to grow this group, and apply our collective experience to consumer brands across social platforms.”