UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a massive, multi-faceted cross-promotional campaign in support of The Secret Life of Pets, the highest-grossing original opening ever for a motion picture, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' today announced partnerships with some of the world's most recognized brands, which share in the success of this record-breaking result. The cross-category program includes a global activation with McDonald's and promotions with top household names including the Chrysler brand, General Mills, P&G, Mott's, PetSmart and The J.M. Smucker Company as well as breakthrough partnerships with innovative brands like GoPro and Realtor.com, marking the first time Realtor.com has collaborated with a major studio and the first time GoPro has collaborated on a campaign for an animated feature film. Delivering close to $400 million in promotional value, the creative-driven programs will be supported by multi-media marketing campaigns powered by television, digital and print advertising, significant retail exposure, social and influencer campaigns and live events.
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