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Monday Morning Stir

-VFX studio MPC promoted Ed Koenig to US EP of Color Grading and signed  Adrian Seery as colorist in its New York studio. link

-Bacardi turns 150 and celebrates its liberation from Cuban confiscation 52 years ago (above). link

-Santa Monica-based studio a52 promoted Megan Meloth to executive producer. link

-How many more ad rev stats can you take? Let’s try one more. link

-SoftBank and Sprint make nice, like $20 billion nice. link

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