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Monday Odds and Ends

-Darren Aronofsky, director of films including Black Swan, The Wrestler and Requiem for a Dream of course, has teamed up with Ted Robbins and Sandy Haddad to launch bi-coastal commercial production house, Chromista. link

-The 2013 AICP Week lineup has been announced. link

-GSD&M has promoted several staffers including creative partners Victor Camozzi and Bryan Edwards, who work on Walgreens among other accounts to SVP/group creative directors. In addition, the Austin-based, Omnicom-owned agency has bumped up Nancy Ryan and Carrie Hines to SVP/account directors while elevating Ronnie Steck to VP/account director and Madhavi Reese to VP/strategy director.

-B-Reel created a video for Google Chrome as part of Google’s 2013 I/O conference that helps the Mountain View, CA giant thank developers for their contributions to the internet’s evolution (above).

-Brooklyn-based agency Carrot Creative has launched its new website. You can find out more about the new site from Carrot CPO/co-founder Chris Petescia here.

-Portland, ME-based The VIA Agency has welcomed Richard Fryling as group strategy director for the Sam’s Club account, Deep Focus alum Abha Dhakal as client strategist and Chris Gilbert as a copywriter.

-Filmmaker Greg Kohs joined the roster of Venice, CA prodco Backyard for U.S. commercial representation.

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