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Monday Odds and Ends

-Following, yes, a “competitive review,” Turner Broadcasting has tapped iris Worldwide to serve as agency of record for its new health/wellness entertainment property, upwave. As AOR, iris will not only work on the upwave and upwave.com launches, but on digital, OOH and print for the brand.

-Havas Worldwide New York senior art director Matthew Lucero, who’s been with the agency for nearly two years, has been promoted to ACD.

-72andSunny Amsterdam has added a handful to its creative department including CDs Gregg Clampffer (formerly of Arnold Amsterdam and Chiat LA) and Micky Coyne (ex-GS&P/Droga5 NY) as well as senior writer Damian Isaak and creative technologist, Gabor Szalatnyai.

-L.A.-based digital shop Modus Operandi and executive producer Rossi Cannon have launched a new multidisciplinary unit dubbed Mod/Op Films. link

-The Cannes Lions folks are now accepting entries for next year’s inaugural Lions Health festival/awards show. link

-TBWA\Chiat\Day LA president Carisa Bianchi tells the Los Angeles Times “how she made it.” link

-Speaking of Chiat LA, the agency’s new work for the 56th Grammy Awards, complete with “Music Unleashes Us” tagline, has launched (above).

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