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Posts Tagged ‘Edward Norton’

Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Detroit native and former DeVito/Verdi senior creative Brad Emmett is heading back home to serve as executive creative director at Doner. Emmett’s arrival follows EVP/ECD Justin Smith‘s transition to the newly created role of chief innovation officer, head of the Digital Underground (if only that was what you were thinking).

-Former OMD director of digital strategy Mitch Brandow has joined Starcom USA as SVP/digital director, overseeing the agency’s ESPN and US Cellular businesses.

-Five months after winning Perio Inc.’s Barbasol and Pure Silk accounts, Austin’s own GSD&M has launched the first ads for the former brand (above). Here’s  a second spot.

-Former JWT Atlanta CEO Rob Quish has taken on the role of president of global strategy at healthcare agency network, inVentive Healthcare Communications. The move is part of a “realignment” at iHC, which is now operating under a model called “Done as One.” link

-New York-based shop the watsons have launched a new website and micro-site to celebrate the Grand Central Terminal centennial, which kicks off this Friday, Feb. 1. link; link

-Mozilla’s global “Firefox Flicks” competition has returned, with judges this time around including Edward Norton and Ben Silverman (above). link

-Brand Affinity Technologies has appointed former Teleflora/Overstock exec Jennifer R. Black to the role of VP, marketing and commerce.

-Adbrite has shuttered its exchange, is reportedly close to selling off its other assets. link

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Mozilla Picks Firefox Flicks Winners

Ben Silverman and Tyler Durden–sorry, Edward Norton–were among the judges for this year’s Firefox Flicks competition, which of course is brought to you by Mozilla, which announced the winners during the Cannes Film Festival. The jury including Mozilla staff, film industry folks and more picked six top entrants, whose work will eventually be incorporated into global marketing campaigns for the browser. Without further ado, see the showreel above and check out more info on Mozilla’s blog here.

Thursday Odds and Ends

-Havas has opened the doors to Totality, its new multicultural/LGBT-friendly unit based in New York that appears to be led by Edward Norton (above).

-Here’s the shortlist for the Key Art Awards. link

-What’s the ad strategy for Xbox? Let a Microsoft exec explain. link

-McGarryBowen Labs created this rather lovely visual compilation of Twitter reactions to Steve Jobs‘ death. link

-Christopher Averill joined SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership as CFO.

-Do we hear another opportunity knocking in the mobile ad sector? link

-Digital Kitchen’s Seattle office welcomed W+K alum David Mikula as a senior creative and promoted Sarah Shipley to head of production.