-Director/DP Ron Fricke, he of Baraka and Koyaanisqatsi fame, has joined the commercial roster of Hollywood-based prodco, HELLO!.

-ONE/x (with the help of New Deal Studios, Company 3, Human Worldwide and Lime) dreams up a miniature city (without the aid of CGI) to promote Vizio’s first foray into PCs (above).

-Dallas digital shop Slingshot has teamed up with the Dallas Morning News to launch a new social media agency (here we go again) dubbed Speakeasy. link

-Goodby’s Margaret Johnson has become the first female partner in the agency’s history. link

-The call for entries for the 2012 YoungGuns International Awards (not to be confused with ADC Young Guns) is now open. link