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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Bi-coastal production company Psyop has hired Jean-Francois Panisset as its first chief technology officer.

-Digitaria has welcomed a pair of Brits to its San Diego HQ as Tom Richardson, a WPP Fellow, is joining the JWT agency as head of digital product innovation while JWT London alumna Rachel Gigli has signed on as account director on Petco and Royal Caribbean.

-CD/director Nando Costa joined the roster of bi-coastal prodco, Shilo. link

-The One Club will hold the award show for its OneScreen short film/video festival on Nov. 8 at Landmark Sunshine Cinema in NYC. link

-JWT Italy and Kit Kat have teamed up to launch an app that encourages the latter brand’s Facebook fans to created the “World’s Biggest Break,” which will culminate into an event this Thursday, Oct. 11 (one of several videos above). link; link

-Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has left Jordan Brand to sign a shoe deal with Chinese brand, Li-Ning. link

-Pizza Hut is giving away free pizza for life to one brave soul who asks the presidential candidates a rather silly question at the upcoming town hall debate. link

-McGarryBowen Chicago was awarded creative duties for Blue Cross Blue Shield. link

-Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Group’s EMEA CFO Johann Xavier is moving over to its Asia-Pacific division. link

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