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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-ais London, the U.K.-based digitally focused creative agency, is formally joining the “Havas Media Village.”

-Here is your host for the sixth annual Shorty Awards. link

- Zachary Van Doren, director of digital strategy at San Francisco-based agency Muh-Tay-Zik Hof-fer, has launched a new company called SocialTools FM alongside Matthias Ajple, Ryan Steinhardt and Hunter Ecklund. See the intro for their new Social Toolbar above. link

-Wunderman has hired Steve Saul, former social media producer on The X Factor, as its social production lead.

-Dentsu Aegis Network today announces that Jean Lin, global chief strategy officer/CEO of Isobar Asia Pacific, as its new global CEO.

-Tim Hawthorne, founder/chairman/CEO of Hawthorne Direct, a full-service brand response advertising agency, has been inducted into the Direct Response Hall of Fame as announced by the Response Magazine and its Advisory Board.

-Dallas/Santa Monica-based digital studio Reel FX has added to its live-action director roster by signing Ben Orisich and Justin Malone for U.S. commercial representation.

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