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Tuesday Odds and Ends


-W+K, ESPN released the outtakes from the recent Metallica “This is SportsCenter” ad (video above).

-Heavy metal seems to be a common punchline for advertisers lately. link

-Audience-targeted television advertising company Simulmedia announced the hiring of Mark Green in the newly-created position of senior vice president, product strategy. link

-London-based production and animation company Not To Scale has added Chatswood, Australia-based team Mirari (director Jimmy Yuan and producer Michelle Xie) to its directorial roster. link

-Michelle Phan sued over music rights by electronic dance music label Ultra. link

-Iris Mobile announced today that it has been named the Mobile Messaging Agency of Record for Wet Seal.

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