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Wednesday Morning Stir

-McCann New York, Allen & Gerritsen and Conill were among the grand prize winners at the ANA’s 2013 Multicultural Excellence Awards. link

-Louise Benson will assume the role of festival director, effective Jan. 14, 2014, for both Eurobest and the newly launched Lions Health fest.

-DDB Chicago employs subtlety, minimal VFX and real fathers and daughters to tug at the heartstrings as part of a holiday campaign for Ronald McDonald House Charities (above, second spot here).

-As we continue on the awards jag, Facebook has launched its call for entries for its annual Studio Awards. Deadline is Jan. 31, 2014. link

-It looks like Electronic Arts got a “wake-up call” by winning Consumerist’s “Worst Company in America” honors. link

-According to Digiday, DDB, Razorfish, R/GA and AKQA are four agencies that are “doing mobile right.” link

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