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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Manhattan-based indie agency Gardner Nelson + Partners hired creative duo Jeremy Chin (CW) and Marcio Kelmanson (AD), aka “Jeremarcio” (get it?).

-twofifteenmccann introduces us to a life-changing hypnotist in a new Nescafe Mexico ad (above).

-W+K’s John C. Jay and director Joe Pytka are speaking at the ADC Gallery tonight. link

-Actor/director Eric Stoltz signed with Los Angeles prodco Department of the 4th Dimension for TV spot and branded content work.

-VFX/digital studio MPC hired Justin Lane as managing director of its NYC office. link

-Car and Driver‘s internal design team developed a new, HTML5-optimized site for the trade. link

-SF copywriter/mashup enthusiast Gino Click and his art directing partner Sam Bruehl pay a quick tribute to the late, great Heavy D (above). link

-Consumerist wants to spoil Best Buy’s Super Bowl advertising surprise yet again. link

-As expected, first-day sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are being called the “largest in history.” link

 

 

 

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