Monday Odds and Ends

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By Kiran Aditham Comments

-Well, here’s an Olympics-themed ad from Proximity Canada that probably won’t cause as much controversy as other ones we’ve seen as of late (above).

-In case you missed it, here’s BBDO’s hologram teaser for GE which was unveiled during Creative Week in NYC. link

-Mountain Dew has announced a 360-degree partnership with presumable box-office smash, The Dark Knight Rises. link

-NYC-based design/digital prodco Thornberg & Forester celebrates its fifth year of existence with a new video montage. link

-Lucia Aniello, the director/writer behind the viral hit, “Dollar Shave Club”, has signed with Hollywood-based prodco Uber Content for commercial representation in the US. link

-Who here’s ready for a lo-cal Slurpee from 7-Eleven? link

-The board of directors at Boston-based Blitz Media officially appointed Melissa Lea as president/CEO and welcomed Arnold alum Joseph Pessolano as CFO as well as Mitch Blum as chief marketing officer.

-Oh, so maybe this is why former Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn is no longer with the company. link

-L.A.-based prodco Boxer Films added director Jonathan Hyde to its roster.