-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
-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