Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-DUMBO-based agency Carrot Creative has unveiled its new Tumblr page. link

-Instagram has rolled out web embedding for photo/video content. link

-Staying on topic somewhat, Nissan has launched a Vine/Instagram video contest to promote the 2014 Versa Note. link

-L.A.-based production company The Cortez Brothers has signed director Laurentius to its roster for representation in the U.S. and Hispanic markets. link

-Victors & Spoils chief John Winsor sounds off on “the dinosaurs of Cannes.” link

-Let’s welcome the new Google Maps app with a trip to Detroit Rock City, shall we (above)?

-Following a review, beauty retail chain Sephora has tapped San Francisco-based agency Duncan/Channon to design the website for its new Marc Jacobs Beauty collection.

-New York-based prodco Cause & Effect has signed comedy director Beauxchamp for U.S. commercial representation.