Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Los Angeles/San Francisco-based production collective Strike Anywhere created “The Pittsburgh Drug Trials,” the latest in ESPN’s 30 for 30 short series, which airs Sunday (video above).

-Mindshare won media buying and planning duties for General Mills.

-Brand consultancy Interbrand appointed Antoine Veliz as chief experience officer of North America.

-Former BBH chair Cindy Gallop claims “The white men at the top have zero interest in reinventing advertising.”

-The Drum explores “How marketing could be structured at a AB InBev / SABMiller mega brewer.”

-Campaign looks at “Rugby vs. football: How the sponsors reflect the sport.”

-Buffalo Wild Wings aired a text-only spot after pulling its ad with Steve Rannazzisi.

-Lloyds Bank appointed Adam & Eve/DDB as its creative agency.