Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Fred & Farid New York and cognac brand Louis XIII de Remy Martin launched a trailer for “100 Years,” a John Malkovich film which won’t be released for 100 years (video above).

Pizza Hut named David Timm as its U.S. chief marketing officer.

-McCann launched a new digital campaign for General Mills entitled “Parent Promises.”


The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) named Possible Seattle managing director Gareth Jones as its first U.S. special advisor.

-Production company Cutters Tokyo promoted Aika Miyake to the position of editor, effective immediately.

-Digiday takes a look “Inside Unilever’s startup incubator.”

-The Drum examines South Park’s satirical take on the ad industry.

-Publicis Paris launched a new spot for insurance provider AXA.