Monday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-According to a new IAB report, internet ad revenues in Q1 2013 set a new high at $9.6 billion. link

-Former B-Reel/W+K Portland producer Arrow Kruse has been appointed by RSA to lead the prodco’s Branded Content, Digital and Entertainment division. link


-BBDO Proximity Minneapolis has followed its Skippy peanut butter and MN Health Insurance wins this year by being named ad agency for the soon-to-be-launched Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network.

-The Cannes Lions crew is rolling out China Day (on June 18 specifically) during this year’s Festival. link

-Draftfcb Cape Town and Egg Films director Kevin Fitzgerald teamed up to create the above spot for the Toyota Land Cruiser.

-New York-based prodco Harpoon Pictures has signed director Patricia Riggen to its roster for commercial representation.