Monday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 


-Wunderman has made a handful of new appointments to its global leadership teams including Steven Power as general manager in Singapore, Dom Hickey as head of planning in Australia and the promotion of Blast Radius exec Larson Banilower to VP, client development in New York. link

-While we’re on the Wunderman tip, the agency and WPP Digital, the latter of which is the digital investment arm of WPP,  will be taking equal stakes in U.K. digital tech consultancy, Cognifide.

-Dallas/Santa Monica-based digital studio Reel FX has added senior flame artist Dan Margules to its Dallas facility.

-EP Matthew Marquis, director/CD Jake Banks (pictured l-r above) and head of VFX Guillaume Marien have teamed up to form Venice, CA-based prodco/post company, Golden

-JWT Singapore copywriter Vasanth Seshadri has developed a “creative techniques” app for agency creatives dubbed Idea Maker Flashcards. link

-The folks behind the inaugural Lions Health festival have added an international speaker roster as part of its content program. link

-Newly formed production company Knox Avenue has opened up shop in downtown Los Angeles at Maker City LA and launches with a directorial roster mostly selected by founder/EP, Brooke Dooley. link