Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Gordon Lindsay directed the trailer for Fred Strydom’s debut novel, The Raft (video above).

MasonBaronet, “a Dallas advertising firm specializing in branding,” promoted Mary Jane Heard to account manager and hired Connor Huff as account manager.


-DRTV, digital media and brand advertising agency Kre8 Media promoted longtime employee Stephen Pickens to the newly created position of vice president, partnership development.

-Agency/production company Little Red Robot launched a full-service office in New York and hired Lee Scharfstein as an executive producer, director of production.

-Cramer-Krasselt celebrated tire-screeching donuts with an Instagram post for Porsche on National Donut Day.

-Medialets, “creator of technology that helps marketers manage and measure the complete return on investment (ROI) of mobile ad campaigns” promoted Richy Glassberg to Chief Executive Officer.

-GroupM Thailand digital arm mInteractive appointed Anjawin Shinkhem as creative director.

-MacLaren McCann Canada named Mary Chambers as chief strategy officer.