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