Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Hustle launched a new spot for Beats by Dre (video above).

More About Advertising argues that the most damning part of the ANA media kickbacks report is the fact that so many agencies refused to participate.

AdAge asked a bunch of creatives which campaigns they think will win at Cannes. Basically, they all like the McWhopper.


-New York-based, bicoastal editorial and post production boutique Northern Lights welcomed veteran creative director/editor Pat Carpenter.

Subway plans to build a 150-person “tech team” over the next two years with some help from…Accenture.

-Do you use Snapchat? Get ready to see more ads.

-New York-based visual content creation company Splashlight expanded its executive team with the appointments of Gilles Rousseau as senior vice president of sales and marketing and Chris Smart as senior vice president of operations.

-Creative production company DECON expanded its global sales representation by signing with artist representation shop Safe Word Creative Management for West Coast sales representation and Toronto-based production company Stella Shoots for Canadian representation.