Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Apple celebrates “Frankie’s Holiday” in a spot celebrating acceptance, directed by Park Pictures’ Lance Acord (video above).

-Copyranter Mark Duffy argues that agencies’ work suffers when they pack their staff with young “digital natives.”

-Departing chief production officer Davud Karbassioun picks his five favorite BBH ads.


-JWT Peru hired Tiago “Tito” Ribeiro as head of innovation.

-Global consultancy DesignStudio handled the rebranding work for Artfinder, which launched today.

-Opperman Weiss hired Richard Hart as design director.

-Media agency Schiefer Media and creative content firm ChopShop merged to form Schiefer Chopshop (SCS).

-Organic Transit selected Durham, North Carolina-based The Republik as its first digital agency of record.