Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-We’re not sure how to preface this otherwise without sounding cheesy (too late), but Taco Bell and SXSW invite you to “Feed the Beat” for this latest go-around via a rockumentary (promo clip above). link

-Speaking of, -Omnicom will try to “humanize technology” at SXSWi. link

-DUMBO-based Carrot Creative has bumped up Alexis Lamster – formerly its lead producer, to its new “Director of People and Culture.” Let the new titles never end.

– Dental savings plan marketer appointed Bay Area-based Camp + King to serve as AOR and in turn, the latter is tasked with developing a new logo, identity and consumer advertising campaign – consisting of broadcast, digital, social, a website redesign and sales collateral.

-While we’re on the collab tip, let us tell you that Arnold and Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project are dropping a new project on the masses called “Reality Drop. link

-Mirrorball has tapped Lisa Petrella to lead its L’Oréal Paris experiential account and has brought on Saatchi X alum Kim Paquet.

-The Shorty Awards has announced its finalists for its fifth-annual show. link; link