Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

– West Coast-based Digital Domain 3.0 has promoted Oscar-winning VFX supervisor (for Curious Case of Benjamin Button) Eric Barba to chief creative officer/senior VFX supervisor.

-In honor of the holiday and one of our favorite films, we couldn’t resist posting this original 1978 trailer for Halloween (above).

-DDB Chicago has created a mobile app as part of a campaign to promote theOpening the Vaults: The Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair Exhibit at the Field Museum.  Play Store link; App Store link

-Starcom and Turner Broadcasting, home to TNT, TBS, truTV and Adult Swim, have formed a year-long marketing and research partnership developed for the 2013-14 Upfront.

-Hilton Head, SC-based agency BFG has welcomed Ryan Wofford as director of digital strategy. In addition to Wofford, who will be based in BFG’s Atlanta office and lead digital efforts for clients like Campari and Treasury Wine Estates, the agency has brought on Matt Holliday in the newly created role of content strategist.

-Yahoo says engagement and productivity are up after 86’ing working from home. link

-FYI, deadline for One Club’s Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards has been extended to Nov. 8. link


Happy Halloween, kids, have fun and be safe!