Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Kate Upton stars in ad for mobile game Game of War: Fire Age from Untitled Worldwide (video above).

-Skittles will be getting its first Super Bowl ad.


-Industry veterans Daniel Murphy and Chris Kief launch VendorDB, “a comprehensive database of companies in the creative industries that aims to simplify the process of finding vendors at no cost to the user or service provider.”

-The American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 7 appointed Frontier Strategies Creative Director Mary Lee to its 2014-2015 Executive Committee as secretary/treasurer.

-MDC-owned media agency Assembly announced the appointment of Paul Beck in the new position of executive vice president, director of strategic services.

Digiday examines the top brands among UK millenials.

AdAge takes a look at “Flo’s Progressive Evolution.”