Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Squarespace launched a new, post-Super Bowl spot, created i-house and featuring musician Leon Bridges, entitled “Leon’s Journey” (video above).

Bigballs Media appointed former Leo Burnett social and mobile boss James Kirkham as chief strategy officer

-BBH London welcomed creative director Chris Lawson and associate creative director Pablo González de la Peña.


-Digital studio Reel FX added Elliot Dillman to its directorial roster for U.S. commercial representation. 

Minnesota’s Martin Williams introduced its packaging design for area brewery FINNEGANS’ newest craft beer, Hoppy Shepherd (but have yet to send us a six pack). 

-Integrated production company GARTNER added Andy Delaney and Monty Whitebloom to its directorial roster.

Andrew Goldin, Derek Sherman, Mark Taylor and several other agency vets created “We Can Be Heroes,” a sort of David Bowie selfie site that pays tribute to the man while raising money for the American Cancer Society.

Audio post-production company Sound Lounge promoted Mike Gullo from senior producer to executive producer and welcomed producer Liana Rosenberg to its production staff.