Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Santa Monica/Melbourne-based VFX studio Luma Pictures has brought on Simon Mowbray as creative director/VFX supervisor.

-Staying in Santa Monica, RPA has hired OMD/LA alum Jenny Kim as group media director on the national Honda account, which will apparently be up for grabs soon.


-Here are your YoungGuns 2012 award winners. link

-Mobile messaging/marketing company Mogreet has released a new infographic that aims to show the “drastic open rates” between MMS and in-app advertising. link

-In his latest Round Seventeen blog post, Rich Siegel tells us that the brief needs to be briefer. link

-Um, we’ll just let you provide comment on iris Worldwide’s “Facetivus” celebration (above). link

-Minneapolis-based agency Preston Kelly is thinking environmentally–while naked, of course–this holiday season. link

-L.A.-based commercial prodco Furlined added director Stuart A. McIntyre to its roster.

-The Young Glory folks don’t want you to have to worry about this month’s New Year’s Eve submission deadline submission, so they’re offering a deadline extension–though you’ll have to earn it. link