-W+K, ESPN released the outtakes from the recent Metallica “This is SportsCenter” ad (video above).
-Heavy metal seems to be a common punchline for advertisers lately. link
-Audience-targeted television advertising company Simulmedia announced the hiring of Mark Green in the newly-created position of senior vice president, product strategy. link
-London-based production and animation company Not To Scale has added Chatswood, Australia-based team Mirari (director Jimmy Yuan and producer Michelle Xie) to its directorial roster. link
-Michelle Phan sued over music rights by electronic dance music label Ultra. link
–Iris Mobile announced today that it has been named the Mobile Messaging Agency of Record for Wet Seal.