Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Liam Neeson narrates this spot for Discover Ireland, entitled “The world goes green on St. Patrick’s Day” (video above).

-Executive producer CL Weaver teamed up with editors Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, and Matt Murphy to launch Santa Monica-based post-production boutique EXILE.

-Post-production studio Nomad hired Tommy Murov as an executive producer in its Los Angeles office.

-Commercial production company Furlined added Clayton Vomero to its directorial roster.

Tham Khai Meng, worldwide chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather, examines “LGBT Culture And The Mainstreaming Of Inclusion.”

U.S. ad spending declined 4 percent in February, according to Standard Media Index.

-Bill Blass Group appointed Wondersauce as its digital creative agency and Exposure America as its public relations agency.

-Cross-cultural advertising agency Sensis will announce its new Earned Media practice during Hispanicize 2015.

-Denver-based, full service advertising agency Cactus promoted Jeff Strahl to creative director and added Megan Campbell, Claire Gipson and Shea Tullos to its creative department.