Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-MTV’s newest scripted drama series, “Finding Carter,” tells the story of 16-year-old Carter’s discovery that the woman she thought was her mother actually kidnapped her when she was three years-old. To visualize the shock of her discovery, MTV teamed up with Carbon VFX to turn her life upside down using an in-camera effect for a promo (video above). link

-Minneapolis-based advertising agency Clarity Coverdale Fury announced today that Beth Morgan, who has speny seven years with the agency as vice president of finance, has been named chief financial officer.

-Baltimore-based brand activation agency Harvey announced today it has added seven new employees, including Senior Account Executive Cara Clement, Senior Designer Erie Howard, Design Development Manager Meagan Hynes, and Account Executive Kathryn Kimmel. link

-A look at Wieden+Kennedy’s 50,000 square foot New York office space. link

-Vdopia, “the global leader in mobile video advertising,” today announced that it has opened offices in Germany and Australia and added three new hires. link

-A few creatives came up with “a Google Chrome extension that translates the sissy World Cup lingo on any webpage into real red-blooded NFL-related terminology.” link

-Independent agency Engine Digital announced the promotion of Ryan Opina to vice president, user experience from director of user experience.

-Last night, three DigitasLBi Boston employees were honored with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards for their work with Citizen Schools, “an organization that partners with middle schools in low-income communities to provide a longer learning day rich with opportunities.”