Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Paris agency Rosapark installed “The Carousel of Dreams” for adults in the center of London to promote Europcar and Mercedes (video above). 

Global production company UNIT9 added Brandon Roots and Felix Thompson (collectively known as “Lefty”) to its U.S. directorial roster

Facebook made a big change to its news feed to favor friends over…yawn.


Here’s a European ad scandal that we definitely don’t understand, but it includes the phrase “confidential documents” and a WPP media agency!

-Boston-based Connelly Partners acquired digital agency Almighty.

Tumblr launched a social impact campaign designed to spark conversations around political issues and increase voter turnout. 

-Cheil London appointed Nick Craske as creative director and Georgia Barretta as creative director, design

A couple of U.K. creatives are leaving their agency to launch a startup. In this economy?!