Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Several Chicago-area creatives including Rob Cody of VML participated in “Give a Shirt,” which sells t-shirts designed by local artists to benefit the city’s homeless community.

-The Drum talked with RPA executives about “LA’s ad scene, being independent and longtime client Honda” as the agency celebrates its 30th anniversary. 

-WPP’s Xaxis promoted Nicolas Bidon to the role of global president.


Caitlin Grady joined post-production Whitehouse Post as executive producer.

-Production company Cap Gun Collective added Noah Paul to its directorial roster for U.S. representation.

Andrew Boulton weighed in on “copywriting and the battles we have with the page.”

-TEN or The Enthusiast Network rebranded its production wing as StudioTEN.

-Prod co Smuggler signed director Björn Rühmann, who helmed February’s zombie-themed Brooks spot by Leo Burnett Chicago.