agency news

Production company Bednarz Film, Dallas, has changed its name to Directorz.
DDB Dallas won two golds at the Dallas Ad League’s TOPS Awards. The ads honored were an Arizona Jeans television spot and a print campaign for Tabasco.
Rives Carlberg, Houston, tallied 18 Addys at the local advertising awards competition, making it the biggest winner in the Houston market.
Flowers & Fedele, Dallas, has been named agency of record for Estancia Home Collection, a maker of custom residential furnishings.
ProductionWorks, Houston, has completed a New Orleans-based video shoot for a Pier 1 Imports commercial.
MQ&C Advertising and Marketing, Austin, received silver and gold awards at the local Addy competition for its Grape Vine Market radio campaign.
Eisenberg and Associates, Dallas, has received graphic design assignments for Sky TV, NetVoice, Santa Fe Snyder Corp. and Concentra Managed Care.
The city of Saginaw has selected Fort Worth-based Witherspoon Advertising & Public Relations to design a logo.
Pennebaker.LMC, Houston, has created a promotional print campaign for FotoFest, celebrating the international month of photography.
NRB Media, Dallas, has created a television spot featuring an animated cue ball for upscale game room furniture chain Billiards and Barstools.
Stuart Bacon Advertising-Public Relations, Fort Worth, has been retained by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to create a promotional campaign for its 2000-01 concert season. The agency is also preparing a fundraising campaign for University Christian Church.
Middleberg + Associates, Austin, has been selected as the public relations firm for Hoover’s Online.
Dean Rogers and Corey Roberts have opened audio boutique Sound to Image in Austin’s 501 Studios.
Hothaus Creative, Dallas, has created a branding package for WAMI-TV in Miami.

Forza Marketing Group, Little Rock, has completed a new menu design for Dixie Cafe, an Arkansas and Tennessee restaurant chain.
The Thompson Group, Little Rock, won two first-place honors in the national Public Affairs Pollie Awards for its AT&T Denver Cable franchise renewal campaign.

ACME Communications, St. Louis, has contracted Rick Johnson & Company, Albuquerque, to assist with advertising, promotions and media placement for two local radio stations.

In conjunction with the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments, Mason & Moon Advertising, Oklahoma City, is launching an air quality public awareness campaign