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Google ad executive dies at Cannes Lions festival

Adland can confirm that a report broken this afternoon by the Guardian is true; a Google exec has been involved in an accident at the Cannes Lions Festival, which has resulted in a death.

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Assembly Signs Award-Winning Director Jeffrey Fleisig

Assembly is thrilled to announce the signing of award-winning director Jeffrey Fleisig. After nearly a decade at Über Content, Fleisig now joins Assembly’s prolific community of filmmakers, bringing with him a taste for whip-smart humor, punchy dialogue, and an impressive track record of kick-starting auspicious campaigns that stand the test of time.

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Finally creative poaches from tech - as PayPal Exec Defects to Agency Side

Mistress, the multi-disciplinary creative agency based in Venice, Los Angeles, announced today the hire of Lee Roth in a senior role to lead the agency’s Strategy & Social Media services. Roth comes to Mistress from PayPal where he was Senior Director, Head of Advertising, Media and Agencies.

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Automotive Director Lino Russell Joins Accomplice Media

Los Angeles— Accomplice Media has signed German director Lino Russell for exclusive representation in the United States. Russell, who was educated in the United States and England, is an automotive and visual specialist known for his technical skill, dynamic visuals, deft handling of talent and ability to craft vivid stories. His credits include Audi, Ferrari, BMW, Alfa Romeo, Volkswagen, Toyota, Chevrolet and other global car brands.

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ArsenalCreative Launches in Santa Monica

On the heels of their breakout project “Prime Musical” for Amazon, ArsenalFX Founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, California-based content creation studio ArsenalCreative alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile.

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Native Content and Schrom & Co. form partnership

Native Content and Schrom & Co. are pleased to announce a new joint partnership for tabletop commercials and digital content. The new alliance enables Native to expand its versatile talent offering to include the tabletop category, and offers Schrom & Co. a west coast base of operations and a direct line to Native’s network of brand and agency clientele.

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STORY Adds Director Rich Michell

CHICAGO—Director/Director of Photography Rich Michell has joined STORY for national representation in advertising. A versatile talent, Michell combines storytelling skill with deep experience in product and tabletop cinematography. His credits include such diverse brands as 3M/Scotch, General Mills, Target, Subway, UnitedHealthCare and Wendy’s.

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Director Stephen Pearson Brings Comedy Advertising Skills to Accomplice Media

Los Angeles— Accomplice Media has signed director Stephen Pearson for exclusive representation in the United States. A one-time advertising agency creative, Pearson has built a strong portfolio as a commercial director, primarily consisting of performance- and character-driven comedy. He has directed projects for agencies across the U.S. and in international markets for such brands as Burger King, Microsoft, H&R Block, Miller, Travel Channel, Domino’s, McDonald’s, Southwest Airlines, Evinrude, Lowe’s, Yoplait, Coors Light, Molson and Tetley.

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Supply&Demand signs Joseph Kahn

Music video, commercial and feature film director Joseph Kahn has joined Supply&Demand. Kahn’s clients include Samsung, Adidas, Target, Johnny Walker, BMW, Mercedes, T-Mobile, Budweiser, Bacardi, HP, Nascar and PlayStation.

Kahn’s reel is compelling across genres. His work has had widespread cultural appeal with awards such as Grammy Best Video, MTV VMA Best Director, Music Video London Icon Award, MVPA Director of the Year, and Clio for Visual Effects on Fox Sports.

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Linus Karlsson co-found THE STORE in NYC, featuring Tom Dixon May 14

Linus Karlsson, Brian DiLorenzo, Tara DeVeaux and Brad Blondes, Partners of MING Utility and Entertainment Group, announce the grand opening of THE STORE, a design and retail destination located at 25 Peck Slip in lower Manhattan. Rooted in the timeless heritage of the storefront as community connecting point, The Store is a physical space for new and interesting ideas, products, projects, people, art and inventions.

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