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Director Eva Michon Joins Accomplice Media

LOS ANGELES—Accomplice Media has signed multi-talented filmmaker Eva Michon for exclusive representation in commercials. A skillful visual storyteller with a whimsical sense of humor, Michon has earned considerable praise for her work in music videos and fashion films, the latter including work for such designers as Calla, Pink Tartan, Ten Over Six and Rita Liefhebber. Her first feature-length film, Death From Above 1979: A Fly in Amber¸ about the Canadian dance-punk duo, is currently in post production.

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Killer Tracks Adds Emerging Bands to Its “Artist Series”

Killer Tracks, the industry’s leading supplier of pre-cleared production music, is expanding and broadening the scope of its groundbreaking Artist Series with a focus on emerging talent. The company is releasing a number of new tracks from breakout artists, including work from Portland alt rockers Rare Monk and the L.A.-based quartet Misun.

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More than just a pretty face: American Apparel finally appoints a woman to the board

WSJ announced that American Apparel Names New Board in Step to Resolve Leadership Crisis, the crisis being that Dov Charney's sexist and abusive ways have finally caught up to him.

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The Beancast: Lubricated but loquacious

A Global BeanCast collected in LUBRICATED BUT LOQUACIOUS, which was recorded in the middle of the night for us in Sweden and Faris Yakob, (Genius Steals), who is in London.

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Alberto Belli Goes to Cannes

Accomplice Media director selected for Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Director’s Showcase and Shot’s Young Directors Awards.

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The Colonie Continues to Grow, Promotes Brian Salazar to Editor

CHICAGO— The Colonie, one of Chicago’s top providers of creative editorial, finishing and motion design services for advertising, has promoted Brian Salazar to editor.

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R.I.P Adidas CMO Hermann Deininger

It's belated, but we wanted to make sure we had some confirmation before publishing this. Today we pay our respects to adidas CMO Hermann Deininger who passed away on May 18th. Deininger, 54, apparently died from heart issues.

More, according to Achtung-Mode, the only English language obituary I could find:

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Noah Witlin named Creative Director of BusterINK

A veteran of motion picture and TV marketing, Noah Witlin joins BusterINK as Creative Director. The appointment was announced today by Neville Burtis, Executive Creative Director of BusterINK, the Print-Digital division of Stun Creative. Mr. Witlin will report directly to Mr. Burtis.

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Bclassic " Classical Comeback" booty shaking ladies still dancing to Dvorak, RIAA update

This is just a heads up that the RIAA takedown notice kerfluffle has been sorted out, and honestly it was just as simple as changing the music bed to another version of the "Dvořák - Symphony No. 9" used in the ad for B-classical music festival. The previous version had 42,977 views on the waveya2011 Youtube channel and a whopping 3,471,206 views on Bclassic's own youtube channel, for those keeping score at home.

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David Abbot wanted two very good account men at Doyle Dane Bernbach.

Sadly, David Abbott Dies at Age 75, and as Vinny Warren said, it's as if Advertising just lost its Mick Jagger. An elegant white haired Mick Jagger.

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