Anonymous Content has signed comedy director Brian Billow for commercial representation and film and television management. Billow has directed spots including Walmart
's "Baby Comedian" (The Martin Agency
) and GameStop's "Yay" (The Richards Group
) as well as spots for Nike, Chicago White Sox, Honda
, Keystone Beer, McDonald's
, M&Ms and IKEA. He has also worked as a creative director at DDB Chicago
-Erickson NY for brands such as MasterCard and Wrigley's.
Harpoon Pictures, the NY-based production company headed by Chester Mayer, has added director Rohitash Rao to its roster. Rao's work includes animation as well as live action, and has included spots for Nike's "Be Transformed" campaign, created and produced by AKQA
. His agency experience includes BBDO
, Larsen/Colby and Stein Robaire Helm in L.A. and freelance work at such shops as TBWA/Chiat/Day
, Cliff Freeman
& Partners, Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners, Ogilvy
Marc Smith has joined Framestore's New York design department as senior design director. Originally from New Zealand, Smith has 14 years experience in the advertising industry and has worked on both the agency and production side. Recent credits include commercials work for BBH
NY, IDEO, BBDO NZ, DDB
; and clients such as Google and Nike.