Rehabstudio and Robot Corp has opened its first US office, based in New York City, in addition to its London and Belfast offices, nd made its first official hire, Myke Gerstein. Gerstein, previously director of digital production at Mother New York, joins the rehabstudio leadership team as its first US based executive producer. Prior to Mother, he held senior positions at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky in Boulder, Wieden + Kennedy in Amsterdam, Campfire and Chelsea Pictures in New York, and drove a Taxi for HBO's Taxi Cab Confessions
. He has worked with clients including Burger King, Levi's, Audi, Nike, Coca Cola, EA, Snapple
, Virgin Mobile, Stella Artois, and ESPN, among others.
Furlined has added The Hunger Games
director Gary Ross to its roster. Ross made his directorial debut in 1998 with Pleasantville
and is known for writing and directing Seabiscuit
. He wrote the screnplays for Big
. He also produced 2008's The Tale of Despereaux
, for which he also wrote the screenplay.
Believe Media has signed Anthony Mandler to its global roster of directors. Mandler has directed spots for such brands as Nike, Samsung
, Ciroc and Motorola and has photographed David Beckham, Ryan Phillipe, Lebron James, Eva Mendes and Eminem among others for publications like Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, Rolling Stone, ESPN and Men's Health
. He has shot more than a dozen music videos for Rihanna and music projects with Jay-Z, Mary J Blige, Drake and The Killers, and has three feature projects in development.
Red Tettemer + Partners (RT+P), the Philadelphia-based indie creative agency, has made several new creative hires: Clarence Bradley, associate creative director; Joey Crawford, creative director; and Ryan Epp, interactive developer. Bradley, who will handle creative duties for clients such as Under Armour, Planet Fitness, Dial for Men and Right Guard, joins from The Martin Agency
. Crawford joins from PP+K, where he was creative director/commercial director, and Epp was previously an application/games developer at Idle Media. In addition the agency has promoted Amanda Abrams to associate creative director from senior copywriter and Ari Garber to associate creative director from art director.