Peyton Reed, director of the features Bring It On
and Down With Love
has signed with Moxie Pictures for commercials representation. ... Director Rent Sidon, formerly of Public Domain, has signed with Santa Monica production company Uncle. ... Director Leigh Ogilvie and director/DP Tony Baggott, both of South Africa's Frieze Films, have signed with production company Notorious for U.S. representation. ... Editor Peter Odiorne, formerly of Crew Cuts, has joined New York edit house PS 260. In addition to editing, Odiorne and brother Jeff -- founding partner and former creative director of San Francisco agency Odiorne, Wilde, Narraway & Partners -- direct commercials through Moxie Pictures as the Odiorne Brothers. ... Patrick McFarlane, formerly of Pittard Sullivan, has joined San Francisco agency Attik as executive producer and head of production. ... New York audio facility audioEngine has announced the launch of audioEngine|west, a new studio in Phoenix, Ariz. The branch will be headed up by audioEngine partner Bob Giammarco, who will work with local clients in the Southwest and remotely with clients elsewhere. ... Michael Uman, formerly a partner in FDG Design Studios, and Luis Blanco, formerly an art director at USA Networks, have launched New York design firm INTERspectacular
. The upstart firm recently redesigned the look of cable network Comedy Central.