Mikon Van Gastel and Saffron Kenny, both formerly of Imaginary Forces, have announced the launch of A Very Small Office, a New York-based live action studio. Van Gastel and Kenny will serve as the shop's creative director and executive producer, respectively. ... Mauro Alencar, formerly ECD at Blast Radius in Vancouver, has joined San Francisco interactive agency AKQA as creative director on the shop's Xbox business. ... Editor Tim Cahill, formerly of 89 Editorial, has joined New York's Version2. ... Amy Robson, formerly of Machine in London, and Mark Cutler, formerly of Topix, have joined Toronto's Guru Animation as a senior producer and art director, respectively.