U.S. production company Crossroads has linked with The Gang Films in Paris via a cross-represention and co-production agreement. Gang directors Rachel & Fabrice Carazo, Sven & Calle and Sébastien Chantrel will work out of Crossroads under the banner Gang/USA, with Michael Fekete and Charlie Curran serving as co-executive producers. ... Steve Kraftsow, president of editorial company Boomtown, and Matt Dessner, former director of production at Cap TV, have partnered to launch Kinetic
, a New York-based motion graphics company that will also produce animatics and test spots. ... Julia Sonder, formerly of Tech TV, has joined the One Six Eight Design Group in San Francisco as executive producer. ... Scott Witthaus, formerly of Henninger Media Services in Washington, D.C., and Devin Bousquet, formerly a designer at The Martin Agency, have launched Greybox
, an editorial boutique in Richmond, Va.