London-based edit house Cut + Run has announced plans to open a New York office in February. The branch, which is currently working out of temporary space at Homestead Editorial, will be headed by editor Chuck Willis, formerly of Crew Cuts, and executive producer Susan Willis, formerly of BBDO. The move comes just months after the June launch of Cut + Run/L.A. under the direction of Swietlik Editorial founder Dan Swietlik and former Crew Cuts executive producer Christie Cash. ... David Cohen, formerly deputy director of broadcast production at FCB/N.Y., has been named chief operating officer at both New York-based design studio Pure and editorial collective Chemistry. ... Composer A.J. Gundell has joined the roster of New York music house Tonic. ... Danish director Jan Gleie has signed with London production company Godman for U.K. representation. ... Santa Monica music house Endless Noise has announced that Ellen Knable of EKA will serve as the company's West Coast rep.