On January 1, Dallas' Hothaus Editorial was rechristened N2O Editorial, a change that reflects a restructuring of the business, now owned and operated by executive producer Lisa Hill, editor Brent Herrington and finish artist Dan Hill. The shop has also added editor Marc Stone, formerly of Post-Op, Dallas, and producer Stefany Sabo, formerly of GSD&M/Austin. … Santa Monica-based Area 51 Films recently announced that it will launch a feature film division. Headed by Area 51 head of production Rachel Griffin, the unit will seek out feature opportunities for the shop's commercials roster, which includes directors John Adams, Scotty Bergstein, Toby Phillips and James Dalthorp. … San Francisco-based animation house Wild Brain announced this week that it has signed a co-production/development deal with Denmark's Egmont Imagination. The first project for the partnership will be Vanilla Pudding, an animated series about a little girl who imagines she is a superhero. The series, created by Wild Brain director Nicholas Weigel, will be distributed internationally by Egmont.