Editorial company Final Cut -- which has offices in New York and London -- has announced the launch of an L.A. location. The new office will be manned by editors Eric Zumbrunnen -- formerly of Spotwelders -- and Jim Weedon from the N.Y. office, along with executive producer Saima Awan, who formerly freelanced for Final Cut/N.Y. ... Dean Bastian, formerly a senior VP-group creative director at McCann-Erickson/N.Y., has joined McCann/Detroit in the new role of director of creative development. In particular, Bastian will be responsible for developing new media strategies for the agency's Motor City clients. ... Freelance producer Lisa Boudreaux has joined San Francisco production company Kaboom as head of production. ... Editor Holle Singer has been named a partner at New York edit house Consulate. ... Editor Justin Wilson, formerly of Mad River Post, has signed with Dallas edit house Charlieuniformtango on an exclusive freelance basis.