Commercials director Lourens van Rensburg moved over to Velocity Films from partner company Freshwater Films. ... Santa Monica's Ascent Media Group (AMG) appointed Richard Andrews as senior vice president/chief operating officer for media services. ... Concrete Pictures named Suzanne Dunn, formerly of Direct TV, to vice president, interactive business development. ... Toy NY hired Jake Benjamin
and Mark Voehringer
, both formerly of Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, as copywriter and art director, respectively. Tiffany McKee, formerly a freelancer, also joined Toy NY's creative team. ... Publicis West Seattle hired Dan Fietsam
, formerly of DDB Chicago, as executive vice president, executive creative director. ... Santa Monica's Incubator Films signed White Hart Lane, New York as its new East Coast representation, with Douglas Howell, James Bartlett and Dani Epstein repping the company and director Tom De Cerchio for all East Coast clients. ... Peter Bidenko, creative director direct at Lowe Hunt, was appointed chief judge of the prestigious John Caples Awards for the Asia/Pacific region. ... Terraplane announced that Yoli Mes and Linda Bogle were named executive producers, and Ann Roberts will move to content and new media.