Todd Riddle, formerly of Hill, Holliday/Boston, has been named group creative director at Fallon/Minneapolis, as has Bobby Pearce, a Fallon/N.Y. alum who arrives from Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
Josh Mandel, formerly of TBWAChiatDayLos Angeles, has joined 180/Amsterdam as director of planning.
Art director Andy Fackrell, formerly of Wieden + Kennedy/Portland, has joined 180/Amsterdam as ACD.
Writer John Kelly, formerly of Lally, McFarland & Pantello, has joined Adair-Greene, Atlanta, as associate creative director.
Director Blair Hayes, formerly of The Hayes Office, has signed with Santa Monica's Area 51 Films.
Editors Owen Plotkin and Nelson Leonard, along with executive producer Nancy Finn, have launched The Now Corporation, an editorial boutique in New York.
Editor Nicholas Erasmus, formerly of Superior Assembly, has joined Santa Monica edit house Terminal.
Tapehouse executive producer Michelle Brunwasser has moved to The [ANX], the Tapehouse's boutique facility in downtown Manhattan. Also making the trip are Henry artist Jay Tilin and colorists Joe Gawler and John Crowley.
Rex Cook, formerly of the Ant Farm, has launched Avatarlabs, a new motion graphics and design house in Encino, Calif.
Feature films composer Michael Bacon has signed with New York's Fearless Music for commercials representation.
Michelle Carman, formerly of McCann-Erickson, has joined Spontaneous Combustion, New York, as an assistant producer.
Michelle Jeffers, formerly an executive producer at Foundation Imaging, has joined Radium/Santa Monica as executive producer of the company's episodic and features division.
Andrea Mansour, formerly of design and consulting firm Sapient, has joined San Francisco animation house Wild Brain as head of its commercials division.
L.A. DJ and composer Ed Ma has signed with bicoastal music house Face The Music.