Lesley Robson-Foster, formerly of R!OT/Manhattan, has transferred to
R!OT/Santa Monica as visual effects supervisor. ... Gerhard Koenderink, formerly of Stimulus, Miami, has joined the VIA Group in Portland, Me., as associate creative director. ... Director Jim Manera, founder of the U.S. production company Blindfaith, has signed with Spark Productions in Toronto. Manera, who was previously repped by Sparks for three years, returns to the company after a one year hiatus.