Editor Jim Rubino has joined Fluid, New York. ...Creative Director Nick Bailey moves from AKQA, London to its Amsterdam office. AKQA, San Francisco has hired Nick Strada, from Glue London, as associate creative director. ... Miami editing house Vapor Post has signed New York-based editor Namakula for exclusive representation in Florida. ... Barker/DZP has hired John Lu as director of interactive. ...Agency o2ideas has named Billy Galyean as associate creative director of interactive. ... Toronto-based Head Gear Animation has hired Andria Minott, from Avion Films, as executive producer. ...Los Angeles-based production and post studio Duck has added the Paris-based directing team nObrain, which is comprised of Sebastien Fourcault, Nicolas Pasquier, Charles Keramoal, and Sylvain Lefebvre. ... Simpatico has added editorial shop Cut + Run, New York to its roster, while Cut + Run recently signed editor Tina Mintus.
From our March issue, U.S.-based Prettybird and the U.K.'s Sonny London have entered into a partnership to represent each others' directors on the companies' respective turfs.