Limey has signed director Nick Jones for exclusive U.S. representation. Jones is known for his comedic direction with spots for Burger King with Crispin Porter + Bogusky as well as campaigns for Ikea, Match.com, Subway, Sony Playstation, Polaroid, Kodak, Mini, Citroen, Irn-Bru, Southern Trains and others. Jones joins a Limey roster of California based directors, Scott Weintrob, Graeme Joyce and directing team KN+SAW..
BETC has hired creative team The Triplets, consisting of Juri Zaech, David Aronson and Samuel Moore. After attending Miami Ad School, the team of two art directors and one copywriter met at Ogilvy & Mather, Paris in 2008. Their work includes Dove Men+Care, which ran during the 2010 Superbowl and campaigns for brands such as Louis Vuitton, Europcar, and Coke Zero, winning them awards at Cannes, Clios, Eurobest, and Young Guns.
British production company th1ng Corp is expanding into the US with a New York production office and studio in Soho, to be headed up by Bill Hewes, who joins th1ng from Filmtecknarna. Hewes was formerly responsible for establishing Digital Kitchen in New York, and spent three years as executive producer of Filmtecknarna, whose directors will now be represented by th1ng in the USA, UK and the Middle East. He will report to th1ng Corp's CEO and founder Dominic Buttimore. The animation, design, live action, and mixed media company has worked on a number of recent US agency-generated projects withagencies including Leo Burnett, Grey and Digitas.