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Grand Large, the New York-based commercial production house, has signed director and screenwriter Andy Tennant for exclusive commercial representation in the US and internationally. Tennant has directed feature films such as The Hitch, starring Will Smith, Sweet Home Alabama, starring Reese Witherspoon, Fools Rush In, The Bounty Hunter and Fool's Gold, as well as episodes of shows such as The Wonder Years for TV. His commercial work includes campaigns for McDonald's and Quaker Oats. Tennant is currently based in Los Angeles where Grand Large recently opened its first West Coast office.







Creative studio HUSH has signed New York-based designer, director and illustrator Jodi Terwilliger. Terwiliger has worked for clients including JetBlue, VH1, HSBC and music group RFA. His work has featured in books, magazines, and online publications while his artwork has been shown at galleries across North America and Europe. He curates a website dedicated to minimalistic art and traditional graphic design called This Is Public Trust, runs a site for self-created experimental work called Some Things Are Black - Some Things Are White, and is a frequent contributor/editor for Ventilate.ca.







Barbarian Group COO Rick Webb is leaving the agency, which he co-founded in 2001, to 'pursue other interests'. According to the agency, his responsibilities will be covered by a combination of internal executive promotions and external hires. In a statement, the Barbarian Group said: "The process has been super amicable, and something that's been in the works for a while."


Deutsch LA has hired Bud Caddell to the newly created role of invention strategist. Caddell will be working across all accounts at Deutsch and reporting to partner, chief digital officer Winston Binch. Prior to joining Deutsch, he worked with Alex Bogusky and Rob Schuham to help launch Common, the organization formed to prototype social ventures. Additionally, he served as a digital strategy advisor for The Climate Reality Project. He also spent time at Victors & Spoils in Boulder, working as a strategy director, and as a senior strategist at Undercurrent in New York.
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