Dan Dickenson, formerly of Partizan London and Rokkit, has launched A Very Special Place, an animation company partnering with Independent Films. ...BBH New York has hired Suzanne Molinaro, former director of production at Campfire, as deputy head of interactive production. ...TWC has signed director Ross Katz. ... San Francisco-based Phoenix Editorial has launched Bonfire, a motion design company. Phoenix has promoted Julia Sonder-Patchin from producer to executive producer to oversee creative across companies. ...Brandimage Desgrippes & Laga has acquired Marco Polo Explorers to expand product development services.