With an outpost in Calgary, TAXI pushes further westward, announcing the launch of a Vancouver office in early 2007. ... Venice's Motion Theory added designer Jake Sergeant, formerly at Seattle's Digital Kitchen and VFX artists Chris Clyne and Andrew Romatz. ... Kansas City's Barkley Evergreen & Partners shortened its name to Barkley and moved into a new 133,000-square-foot space, previously home to Howard Hughes and TransWorld Airlines and topped by a replica of the TWA Moonliner, a three-story rocket designed by Walt Disney. ... Toronto's Spy Films added director Stephen Crowhurst, winner of best new director Saatchi & Saatchi's New Directors Showcase this year, for international representation. ... San Francisco and Los Angeles-based kaboom productions added Eric McCasline, who has worked recently with MJZ, Backyard, Logan and Believe Media, as head of production. ... San Francisco's Hoytyboy Pictures signed director Richard Kizu-Blair. ... London's Nexus Productions added Beccy McCray as development manager. ... Toronto's Corner Store signed director Simon Neal for exclusive Canadian representation. ... San Francisco-based Hoffman/Lewis added Mark Manion, formerly of GSD&M/Austin, as creative director in its St. Louis office. ... New York's Bridge Street Films added Sash Andranikian for U.S. representation.