McKinney announced that Christin Prince has returned to the Durham, NC-based agency as its interactive strategist. ... Independent agency Walton | Isaacson hired Publicis, New York alum Jon Renner to head up its new Manhattan office. ... Barcelona-based production company The Lift signed director Miguel Martinez Shaw for worldwide spot representation. ... Julie Berk was promoted to SVP of creative services for Universal Pictures. ... Toronto-based production house The Corner Store signed animation/directing collective Believe Media for Canadian representation, effectively doubling its existing roster of talent. ... Orlando-based agency Push welcomed Lynn Whitney-Smith as director of project management and Laura Dagner as project manager. ... New York music/sound design studio Antfood hired Sean McGovern as executive producer. ... New York-based digital/new media firm Nice Spots opened the doors of its London branch. ... After a year of lying dormant, L.A.-based agency 86 the onions has reemerged under the new name ecopop, which will be a brand innovations collective specializing in environmentally and socially responsible creative services. ... Montreal-based VFX studio Hybride Technologies, which specializes in film, TV and advertising and houses 80 team members, was acquired by Ubisoft.