Superlounge has signed comedy director Richie Keen for representation in advertising/commercials. A former actor, Keen has previously directed spots for for Jeep and AT&T, as well as music videos, comedy shows and virals. Forthcoming ad projects for Superlounge by Keen will include XBox via AKQA/San Francisco and BillMyParents.com, by MasterCard, via Fishtank/San Diego. Meanwhile Keen is also directing In the Flow, a new sketch comedy show produced by Jamie Foxx that premieres in mid-August on FOX; Aim High, a web series about a high school hit man, which he co-created, co-wrote and executive produced with McG for Warner Brothers, and an episode of CBS' new sitcom How To Be a Gentleman.
Splice Here, the Minneapolis-based post-production and design company, has added creative director Shannon Pettini to its design team. Pettini has previously served as senior creative manager for retailers Target and Dayton-Hudson/Marshall Field's, and as executive creative director at interactive/design agency Catalyst and Good People Branding.
Gravity, the creative, content and brand communications company with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv, has named Roy Eventov as creative director for its Digital Group. He joins Gravity from MRM Worldwide, where he was vice president & director of design/CD and worked with such clients as Diageo, the U.S. Army and Nikon, founding the agency's video unit. His career has included co-founding Blue Goo, a design studio in Tel Aviv, and working as a designer with Me Company, a London design consultancy.
Click 3X, the New York based VFX studio, has promoted head of production Chris Kiser to executive producer and hired Jon O'Hara as senior VFX producer . Since joining Click 3X, Kiser (left) has produced campaigns for Advil and Geico, web-based projects for LG and Buick, Rihanna's Rude Boy music video, Lego CG and stop motion projects, as well as visual effects for HBO's Bored to Death. O'Hara has worked for brands including Six Flags, Nickelodeon, Febreze and P&G and has produced work for Nash Entertainment, Ogilvy New York, and VMG, Cincinnati.