Toronto-based production company Soft Citizen and U.S.-based Smuggler are partnering for the representation of Smuggler directors in Canada. ... Dorothy Urlich has joined Hill Holliday in Boston as creative manager. She was previously director and communications consultant at Fidelity Investments and Mullen. She also held several creative positions at Hill Holliday. ... Michael Hackett has joined FilmCore's editorial roster from Crush Editorial. Both companies are located in Santa Monica. ... DP George Peters, who won a 2005 Academy Award for Technical Acheivement for the Ultimate Arm, a camera mount for shooting car sequences, has joined Agave in L.A. as a director. ... Reece Hoverkamp has joined BBDO/San Francisco as senior art director. He was previously at Ignited Minds in Los Angeles. ... Larry Birstock returns to Hollywood-based Post Logic Studios as CEO. He served as EVP from 2000 to 2005 and returns from a year at Technicolor Creative Services. ... Editor Alexis Chavez has joined Coral Gables-based post house Upstairs. ... The Republik in Durham has hired Carolin Harris as art director. Previously, she was a freelance art director for John Kelly & Associates in San Diego. She is also the lead singer for the indie folk rock band Early Morning Swim.