Brett Wingate, formerly of Saatchi & Saatchi/New York, has been named executive creative director at the Manhattan Marketing Ensemble. ... CaseGiraldi Media and Will Van Der Vlugt Film Productions recently announced that they have entered into a cross-repesentation deal in the U.S. and Europe. Accordingly, Bob Giraldi will be represented via Van Der Vlugt in London and CaseGiraldi will rep Will Van Der Vlugt in the U.S. Additionally, CaseGiraldi director Joakim Eliasson will be repped in Europe via Van Der Vlugt's Amsterdam office. ... Hollywood animation studio Film Roman has acquired effects house VanHook Studios. Kevin VanHook and his staff will form a division called Forum Visual Effects, based out of Film Roman's North Hollywood offices. ... Staff assistant Rob DiFondi has been promoted to mixer at New York's Sound Lounge audio post facility.