Barry Bryant, creative director, and Tessa Tinney, art director, have joined The Sterling Group, a New York-based international brand consultancy.
Tony Dow, a director, best-known as Wally on Leave it to Beaver, has signed with Gun For Hire Film & Tape for commercials representation. Also signing to direct with Gun For Hire is dancer/choreographer Debbie Allen.
Beau Leon, Clark Muller and Robert Curreri, colorists, have joined the telecine department at Riot, a Santa Monica post house. Also at Riot, Darby Walker has been promoted to executive producer for telecine services.
Jane Roper has joined Gearon Hoffman, Boston, as a copywriter.
Paul Driver has been named design director at The Attik/New York, a design/production company. Also at The Attik's New York office: Jim Moran has been named managing director/executive producer, and Aporva Baxi has been named CD.
Wouter van Herwerden has joined Margarita Mix Hollywood, an audio post house, as senior engineer.
Jeanine Pepler has been named head of Chelsea Pictures' new New York-based Thru-Line division, which represents features directors for commercials.
Amy Lyngos has been named executive producer at the new sound design division of Santa Monica's Ear to Ear. Also joining the new division is sound designer Matthew Schoenfeld.
Jonathan Smal-heiser, David Smal-heiser and Wendy Rosen, editors, along with senior producer Lynne Mannino, have opened New York post house Three Fingered Louie.
Paul Kreutz and Denis Zimmermann, art directors, and copywriter John Risser, have joined Matthews/Mark, a San Diego ad agency.
Ann Pearson has joined J. Walter Thomp-son/Chicago as a CD.
David Tessler has joined BBDO West, San Francisco, as a senior VP-ACD.
Joanne Ferraro has joined Coppos Films, Los Angeles, as national director of sales.
Andrew Lippman has been promoted to producer at Hampel/ Stefanides, New York.
Lynn Farthing has joined D'Arcy/St. Louis as a senior art director.
Gary Grossman has been promoted to head of broadcast production at Merkley Newman Harty, New York.
Tripp Westbrook and Derek Pletch have joined GSD&M, Austin, as CD/writers. Also added at GSD&M: ACD Teresa Elliot and senior writer Christopher Staub.