MOVERS: People news from Arnold, Passion Pictures, Mothership and Mighty Film and more
Arnold Worldwide has appointed Jose Luis Martinez VP/creative
director. Martinez joins Arnold in Boston from Goodby Silverstein
& Partners where he worked for five years as a
digitally-leaning multi-discipline creative. At Goodby, he worked
on HP, Haagen Dazs, Hyundai, Sprint,
contributing to the Now Network campaign and other clients. Prior
to Goodby, Martinez was at EVB, working on
Wrigley's, Adidas, Hitachi and Gallo. Martinez assumes his new
position February 28, reporting to CCO Pete Favat.
Blair Stribley, who has split with Backyard partner Roy Skillicorn, is launching Mighty Film, a creative production company for filmmakers, writers and artists who work across a variety of media, including TV commercials and digital content. Partnering with Stribley on the post-production side is Optimus president Tom Duff and his Optimus partners (Chicago and Santa Monica); the two companies will remain completely autonomous. The Mighty roster will initially consist of directors Rob Sanders, Phil Brown, Rob Pritts and Jesper Ericstam. Also joining Mighty are executive producers Kris Mathur and Eric Bonniot, and head of production Cori Cooperider.