has appointed former Umbro brand director Stephen Corlett to the
new position of managing director. He will report to 180 CEO Kevin
Dundas. Corlett has worked both agency and client side, starting
his career at Saatchi & Saatchi
London. He went on to roles at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam and
Anomaly New York, where he worked on Converse, before joining
Bi-coastal production company aWhiteLabelProduct has signed director Olivier Gondry for global representation. The French director, formerly represented by Partizan, has directed campaigns for McDonalds, LG, Audi, Fiat and HP as well as music videos, and is known for his visual effects.
Blinkink and Blinkart have signed collective Treat Studios for commercial representation. Treat Studios are a group who met whilst studying animation and illustration at Kingston University, UK. Their work includes a music video for the band Mazes and a series of idents on TV channel E4, including title sequences and animated idents for the teen show Skins.