Bicoastal/International production company Station Film has
signed Josh Soskin for US representation. Soskin, who recently
directed Zombie Ride for GM's Chevrolet Volt, began his career as
an actor, then joined Al Gore's media company Current TV, directing
documentaries such as the short Modern Day Pirates. He co-founded
Houseblend Media and has directed commercials for the likes of
Saville Productions has signed Crash director Paul Haggis for exclusive commercial representation in the United States. Crash earned an Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, while Haggis also won an Academy Award for Million Dollar Baby, which he wrote and produced, in 2006.
Culver City, California-based agency Pitch has boosted its creative team with five new staff, all reporting to CCO Eric Springer. John Davis joins as creative director from David & Goliath Europe where he worked as executive creative director managing the Kia Motors Europe account. Marius Gedgaudas, who joins as design director, previously worked as V.P. associate design director at Deutsch LA. Also new are Sheldon Melvin, senior art director, previously art director at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco; Scott Hanson, senior copywriter, who was formerly a freelance dopywriter at Innocean in Huntington Beach; and Ritzelle Cayabyab, designer, who joins from Deutsch LA.