Miami-based agency La Comunidad is
expanding with several interactive hires. Eduardo De La Herran
(left) joins as interactive creative director from Madrid's Sra.
Rushmore agency. De La Herran, whose specialty is interactive
content and mobile technology, has also worked as a freelancer for
agencies including Doubleyou, Wysiwyg, Razorfish, and
Interactive copywriter Munia Bilbao also from joins Sra Rushmore.
De La Herran and Bilbao previously worked as a team at Sra.
Rushmore and Orbital BBDO in Madrid on
brands that included Renault, MTV, Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Visa, Google, Mini-BMW, Movistar and
Ing-Direct. The agency has also appointed Jaume Leis as interactive
art director reporting to De La Herran. Leis has worked on accounts
such as Diesel, Audi, Volkswagen, Sony and LG for agencies that include
CP Proximity, Shackleton, Doubleyou and most recently, Tiempo BBDO
Chicago-based Radar Studios has added two new directors to its roster and is expanding its VFX capabilities. Joining Radar are Pix Talarico, an Argentine photographer and director who has won MTV Music Awards for his videos, as well as shooting commercials for the likes of McDonald's, Shell and Kraft; and Adam Pierce, who specializes in stop motion and Claymation, with work that has included spots for Nickelodeon, Nike, Subway, MoveOn.org, Howard Johnson, and the Ad Council. In VFX, directing team Vico Sharabani and Alex Frisch, signed by Radar late last year, have also brought their new venture, COPA (Co-op of Artists) on board. Radar Studios will serve as the Chicago hub for COPA, whose work includes the video for David Guetta's Turn Me On, featuring Nicky Minaj. Radar and COPA have just completed their first project together, jointly handling VFX and post-production for a P&G spot for Secret.