Portland-based agency North announced the addition of Austin Ramsland as brand manager. ... Editor Joe Kriksciun signed to the roster of bi-coastal firm FilmCore... Award-winning director Chuck Bennett signed to the roster of L.A.-based production company Trio Films. ... Italian directing duo Borgato & Berte for exclusive U.S. spot representation. ... Producer Robert Parker and editor Noah Herzog launched Santa Monica, CA-based firm General Editorial. ... Sound designer Bill Chesley and producer Kate Gibson left Amber Music to set up sound design company Henryboy in New York. ... GLR Studios (Ghosts Love Robots), a hybrid creative concepting, design and production studio, opened its doors in San Francisco with artist/director Trevor Tuttle serving as the lead. ... Portland, OR-based agency Opus Creative added Kate McCullough as analytics specialist, Jared Moran was hired as front-end developer, and Jill Markwardt as a designer.