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Paul Silburn has been fired from his position as ECD at Fallon/Minneapolis. Creative director Mark Taylor has also exited the agency.
Seattle-based Cole & Weber United ECD Guy Seese will join Goodby Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco. GSP has also hired Derek Robson from BBH/London as managing partner, a title he shares with Robert Riccardi.
Sean Thompson, senior writer at Wieden + Kennedy/London has joined 180 in Amsterdam as creative director.
Senior compositor and VFX Supervisor Jon Wank has joined Spy Post in San Francisco.
Cinematographers John Lindley and Vincent Passeri have signed with Paradigm for exclusive representation.
The Via Group in Portland, Maine, has hired Jeff Hopper, formerly of Crowley, Webb & Associates in Buffalo, as an art director.
Sonia Ko, formerly a graphic designer at Baker Associates in New York, has joined the New York office of design firm Dragon Rouge.
Director Douglas Avery, formerly of Villains, has signed with Furlined for commercials representation.
Production company Backyard has signed MTV promo director Aaron Stoller.
Editor Neil Gust, formerly a freelancer, has signed with Outside Editorial, New York.
Steve Kashtan, former group creative head at Lowe Worldwide, has joined DDB/N.Y. Also at DDB, Lori Jenssen has been promoted to creative services manager from creative recruiter.
Editor Steven Berger has joined the L.A. office of Final Cut from Spot Welders.
Paul Miller, formerly a freelancer, has joined Attik, San Francisco, as design director. Sunjin Kim, also formerly a freelancer, has joined Attik as a designer.
Hornet has signed animation directing team Model Robot, comprised of Sean Miles and Jason Jameson.
Lisa Houck, formerly of Spot Welders, has joined Phoenix Edit in San Francisco as a producer.
John Young, most recently of Consulate, has joined Homestead Editorial, New York.
Dave Smalheiser, formerly at 3 Fingered Louie, has joined Bluerock, N.Y., as an editor.
Producer Stefanie Hirschtritt, formerly at JWT, has joined Ohio Edit in New York.
Dave Moore, who served as executive producer at Brandname and head of production at Quiet Man, has joined design and effects company Spontaneous, New York, as head of production.
Scott Wild, formerly at Cramer-Krasselt, has joined Crispin Porter + Bogusky in Miami as a senior copywriter. In addition, R/GA senior producer Winston Binch has joined CP+B as executive interactive producer.
Brian Tierney, formerly a senior copywriter at CP+B, has joined Fallon/Minneapolis as writer/group head.
McKinney + Silver, Durham, N.C., has promoted Jason Musante and Matt Fishvogt, the art director/copywriter team behind Audi's "The Art of the Heist," to associate creative directors.
Anastacia Maggioncalda, formerly of Groove Eleven in San Rafael, Calif., has joined effects and postproduction company Spy Post in San Francisco as senior executive producer.
Editor Preston Stewart, formerly of Palace Studios, has joined Rhinopost in New York.
Tim Scott, most recently a freelancer, has joined Attik/N.Y. as creative director.
Publicis West in Seattle has named Parag Tembulkar as group creative director; David Kim, formerly of TBWA/Chiat/Day/L.A., as interactive creative director; and Kevin May, formerly of TBWA/London and Clemmow Hornby Inge, as planning director.
Bent Image Lab has hired Tsui Ling Toomer as senior producer, Jim Clark as technical director and Gretchen Miller as producer.
Daniel Morris, previously a Flame artist at The Mill, has joined London's Absolute Post.