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TBWA\Hunt Lascaris wins Digital Agency of the Year at 2020 Bookmark AwardsCreativity key to South Africa's success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution 20 Mar 2020 Read more

TBWA commissions world-renowned poet to pay homage to the The Okavango Blue'The Light at the Start of Everything' is a visual poem written by Iain Thomas for The Okavango Blue, the remarkably rare and largest Deep Blue diamond that has ever been made available for auction. 29 Apr 2019 Read more

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris bids Standard Bank farewell - decides not to participate in upcoming TTL pitchAward-winning advertising agency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, which forms part of open creative collective TBWA\South Africa, has after careful review and consideration decided not to participate in the upcoming Standard Bank through-the-line (TTL) pitch. 29 Mar 2019 Read more

TBWA Hunt Lascaris launches the new Datsun GO in an unconventional wayFor the launch of the new Datsun GO, we're giving people the chance to win this amazing new car by using just their tweets. We call this the Datsun Twitter Tug of War! 23 Nov 2018 Read more

Apartment of the Future disrupts at SingularityU South Africa SummitWhat will life be like in 2035, and how do we future-proof our finances for every eventuality? 16 Oct 2018 Read more

TBWA Hunt Lascaris statement on sources used in 'Past and Present' campaignTBWA\Hunt\Lascaris confirms that it inadvertently took some of the sources believed to be trustworthy and used them in its recent award-winning "Past and Present" campaign at face value and should have dug deeper. 29 Aug 2018 Read more

"The power of convergence" and how one idea can work across multiple mediumsChris Garbutt, TBWA\ Global Chief Creative Officer of TBWA's New York office, was recently in South Africa for his annual visit. Whilst in South Africa Garbutt was interviewed by renowned journalist, Jeremey Maggs, on the Maggs on Media show. Watch as he discusses disruption with Jeremy Maggs. 7 Aug 2018 Read more

Joburg Ballet welcomes BRICS leaders with #BreakingBalletJoburg Ballet's Breaking Ballet campaign, which recently won a coveted gold Entertainment Lion at Cannes, as well as South Africa's first-ever Creative Data Lion, is in the news again. The company was invited to perform its Black Panther-inspired Africa Forever on the world stage, to welcome the BRICS delegates to South Africa. The performance took place at Maropeng, the Official Visitor Centre for the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, on 26 July 2018. 1 Aug 2018 Read more

To #DoBozza is to do you, to do the most, and bring out the best version of yourself#DoBozza is a collaborative campaign between MTN, TBWA and Fort. Together, they conceptualise and find subcultural 'triggers' that appeals to youth culture, and then use these triggers to find locally relevant, #DoBozza talent. The #DoBozza episodes feature a range of extraordinary young South African talent and youth-culture evangelists; from breakdancing contortionists, skateboarders, Gqom live-beat producers, and even South African deep house, spoken word poets. 15 Jun 2018 Read more

When we come together, we can amaze the worldIn 2017, MTN answered the call to be the sponsor of the Springboks. It was to enhance the connection of South Africans to the Springboks, who have a history of uniting us as a nation. MTN is now calling on all South Africans to answer the call and support the Springboks in their own way. Our task is to bring this mission through different campaign elements, building up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup. #AnswerTheCall is a vehicle we will use to let the Springboks know that we support them no matter what. 5 Jun 2018 Read more

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris excels at the Creative Circle and One Show awardsComing out of the Creative Circle Annual Awards, Hunt Lascaris ranked second in the individual agencies SA category. This comes soon after being named South African Agency of the Year at this year's One Show awards! 4 Jun 2018 Read more

#BreakingBallet No. 8The incredible global success of Black Panther has placed Africa at the epicentre of contemporary popular culture. For centuries, this continent has been eroded and exploited by the forces of colonialism and globalisation. Through the fictional nation of Wakanda, the film gives us a glimpse of how Africa might have prospered had these forces never existed. Although we can never change our past, Black Panther shows us how important it is to protect and preserve our African-ness now and for future generations. 13 Apr 2018 Read more

The new Nissan Qashqai conquers the cityEurope's best-selling urban crossover, the Nissan Qashqai, has had a facelift. Designed for the city, it comes with a host of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features, making life in the city so much easier; hence the hashtag #Cityproof. 8 Mar 2018 Read more

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris upskills designers and creatives at Design IndabaLast week we attended the Design Indaba, which is a major highlight on the creative calendar in South Africa. With a line-up of speakers ranging from design thinkers, artists, architects and futurists from across the world, this is undoubtedly the hottest ticket in town. This year, three of our designers, Kayla Roelofsz, Itsoseng Matsane, and Sibusiso Mkhwanazi, experienced the Design Indaba for the first time. We asked them what they thought, what moved them, and what they believe are the trends that we as creative businesses should anticipate in the coming year. 1 Mar 2018 Read more

Breaking Ballet No. 06The latest in a series of bite-size ballets inspired by today's big stories... 24 Jan 2018 Read more

From bud to bloom - The story of a Standard Bank ProteaAs the official sponsor of the Proteas, Standard Bank is also the official sponsor of Regional Performance Centres (RPCs), which is a Cricket South Africa development programme that nurtures the Proteas of tomorrow. 8 Jan 2018 Read more

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris chooses GIFs to carry the MTN Bright Side messageAfter Mic Drop, the brand TVC of the MTN Bright Side campaign, we needed to extend the narrative to South Africa's brighter social media landscape, while keeping in line with our key objective - to make MTN customers' social feeds the brightest in the country. 20 Dec 2017 Read more

Disruption philosophy and what makes it meaningfulAdvertising agency TBWA's philosophy of 'Disruption' has been used by some of the world's leading companies. Chief executive officer, TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, Karabo Denalane explains how shunning the norm - by challenging a brand's conventions to create new ways to communicate an idea - opens up new levels of creativity. 13 Dec 2017 Read more

Bite-Size Ballet performs a rain dance for the Western CapeWith the winter rains now behind us and dam levels reaching record lows, the Western Cape's water crisis has the whole country talking. TBWA\Hunt Lascaris and Joburg Ballet wanted to contribute to the conversation while raising much-needed awareness around water conservation. 11 Dec 2017 Read more

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris launches iconic MTN brand campaignMTN has taken the wraps off its new television commercial which is bold in orientation, audacious in outlook and disruptive in content as it entices customers to move over to the BrightSide in line with the operator's new brand ethos. 28 Nov 2017 Read more

TBWA Africa Conference 2017Top-ranked regional agency group, TBWA recently hosted its annual Africa Conference which brought together the top minds and creative leaders from across 29 countries. 16 Nov 2017 Read more

Paying tribute to freedom of gay rights in South Africa through danceJHB Ballet releases the latest episode in its series of mini-ballets called #BiteSizeBallet. Episode 4 is a tribute to the open-mindedness and acceptance the LGBTQ community enjoy in South Africa, but also a reflection on the harsh realities in many African countries towards homosexuality which can be as extreme as execution. 30 Oct 2017 Read more

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris revs the Nissan Micra's engineThe new Nissan Micra is known to be the solution to boredom in a fun and unexpected way. Aptly titled "Choose Fun. Choose Micra Active", the ad sets up the Nissan Micra as the vehicle for those who actively choose fun. 27 Sep 2017 Read more

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg celebrates the Loeries successThe 2017 Loerie Awards saw TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg walking away with a handful of awards and accolades, including five gold, one silver, and eleven bronze statues, confirming the agency's status as a leading creative advertising agency in South Africa. 20 Aug 2017 Read more