DAMON STAPLETON

Damon Stapleton is executive creative director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and was formerly creative director at TBWA Gavin Reddy. He has a string of awards to his name, including the D&AD Yellow Pencil, One Show Pencils, Cannes Gold Lions Pendoring Grand Prix, a Loerie Gold and the Loerie Grand Prix. He has worked on accounts such as Heineken, Nissan, Exclusive Books, Yfm, Jameson, BMW and the Apartheid Museum. Before joining TBWA Gavin Reddy, he spent six years as a photographer for publications such as British Vogue, The Face, Marie Claire and Elle. In addition to his photographic achievements, he has published short stories and magazine articles. Stapleton studied photography at Natal Technikon and film directing at Afda. Before all this, he attended about 15 schools around the world and is proud that he was only expelled twice.

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