.Laurence Hamburger

.About Laurence Hamburger

Laurence has been working as an international film director for the last 20 years, mainly in the arena of TV commercials, music videos and viral documentary. His work is known for it’s iconic, cinematic qualities; authentic performances, memorable humour and dynamic storytelling.

He has worked for many prestigious clients including Ikea, Nandos, VW, SABC, Toyota, & Sony Playstation. He has won numerous international awards, including a One-Show, a Clio and a Gold Epica. In 1997, his ‘ Soesman Language Training’ won The Journalist’s Prize at Cannes, which was included in Shots “Top 10 Watershed Commercials of All-time”. In 2004 his SABC ‘Ya Mamphela’ work won 3 Gold Crafts as well as the Grand Prix Loerie. In 2007, along with a Gold in Directing, he also won a Loeries Gold for Creative Direction for a Nandos campaign, becoming the first and only film director in SA to do so.

As of this morning, all of his dreams were still alive.



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