MetropolitanRepublic bolsters its creative force

MetropolitanRepublic is once again welcoming new citizens to the agency: this time, it’s hotshot creative duo Tim Beckerling and Sean Harrison, who join as creative directors.

Orchid award for MTN "Duck Egg" ad

MTN ‘Duck Egg’ ad wins Orchid

“Duck Egg”, the new MTN Africa brand commercial made by MetropolitanRepublic, was awarded an Orchid in the June 6 2014 edition of the Saturday Star newspaper.


MetropolitanRepublic: One republic. Five countries. And Cape Town

MetropolitanRepublic operates as one agency across many regions. As an owner-managed business that established its first office in Johannesburg, the group is nimble and responsive. MetropolitanRepublic goes where its clients need it to go, which took it to Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Swaziland even before it opened its Cape Town office in April 2013.


Gareth Lessing adds creative clout to MetropolitanRepublic

It’s full steam ahead at MetropolitanRepublic, says founder and partner Paul Warner, and joining the integrated creative advertising agency to help stoke the coals is Gareth Lessing, in the position of executive creative director.


MetropolitanRepublic charms with MTN ‘Duck Egg’ ad

Old-school advertising and storytelling meet modern technology in “Duck Egg”, the new MTN Africa brand commercial made by integrated creative advertising agency MetropolitanRepublic.

FNB 20 years MetropolitanRepublic

FNB celebrates 20 years of freedom by going back to the very beginning

27 April, 1994. The date of South Africa’s first democratic election, and unofficially, the country’s first day of true freedom. It was a day that nobody took for granted. But 20 years later, can we say the same thing? Or is tomorrow just another day to many of us? FNB wanted to help all of […]

MetropolitanRepublic's Wimpy Braille advert has been recognised as an international game changer by Cannes Lions.

Cannes Lions rewards MetropolitanRepublic with entry into its hall of fame

MetropolitanRepublic’s Wimpy Braille advert has been recognised as an international game changer. In celebration of 60 years of advertising creativity and excellence, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is releasing their highly anticipated book, Game Changers: The Evolution of the Advertising Industry. Local advertising company, MetropolitanRepublic has been recognised as one of those game […]

MTN Coffee

MTN’s global campaign welcomes the New World of Business

MTN Business has just launched its new ‘Welcome to the New World of Business’ campaign across multiple media channels, including television, digital and print. The campaign was created by lead agency MetropolitanRepublic, together with Aqua Online and Switch, and uses the story of coffee as a backdrop to show how integrated technology from MTN Business […]


Nando’s awards account to MetropolitanRepublic

After a stimulating creative pitch for the Nando’s advertising account, which saw four of South Africa’s top agencies go head-to-head, the business was awarded to MetropolitanRepublic. Nando’s Chief Marketing Officer, Mike Cathie, confirmed the appointment of the agency: “MetropolitanRepublic’s strategic and creative presentation was extraordinary. It was a unanimous decision that the agency understood the […]


Pets.org.za – Guy Fawkes

Pets.org.za is a non-profit organisation that makes a meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of dogs all over South Africa. Each year the shelters they set up provide sanctuary for thousands of animals that are either injured or lost as a result of people letting off fireworks.