Nwabisa Tolom is a South African creative who graduated from AAA School of Advertising and went on to work at Saatchi & Saatchi, MetropolitanRepublic and TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris respectively.

After a few rewarding years in the South African ad industry, she moved to NYC to study Screenwriting at The New York Film Academy. Post-graduation, she worked at Johannes Leonardo where she was part of creating one of 2017’s most awarded campaigns - adidas Originals ‘Original is Never Finished’.

Nwabisa is a writer for MPL, Think and formerly, Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Magazine. Her essays can be found in 101 Testimonies of Hope, a paperback anthology of inspirational stories.

She is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ creative. As a writer, visual director and filmmaker, Nwabisa aims to tell compelling stories that shift the way that people see the world.

She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and freelances globally.


Cannes Lions Grand Prix

8 x Cannes Lions

8 x Clios

Clio Sports Grand Prix in Film

2 x Clio Sports

4 x D&AD

3 x One Show

4 x Loeries

AMP Best in Show

AICE Best Digital Content