Creative Hall of Fame

David Lubars

Inducted: 2017


Biography

David Lubars is Chief Creative Officer, BBDO Worldwide and Chairman of BBDO North America.  In the 13-years since David joined BBDO in 2004 as its creative lead, the agency has been named Agency of the Year by various industry publications more than 15 times and has become not only the dominant creative force in New York City, but among the most creatively recognized in the world.  

For example, for the 11th year in a row, BBDO has been ranked #1 in the Gunn Report as the world’s most awarded creative agency network.  And BBDO has won Network of the Year at Cannes a record-setting six times.

The work isn't just creative.  For four of the seven years since it was created, BBDO has been ranked the most effective agency network in the world in the Effie Effectiveness Index – more than any other network.  And BBDO was ranked the most strategic agency network in the world for the fourth year in a row in the WARC 100.   

David has personally won 160 Cannes Lions and 150 One Show pencils.  His BMW Films was the first ever Titanium winner at Cannes and is part of MoMA's permanent collection in New York City.  

Recently, David was named one of the top ten creative directors of all time in a story published on the Forbes CMO Network.

Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Public Service / Non-Profit - Single Year: 2017
Social Innovation Campaign Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Lowe's Category: Innovation in UX / UI / Cross-Channel Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Craft - Direction / Direction - Single Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Online Films & Video / Short Form - Single Year: 2017
InstantDJ Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Bacardi Category: Branded Social Post / Branded Social Post - Single Year: 2017
Swap Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Foot Locker Kids Category: Television / Short Form - Single Year: 2017
GE Podcast Theater Presents: life.af/ter Agency: BBDO / New York Client: GE Category: Online / Branded Podcast Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Online / Short Form - Single Year: 2017
In-a-Snap Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Lowe's Category: Online Advertising / Interactive Video Year: 2017
Dark to Light Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Mars Petcare / Pedigree Category: Craft - Sound Design / Sound Design - Single Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Film / Cinema / Fiction Year: 2017
Snickers Live Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Mars Chocolate North America - Snickers Category: Innovation in Cross-Platform / Integrated Branding Year: 2017
InstantDJ Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Bacardi Category: Innovation in Social Media Year: 2017
In-a-Snap Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Lowe's Category: Mobile Advertising Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Public Service / Non-Profit - Single Year: 2017
Evan Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Sandy Hook Promise Category: Branded Content & Entertainment / Online Video - Short Form - Single Year: 2017

2017 Advertising Gold Cube

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Public Service / Non-Profit - Single

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2017 UX / UI Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

Lowe's

Social Innovation Campaign

Innovation in UX / UI / Cross-Channel

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2017 Moving Image Craft Silver Pencil

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Craft - Direction / Direction - Single

OS_MI17004S

2017 Film Gold Pencil

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Online Films & Video / Short Form - Single

OS_FI17025G

2017 Social Media Gold Pencil

BBDO / New York

Bacardi

InstantDJ

Branded Social Post / Branded Social Post - Single

OS_SM17002G

2017 Film Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

Foot Locker Kids

Swap

Television / Short Form - Single

OS_FI17004B

2017 Radio Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

GE

GE Podcast Theater Presents: life.af/ter

Online / Branded Podcast

OS_RA17007B

2017 Branded Entertainment Gold Pencil

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Online / Short Form - Single

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2017 Interactive Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

Lowe's

In-a-Snap

Online Advertising / Interactive Video

OS_IN17010B

2017 Moving Image Craft Gold Pencil

BBDO / New York

Mars Petcare / Pedigree

Dark to Light

Craft - Sound Design / Sound Design - Single

OS_MI17028G

2017 Branded Entertainment Gold Pencil

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Film / Cinema / Fiction

OS_BE17003G

2017 Cross-Platform Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

Mars Chocolate North America - Snickers

Snickers Live

Innovation in Cross-Platform / Integrated Branding

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2017 Social Media Bronze Pencil

BBDO / New York

Bacardi

InstantDJ

Innovation in Social Media

OS_SM17033B

2017 Mobile Silver Pencil

BBDO / New York

Lowe's

In-a-Snap

Mobile Advertising

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2017 Advertising Designism

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Public Service / Non-Profit - Single

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2017 Advertising Silver Cube

BBDO / New York

Sandy Hook Promise

Evan

Branded Content & Entertainment / Online Video - Short Form - Single

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