Ali Ali and Maged Nassar are known to be the most awarded team in the MENA. With over ten Cannes Lions and twelve D&AD pencils between them, they have won the Film Grand Prix at the Lynx six out of eight times. In 2008, they founded Elephant, which quickly became the most awarded agency in the region, and was named by Cannes Lions as one of three top independent shops globally in 2010.