Adweek’s Creative 100: Meet the Multitalented Masters Behind Today’s Most Innovative Work

These artists, marketers, writers and influencers form the advance guard of originality

True creatives do more than create great work. They define eras, advance new trends, dynamite the logjams holding back their industries and inspire a new generation along the way. Each year, Adweek identifies today’s advance guard of innovative professionals and honors them in the Creative 100, celebrating those who are energizing fields like advertising, digital innovation, art, literature and cinematography. Prepare to meet the icons, rising influencers and multitalented craftspeople behind some of today’s most inventive creations.

Check our Creative 100 by category (and individually below):
27 Senior Agency Leaders Who Are Charting a New Course for the Creative Industry
29 Rising Agency Stars Who Are Keeping Advertising Relevant, Fresh and Fascinating
13 Global Agency Leaders Whose Ideas Go Beyond Borders and Transcend Boundaries
13 Celebrities Who Are Making Pop Culture More Innovative, Inclusive and Interesting
15 Ad, Film and TV Directors Who Are Raising the Standard for Storytelling
11 Branded Content Masterminds Who Are Elevating the Art of Marketing
11 Visual Artists Who Enlighten, Inspire and Bring the Impossible to Life
10 Writers and Editors Who Are Changing the National Conversation
• Cover Story: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay on the Creative Process, and the Intersection of Art and Activism