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Creative Report Card 2021: The Rethink machine

A fine-tuned creative process helped the agency crack the “acts, not ads” code.

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Creative Report Card 2021: FCB will stop at nothing

How the agency sells clients on ambitious ideas before fully knowing how to deliver on them.

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Creative Report Card 2021: Go behind the scenes of ‘Go Back to Africa’

How the creatives who worked on the campaign overcame the risk of confronting hate head-on.

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Creative Report Card 2021: The WFH experiment

One year into the pandemic, how has quarantine impacted creativity and relationships?

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Creative Report Card 2021: The Planners’ Review

The CRC’s highest-ranked strategists wax lyrical about the insights behind each other’s work.

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The 2021 Creative Report Card

Here are this year’s rankings of the industry’s top creatives, strategists, brands and agencies.

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Creative Report Card 2020: Blurring the boundaries of advertising and PR

This year’s top copywriter and art director on finding ideas that spark a fire.

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Creative Report Card 2020: Three pillars, one agency

How Rethink co-founders Chris Staples and Ian Grais wrote the book on running a CRC-topping agency.

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Creative Report Card 2020: Articulating brand purpose

Top planner Tom Kenny and designer Mike Nugent share the blueprint behind Right to Play’s strategic transformation.

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Creative Report Card 2020: Indies rise to the top

How independent agencies have tapped into their values and capabilities to thrive in today’s business climate.

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The 2020 Creative Report Card

Here are this year’s rankings of the industry’s top creatives, strategists, brands and agencies.

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CRC 2019: Designers in many forms

We ask the top designers about the evolving practice and the personal projects that represent their craft.

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CRC 2019: Top planners from FCB/Six walk the walk

Anna Percy-Dove, John Fung and Zac Matheson, as well as client PFLAG Canada, discuss the importance of diversity.

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CRC 2019: FCB/Six’s ECD on staying agile

Ian Mackenzie plans to fail over and over and over again before hitting on that winning iteration.

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CRC 2019: Top CDs on building a strong partnership

Teams at Cossette and Rethink share the secrets to a successful work marriage that spawns award-winning ads.