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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.

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CRC 2019: No. 3 art-and-copy team on winning together

Jordan Hamer and Spencer Dingle of Cossette sort of look alike and definitely think alike when it comes to collaborating on Cannes-winning work.

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CRC 2019: No. 1 art-and-copy team on creating magic

Devon Williamson and James Ly cast spells on consumers through perfect pairings of words and pictures.

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CRC 2019: Top brand and planner on finding new crews

How Lori Davison, Jason Chaney and Cossette built on SickKids’ strategy to reach new donors.

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The 2019 Creative Report Card is out

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

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CRC 2017: Rethink and develop

The report card’s #2 agency is focused on well-designed ideas that turn into ads.

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CRC 2017: Lg2 likes to see the whole picture

This year’s #3 agency found success building its design business into full branding efforts.