Tapped talents tip of the iceberg

With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view the personalities profiled in these pages as a microcosmic view of the creative instinct, hard work and sheer tenacity required to succeed in the highly competitive world of entertainment. They also represent the tip of the ice berg in terms of artists in the industry who deserve wider recognition.

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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    With the aim of increased selectivity and more focus, Variety has streamlined its annual Anniversary Issue tradition of “50 Creatives to Watch” to 20 talents. Given the bounty of gifted up-and-comers in the various disciplines of film, television, theater and music covered here, the process was difficult, to say the least. However, one might view […]

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