ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.


Anthony Chelvanathan

Creative Director

Leo Burnett Toronto


As Creative Director and as art director at Leo Burnett Toronto, Anthony has a made a name for himself as one of the most prolific creatives in Canada. His work has been recognized in just about every international show including D&AD, Cannes, One Show, ADC, Communication Arts, LIA and Clios.

In 2009, The Gunn Report ranked Anthony 6th in the world for his Cannes Gold Lion-winning outdoor campaign for James Ready Beer.

In 2015, his follow-up video to the #LikeAGirl campaign got more than 90 million views while his TSN outdoor campaign promoting the Rogers Cup was among the most awarded billboard campaigns in the world.

In 2017, Anthony's IKEA “parchment paper” execution racked up multiple Golds in Cannes, including a Grand Clio.

When he’s not crafting his way to the number one art director spot in Canada, you’ll find him in his kitchen, cooking up a spicy curry recipe.




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