Award-winning director John X Carey, listed in “AdWeek” as one of 2016’s top 20 content creators for his branded documentaries and commercials, created the most viewed commercial of all time with “Dove Real Beauty Sketches.” In one month, this short film, reflecting Carey’s affinity for story and human-driven emotional content, received more than 150 million YouTube views. “AdAge” dubbed it “Best Ad Campaign of the 21st Century.” Its inspirational tone is rooted in Carey’s creative turning point: his Designmatters documentary, “Voices From the Field,” profiling HIV prevention programs in Zambia. Carey has received scores of Cannes Lions awards and numerous Directors Guild Academy nominations. His client list includes, among others, Apple, Coke, eBay, Google and Samsung; he has partnered with high-profile agencies Mullen, Saatchi & Saatchi, Digitas, Ogilvy, and more. Major media outlets, such as Forbes, CNN and ABC News have featured his work.