Innovators List 2021: 15 Hollywood Disrupters, From Netflix’s Scott Stuber to Chloé Zhao

Dolly Parton, H.E.R and Clubhouse founders Rohan Seth and Paul Davison make the annual list of industry influencers

Even as the entertainment landscape continues to be disrupted by streaming and pandemic fallout, the artists, entrepreneurs and pioneers on TheWrap’s 2021 Innovators List have seized the opportunity to orchestrate their own sort of innovation, opening new doors to cultural inclusion and expansion in Hollywood.

Chloé Zhao became the only the second woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director for “Nomadland” and will soon release the Marvel epic “Eternals;” musical artist H.E.R let her lyrics speak against injustice in “I Can’t Breathe,” and won the Best Song of The Year Award at the 63rd Grammy Awards. Amazon’s Marie Donoghue seized on the potential of sports video by engineering Amazon’s takeover of “Thursday Night Football” in 2022, representing the biggest streaming push into the world of live sports.

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