Spike Lee is a landmark American director; from award-winning biopics to biting sociopolitical thrillers. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced more than 35 films since 1983. His directorial debut She's Gotta Have It, is a hilarious comedy and the start of his trailblazing storytelling. He has since written and directed such films as Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, Malcolm X, Crooklyn, 25th Hour, Inside Man, Chi-Raq, BlacKkKlansman and Da 5 Bloods . In 2015, he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.