About Us


Common Ventures is a storytelling and digital technology company.

Common leverages narrative and creative expertise to drive business outcomes and enrich the customer experience. With a strong strategic approach and in-house production capability – we apply a lean methodology and collaborative approach to some of Australia’s most interesting businesses.

Brian Merrifield
Founder, Managing Director

Jane Burhop
Founder, Creative Director

James Crawley
Founder, Creative Director

We don’t have a 100 year history.

Common Ventures delivers big agency thinking and production, without the overhead and complexity that often accompanies a 100+ person agency.

We’ve formed incredibly strong relationships with some of Australia’s biggest brands – and they keep coming back.

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