About Us


Common Ventures is a storytelling and digital communication 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 an honest, open 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

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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