Call out for WA Screen Industry to Submit Ideas

(Thursday, 1 March 2018) Today Emergence Creative Festival announced an exciting new initiative “Generation Content” which will be part of the upcoming event held 21 -24 March in Margaret River. Generation Content submissions are open and seek ideas for drama series, features, shorts, animation, interactive and gaming. Generation Content is in collaboration with South West Development Commission, Screenwest, Turner International … Read More

How to get your boss to say yes to 3 days down south

(Thursday, 18 January 2018) What if we told you that three days Down South, hanging with creative minds at the top of their game, could inject a whole lot of success into the business you work for? Emergence Creative Festival isn’t your average conference. It’s a space where you can unplug, break down facades and create space for amazing ideas … Read More

Jungle Entertainment’s Chloe Rickard joins line-up

(Wednesday, 17 January 2018) Chloe Rickard, one of Australia’s most dynamic and innovative comedy producers, was today announced as part of the Emergence Creative Festival Line-up.  The festival is now in it’s sixth year and will be held in Margaret River from March 21 – 24, 2018. A Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Jungle Entertainment, Mumbrella’s Production Company of the … Read More

Hey juniors: Beg, borrow or steal a ticket to Emergence

(Wednesday, 10 January 2018) Meerkats graduate Simon Thuijs, Communications Council 2017 Jumpstart Program Winner, shares his experience at the ‘anti-conference’. “It’s a creative conference” I said to my partner, stuffing patterned socks and a watermelon t-shirt into my sports bag. “At a winery? Down south?” he said with a puzzled look on his face. I should’ve known by his response, … Read More

Create live: Moonlighter video clip

(Tuesday, 9 January 2018) Each year during the Emergence festival, we create live collaborative projects with local emerging creatives and visiting creative professionals. Last year, local rockers Moonlighter teamed up with Emergence Creative to shoot a videoclip for “The Fool” with local filmmakers Zaneta Van Zyl, Rex Nink and students from SAE at Wharncliffe Mill. Check it out!  

Google Tokyo Creatives Join Lineup

(Tuesday, 19 December 2017) Award-winning Creative Directors at Google Japan, Tim Seddon and Gene Brutty, have today been announced as part of the Emergence Creative Festival Line-up.  The festival is now in it’s sixth year and will be held in Margaret River from March 21 – 24, 2018. Both born and raised in Perth, Tim and Gene were paired together by … Read More

New York’s Justin Gignac to join Emergence 2018

(Friday, 15 December, 2017) Emergence Creative Festival today announced the addition of New York-based Creative Entrepreneur, artist and ex-Creative Director Justin Gignac to their speaker line-up for the 2018 festival held in Margaret River from March 21 – 24. Justin Gignac is the co-founder of Working Not Working, a curated network of the best creative talent around the globe. After … Read More

Ian Strange added to the 2018 lineup

(Thursday, November 30, 2017) Emergence Creative Festival today announced the addition of internationally renowned artist Ian Strange to their keynote speaker line-up for the 2018 festival held in Margaret River from March 21 – 24. The Perth-raised, Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist’s work explores architecture, space and the home, alongside broader themes of disenfranchisement within the urban environment. His practice includes large-scale multifaceted … Read More

2018 Collaboration Artwork

Each year Emergence works with a number of local artists to create a piece (or in the case of the past 2 years, multiple pieces that come together as one) that becomes the event artwork. This year, delegates of the 2017 conference were treated to seeing this come together live at Vasse Felix – with Ian Mutch, Chloe Wilder, Andrew … Read More

Early Bird now on sale for Emergence 2018

(TUESDAY AUGUST 29, 2017) Early Bird tickets for the 2018 Emergence Creative Festival and Conference went on sale today, with the festival returning to Margaret River between Wednesday 21 March and Saturday 24 March, 2018. Each year the festival attracts professionals and emerging creatives from the disciplines of music, film, photography, advertising, gaming, digital and visual arts to Western Australia’s South … Read More