Bondi Hipsters co-creator to speak at Emergence Creative Festival

The Emergence Creative Festival has announced new speakers for its three day festival in Margaret River from February 19 to 21, including Christian Van Vuuren, the co-creator of The Bondi Hipsters.

The announcement:

Emergence Creative Festival, Western Australia’s premier creative festival kicks off in Margaret River next week from 19 to 21 February 2014.

With over 22 speakers across 10 venues over 3 days, the conference with a difference themed the ‘currency of creativity’, is set to bring Margaret River alive. Some of the brightest minds from around the globe will be jetting in to discuss, workshop and explore the ever increasing value of creativity and its role in driving business, innovation, communication, education and the economy.

Newly announced speakers include LA-based producer Evan Bregman, co-creator of The Bondi Hipsters Christian Van Vuuren, Creative Director Glenn Bartlett, founder of The Ideas Bodega, Nicole Velik and Cannes Lion award-winning film director, Richard Bullock, who has just been announced as the Festival’s MC and inaugural ambassador.

The event provides the ultimate platform for creatives and innovators working in the advertising, film, music, communications, design or digital industries to bring ideas to life, develop new partnerships and work in an inter-disciplinary environment, opening new gateways of learning.

Spanning the three days will be workshops, master classes, screenings of innovative content, remote recording sessions with SAE breakfasts, live music performances, winery dinners and the Undisciplined Surf Competition, and provides fantastic opportunities to network with like-minded creative and tech professionals.

The festival will take place across 10 iconic and picturesque venues in Margaret River, including the main conference venue, the Vasse Felix Art Gallery as well as The White Elephant, Settlers Tavern, Augusta Margaret River Shire, Howard Park, Cullens and Leeuwin Estate, which will host the Gala Dinner.

Emergence Creative was founded by Creative Corner, a not-for-profit organization which promotes the creative industries living in the southwest, the concept of decentralized creative living and collaboration of the creative sectors.

The complete program of events and tickets to the 2014 Emergence Creative Festival are available at www.emergencecreative.com

Emergence Creative Festival is proudly supported by Screenwest, Lotterywest, South West Regional Development Commission and the Department of Culture and the Arts.

Source: Emergence Creative Festival media release.


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