content with a purpose

Howdy, We're Emergent Order

We’re an integrated media and marketing agency based in Austin, TX. We make branded content that helps companies connect with human beings. Our team produces feature films, mobile apps, and marketing campaigns that strengthen brand engagement and amplify advocacy.



Design is how it works, not how it looks. Emergent Order creates branded content that aligns with organizational and strategic goals. We work with you to establish metrics, identify key audiences, and create a roadmap for success and accountability.


We are a full-service creative studio offering end-to-end video production. Our award-winning production team creates broadcast-ready branded entertainment, websites, apps, and more.


If you build it... will they come? It all depends on the media strategy. Emergent Order uses paid, earned, and owned media to move your audience to action. Our team optimizes the creative design and marketing of every project using data driven insights.

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[divider text="Founders"]

Our co-founders cut their teeth in New York City, creating award-winning integrated marketing campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Burger King, Subaru, Geico, and more. Then they discovered breakfast tacos. The rest is history.

John Papola

CEO + Exec Creative Director

Josh Meyers

Head of Post Production

Lisa Versaci

Development Executive

[divider text="The Team"]

5 dogs. 15 geeks. 200 Apple products.

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Marshall Walker Lee

Associate Creative Director

Cody Lee

Head of Digital Marketing

Michele Roi

Head of Operations

Teryn Fogel

Head of Production

Weston Woodward

Head of Accounts

Max Borders

Director of Idea Accounts & Education Programs

Adam Ziske

Junior Creative / Identity Designer

Bryan Hunt

Motion Designer

Canyon Darcy

Associate Producer

Dwight Fisher

Associate Producer

Ellen Bartling

Junior Creative / UX & UI Designer

Josh Hilliard

Assistant Editor

Page Jensen-Slättengren

Junior Creative / Writer

Steve Krueger

Senior Creative / Writer

Warren Davis

Development Executive

The Dogs

Content is not a dirty word

Whether it's advertising, movies, or episodic content, if you’re ready to make it, we’re ready to make it great.

Welcome to the new! We're still in beta, so if you see something odd, let us know.

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