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Five minutes with filmmaker Aaron Wilson

In 2012, Australian filmmaker Aaron Wilson crowdfunded on Pozible and raised more than $23,000, to finish his feature film Canopy. The funds raised were to help Canopy to have its musical score and final sound design and mix completed; and to reach an audience, by preparing the digital files of the film for cinemas and film festivals. Canopy has since received critical acclaim at the Toronto film festival, opens theatrically at cinemas across Australia on April 24 and will start playing at cinemas across the globe in the next few months. Melbourne filmmaker

15th Apr 2014 14:35pm Read More

Changes to Fees

We're tweaking our service fee* a little so you get as much of the funds you raise as you can, especially projects raising over $100K**.

 

Starting today, all new and currently active projects will fall into 1 of 3 brackets:

 

5%: total funds raised up to $100k***

4%: total funds raised between $100k - $500k (or projects issued an invitation code)

3%: total funds raised of $500k or over  

 

We hope this change will make it easier for large

9th Apr 2014 13:07pm Read More

Stand Up, Stand Out gives creatives the chance to win thousands at Vivid Ideas 2014

As part of Vivid Ideas 2014, Pozible presents ‘Stand Up, Stand Out’, a one night only live pitching event to take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Four selected participants will be asked to deliver a 5 minute pitch of their creative crowdfunding campaign to a live audience as well as a 5-10 minute performance of what they do – be that a film screening, music performance, fashion show or anything else! The event will be hosted by Sydney comedian, filmmaker, writer and successful Pozible crowdfunder Dan Ilic, who raised more than $50,000

28th Mar 2014 13:54pm Read More

Want a free beer from Pozible's co-founders?

You might have noticed these “free beer” badges popping up on some people’s Pozible profiles. What are badges? We’re introducing badges as a rewards system to recognise and thank Pozible’s top supporters for their ongoing support for crowdfunding! The first badge we’re rolling out is the “free beer” badge, which entitles you to a free beer, on our co-founders Rick and Alan, at any Pozible-run event. Awesome! How do I get one? Once you’ve supported at least 15 Pozible projects with a pledge total of at

25th Mar 2014 11:45am Read More

New ways to get social

You crowdfunders are a social bunch! And we want to help you with even more ways to get connected. We're introducing a few new ways to #getsocial here @Pozible. 1) They say a picture tells a thousand words, so first and foremost, we'd like to invite all Pozible crowdfunders past, present and future to get visual and use #PoziPics on instagram and twitter, to essentially create an online gallery of your campaigns. We'd love to see their progress, from inception and inspiration, through to their creation. Every Friday we will sift through your pics

24th Mar 2014 12:13pm Read More

Pozible Pop Up

In the heart of the creative precinct Pozible pitched a tent and took over The Makery for one week – popping up to celebrate the phenomena of crowdfunding. The Pozible Pop Up showed Sydney-siders the possibilities of crowdfunding and the diversity of projects. The Pop Up transitioned between being an exhibition space and creative hub by day, and at night hosted a number of events aimed at sharing creative skills and celebrating crowdfunding achievements. Workshops and talks taught by creative industry leaders and entrepreneurs who shared their insights into

18th Mar 2014 16:00pm Read More

Pozible Celebrates Women

Pozible is putting on its heels and going dancing this weekend! In celebration of International Women’s Day, we are partnering with UN Women and turning purple. What was once a lovely turquoise will become the colour of one of the most important days of the year. But it is not just our colours that will be supporting women, so too will our International Women’s Day Collection that will be dedicated to women focused campaigns. Like Angel, a short film about a woman’s great desire to be a mother yet her inability to conceive makes her spiral into

5th Mar 2014 14:36pm Read More

Meet our Pozible Residents

The response to our Pozible Residency has been overwhelming! We received so many amazing applications for the Residency so it was a tough task to pick the five residents who will work with us for two weeks and access our crowdfunding knowledge. But we did it! Are you ready to meet them? Eco Speaks The Eco-Speaks are a boutique retro-cycled, portable wireless speaker system for those with an ethical conscience, a keen eye for style and a fine ear for sleek sound. With the current market of portable sound systems being produced using cheap non-

27th Feb 2014 15:38pm Read More

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