Putting on a show of original material for the first time can be an altogether daunting, confronting and exhilarating experience. My first performance as an original artist (beyond a forgettable jazz trio in the background of some corporate event) was a cacophony of forgotten lyrics and drunken ramblings. I'm certain a cat or a dog would've done a better job. Four years on, I've done a few more gigs, drank less wine, and been lucky enough to share the stage with some pretty top-notch ‘know-what-they're-on-about’ artists like Abby Dobson
24th Jul 2013 09:42am Read More
So you've sent us your submission for Pozible Gigs. What next? What do you have to do now? Good question. Here's a quick checklist: 1) Start building your project and reaching out to your fanbase on Pozible - hit Create and start drafting up your gig. Tell potential supporters about the venue, acts, the vibe or theme you're going for, and why your gig will be the most AWESOME. 2) Word up the venue you're interested in holding the gig at NOW - venues usually need to be booked well in advance. 3) Research crowdfunding a bit - start with
23rd Jul 2013 13:57pm Read More
From My Bloody Valentine to John Mayer, the staff at Pozible have varying tastes in music. We sat down together to talk about some of the gigs and musicians we love. - What's the best gig you've ever been to?
- If you could have 3 artists at your own microfestival, who would they be? Rick says: My best one is this little bar in sydney with amazing pizzas and musicians can just stand up and sing as you want to every Tuesday evening. I like the flexibility and surprise that comes out of that. Microfestival lineup? Yann Tiersen, Oliver Tank,
18th Jul 2013 11:50am Read More
We love it when Pozible projects gain success outside of crowdfunding. We're so proud to hear FOUR film project funded on Pozible have made it into the prestigious Melbourne International Film Festival! Big congratulations to the teams and supporters involved. We can't wait to check 'em out at MIFF.
The Cosmic Psychos: Blokes You Can Trust Session times at MIFF: http://bit.ly/13iAynp In Bob We Trust Session Times at MIFF: http://bit.ly/15einSN Woody Session Times at MIFF: http://bit.ly/12C3979 Hungry
15th Jul 2013 11:18am Read More
Pozible flop? Here’s 6 reasons why. Crowdfunding is awesome, right? You create a project, add a few rewards, and then wait for people to chuck money at you. Easy-peasy. But did you know nearly half of all crowdfunding projects fail? That’s right. More than 44% of you hopeful Pozible people will walk away with nothing. Nada. ZILCH! You see, crowdfunding isn’t for everyone. And I think it takes a certain type of person to make it work. So here are my main reasons why I think your crowdfunding project could flop like a dying sea
5th Jul 2013 15:32pm Read More
THE TIME WAS RIGHT As a filmmaker, one of your biggest obstacles is financing. The cost of a low budget short film can be thousands. There are some grants in Australia, but for certain genres, government support is practically non-existent. Like any creative sphere, you’ve got to be in it for the long haul. There are always others working just as hard as you, so how do you stand out in the crowd? Until recently, we funded our short films with one off events, co-producing, or simply by saving up. So when we heard about online crowdfunding, we thought it could
18th Jun 2013 11:26am Read More
We've got two important new updates to Pozible functionality to share.
1) Your project duration is now selected when you launch your project.
In the past, you needed to give your project duration or end date at the time of setup.
From today, you need to select your campaign duration (1-60) when you launch. The countdown will begin from when you click the Launch button, and your project becomes live on the Pozible site.
PLEASE NOTE: You can NOT change your project
4th Jun 2013 17:07pm Read More
We've introduced tagging to Pozible projects.
This will make it easier for your project to be found by those interested in projects similar to yours.
Tags work just like they do on Instagram or your other favourite social media sites - they work as a linking device allowing all users interested in the same topics or content to be able to find each other.
There are just three simple rules for tagging your Pozible project:
1) Tags must be unbroken whole
21st May 2013 15:59pm Read More