Crowdfunding A Photo BookRMIT University, Melbourne
60 minute Presentation + Panel Discussion
Elliot Chapple from Australia’s own crowdfunding platform, Pozible, will outline the steps for creating a successful campaign for a photography project then join Libby Jeffery from Momento Pro and Melbourne based photographer Nikki Toole, who crowdfunded Skater: A photography art book, to discuss the pitfalls and practicalities of raising money online from friends, fans and further afield.
To attend the presentation and be inspired by a weekend of conversations with photographers, book makers, thinkers, curators and publishers buy a ticket for the Unless You Will Symposium
Elliot has run a number of new media and film businesses including the launch of Australia's biggest action sports film festival Yew.tv. In early 2015 he joined Pozible as their Project Advisor, offering guidance and support to creators at all stages of their campaigns. Since his arrival Pozible’s overall campaign success rate has jumped from 58% to 63%.
Elliot will also be giving away 5 Campaign Consultations to guests at the Symposium
Nikki Toole Photographer
Originally from Scotland, Nikki studied Photography and Filmmaking in London, where she fell in love with the darkroom. She has lectured and exhibited in the UK, Paris, US and Australia, and her work is held in private collections worldwide. Now based in Melbourne, her images have been selected 5 times for The National Photographic Portrait Prize, and in 2015 she had the honour of being a guest judge. In 2015 her Skater exhibition evolved into book form and was published by Kehrer Verlag, Germany. In 2016 her commissioned
Written In Stone
Min Manifold is a writer/image maker and explorer of wild places. Her work focuses on the meeting point between science and art. As a geologist and creative writer she has a unique ability to introduce people to a new way of viewing the land. Her current project 'Written in Stone' sits within the genres of non-fiction, nature writing and photography. After eight years of photographing, researching, writing and sketching the coastline of the Great Ocean Road she has successfully funded the publication of her book through POZIBLE.
Libby has worked as a coordinator and advocate for creative artists in digital media, cultural production and publishing for over 20 years, and in 2002 co-founded Australia’s first print-on-demand photo book production company, Momento. She is passionate about families, professional photographers, and visual artists presenting, preserving and distributing their imagery in print, in a design and physical format that does their images justice.