Announcement: We Got POP go from strength to strength as Senior BBC Business Partner joins
Christine Mulryne joins POP to drive the future of production after a decade at the BBC, and total funding hits £4M/$4.95M for the venture backed technology startup.
We Got POP are strengthening their position as the leading platform technology for Film & TV Production after further fortification of their team with a senior BBC Business Partner joining this week. Christine Mulryne, has spent 10 years at the BBC in a variety of strategic roles across the full production process, recently as Business Partner to BBC Studios Scripted Production.
Christine has worked for BBC Studios in the Scripted team for six years, working on productions including Good Omens, Doctor Who, Luther, Silent Witness, Three Girls, Casualty and EastEnders. She worked in various business management roles, working with the Heads of Production on operations, compliance, and specialising in accessing UK high-end tax credit. Before that, she worked in corporate governance at the BBC Trust.
A well respected industry finance and governance expert, Christine understands the challenges facing Production Companies and has joined POP to be part of their mission to use technology to help the sector thrive. Christine comments;
“Having wrestled firsthand with the challenges of governance and compliance in the new production environment, I’m thrilled to be joining the market leaders in providing technology to solve the exact, and often competing challenges facing Production Companies and their teams today.”
POP are the only venture backed technology provider in the sector, and they have now received an overall investment of £4M/$4.95M which will be used to accelerate growth. Octopus Ventures are globally-renowned for only investing in category creating companies on the frontline of transforming industries and their continued backing is a huge sign of confidence in POP’s vision, product and team.
Kate McLaughlin, CEO & Co-Founder of POP says;
“The time for transformation in production is now. With the macro changes we’re seeing across the global landscape and “the future of work”, the Film & TV industry as a major freelance economy, is now in the spotlight.
Technology can open and connect the industry and by providing access to data has the power to transform it. We’re delighted to have the continued backing of Octopus Ventures and an industry stalwart like Christine join us to fuel our rapid growth.”
As the UK Film & TV industry boom continues, the complexities of increasing regulation and the digital transformation are driving a rapid professionalisation across production. POP are leading the way, as the only software designed and built for the needs of Production Companies with digital tools for their production teams. POP are investing in building the best technology and team to support their growing client-base of 15 Production Companies with a combined slate of 50+ shows and 10,000 users.