How coding can build a community

A few weeks ago, I was sitting at my desk in POP HQ, when a photograph of one of our engineers, Amit, speaking at a Facebook event, pinged up on my screen. In itself, that’s pretty exciting, but when I dug a little deeper, the story behind it and the work he and another of our engineers, Kash are doing is nothing short of inspiring.

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Series to binge watch in winter

Following on from our previous blog on feel good movies, we decided the best way to share our desires to hibernate until the temperatures are well into double digits, is through sharing our list of go to series to binge watch.

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Dr Strange cements Disneys record- breaking year

Disney’s cemented its biggest year to date with the stellar performance in the box office of Dr Strange.The Disney and Marvel film, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, took $43m (£34.3m) between Friday and Sunday.

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UK Buyers at American Film Market may receive a slight reprieve since ‘Brexit’ court ruling:

On Wednesday the 2nd November, in Santa Monica, the annual American Film Market (AFM) kicked off. The AFM is a marketplace where industry professionals conduct business and a place where production and distribution deals are closed. In just eight days, over $1 billion in business will be sealed —this is both on completed films and those in every stage of development and production — this makes AFM a must‐attend industry event.

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Communication is key

How often do we see a two-way conversation between actors who are communicating by text in a film or television programme? Also, how often do we see the character’s computer screen whilst they are replying to an email or browsing the internet? Rarely. But why is this? Why are modern human interactions such as texts or emailing, even in these high-tech times, so hard to film?

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POP Hosts Summer User Event

This summer the POP team got their sea legs on and hopped aboard The Barge at Battersea. It was a warm summer night and we were all looking forward to spending quality time with the agents and agencies who cast through the platform, whilst listening to our guest speaker for the evening; Greg Dillon, a brand strategy consultant.

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POP: A new way of working for ADs and bookers

Are you an AD looking for more flexibility in your working life, or have you worked as a booker but left the industry because you wanted to be independent and better compensated for the long hours you put in? If so, POP’s technology could revolutionise the way you work.

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