The POP team's favourite films of 2017

2017 has been an exciting year for film. Box office records have been smashed (‘It’ became the highest grossing horror movie of all time), the Oscars were won by La La Land Moonlight, and Disney bought… well, what didn’t Disney buy? With 2017 coming to a festive close, the POP team have been thinking about the films they enjoyed the most over the last 12 months.

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The POP Community is changing

In the ever evolving world of film, it is important for our casting platform to reflect the way artists, agents, and production companies are currently working. We have taken on board feedback from all of the different types of users working through POP and how some of their requirements have changed.

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Top 10 grossing horror movies Of 2017

The Halloween period is with us again. The time of year pumpkin sales skyrocket, spooky themed nights are on tv, and horror themed blog posts are rampant.

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5 Most Expensive TV Shows Of All Time

Thanks to the advent of HBO and Netflix, TV shows now have the muscle and the money to match up to large scale Hollywood movie productions. Which of course, heats up the competition and adds pressure on producers to make shows that somehow stand out in the sea of a million, all of which are available on demand. They are countering the competition with a no-holds barred policy when it comes to spending money. Here’s a quick look at the crazily high figures that go into the production of our favourite shows.

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What is it like to be a background artist on Game of Thrones?

Tell us that you haven’t been obsessing over the epic battle on Game of Thrones, and we’ll show you a liar. The latest season has successfully managed to drive away the Monday blues like never before. In times like these, ever wondered what it’s like to be a background artist on Game Of Thrones and watch the magic unfold right in front of your eyes? Read on for insider details of a few lucky background artists.

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Iconic movie scenes - Before & after CGI

We live in times when technology is developing as fast as it gets outdated. Those music CDs that you religiously collected now seem like dinosaurs, and does anybody know what happened to their first iPod?

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Real life confessions from background artists

Let’s face it, our obsession with the big stars clouds our vision when it comes to noticing the hard working team of background artists. They are the ones who make it possible for the directors on a tight budget to pass off Minnesota as New York. They form the perfect backdrop, so that the viewers know how to interpret the scene. Wonder what it’s like to spend a day in their life? These confessions will give you a bird’s eye view of the film-making process.

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