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Pocc Film Club Presents: An Evening with Aneil Karia

August 23, 2022 Pocc Film Club Presents: An Evening with Aneil Karia

Join us this September for a special evening with Oscar-award winning Aneil Karia and a selection of esteemed Pocc filmmakers.
August Artist In Residence: Self Equity

August 17, 2022 August Artist In Residence: Self Equity

The third instalment of the Artist In Residence fund is now open for submissions and we ask artists to reflect on self-equity.
V&A Africa Fashion Exclusive Viewing

August 16, 2022 V&A Africa Fashion Exclusive Viewing

Secure your space to an exclusive viewing of the ★★★★★ V&A Africa Fashion exhibition.
Pocc x Today at Apple Workshops – Explore Belonging Through the Art of Filmmaking

July 28, 2022 Pocc x Today at Apple Workshops – Explore Belonging Through the Art of Filmmaking

Explore belonging through the art of filmmaking in these free hands-on sessions with industry-leading producers and directors. Brought to you by Pocc, Apple Creative Studios London and the Mayor of London.
Apply to the 2022 Pocc x Hoala Brand Strategy Course Scholarship

June 29, 2022 Apply to the 2022 Pocc x Hoala Brand Strategy Course Scholarship

Calling all strategists: Pocc and Hoala have teamed up to offer a FREE scholarship to the prestigious Brand Strategy Professional Master Course. Apply today!
Pocc Film Club: An Evening with Simon Frederick and Caroline Adeyemi

June 27, 2022 Pocc Film Club: An Evening with Simon Frederick and Caroline Adeyemi

The Pocc Film Club presents “An Evening With…” a series of screenings and events welcoming highly accomplished filmmakers from the Pocc community and beyond.
Apply to the Google Rare Leadership Academy

May 24, 2022 Apply to the Google Rare Leadership Academy

We're proud to partner with Google Rare to reserve 10 spaces for POCC members on the Rare Leadership Academy 2022.
Managing Stress as a PoC Creator (in 2022)

May 12, 2022 Managing Stress as a PoC Creator (in 2022)

For Mental Health Awareness Week, Pocc is highlighting how we can identify and manage three major sources of stress as creators in 2022.
May Artist In Residence: Family (Closed)

May 12, 2022 May Artist In Residence: Family (Closed)

The second instalment of the Pocc, Clear Channel and Shutterstock Artist in Residence fund is live - and this time we're celebrating family.
Meet the April Artists In Residence: it’s all about equity.

May 6, 2022 Meet the April Artists In Residence: it’s all about equity.

Meet the Artists In Residence selected for their artistic interpretations to this month's brief: what does equity mean to you?
Apply for the WACL Next Generation Leadership Event

April 12, 2022 Apply for the WACL Next Generation Leadership Event

Pocc partnered with WACL to offer a select number of free spaces to this year's Festival of Talent 2022.
Apply for the Pocc x APA Producer Masterclass Scholarship 2022

April 7, 2022 Apply for the Pocc x APA Producer Masterclass Scholarship 2022

Pocc has partnered with the Advertising Producers Association (APA) to offer an exclusive opportunity for two Pocc members to join this year's Producer Masterclass course 9th-13th May 2022.
Want to see your creative work on UK billboards?

March 23, 2022 Want to see your creative work on UK billboards?

Pocc, Clear Channel and Shutterstock have teamed up in 2022 to amplify and support the creative expressions of underrepresented artists through a new Artist In Residence programme.
Mind the Gap Report: Career Progression for Black Marketing Professionals

March 22, 2022 Mind the Gap Report: Career Progression for Black Marketing Professionals

We spoke with 25 Black marketing professionals to understand the problems facing poor retention and promotion levels of Black talent into senior positions. Download the report today.
Experiments In Waste Hack Lab 2022

March 16, 2022 Experiments In Waste Hack Lab 2022

Pocc has partnered with Good For Nothing and Experiments in Waste to provide three spaces to the Refillable Future Hack Lab taking place March 31st and Friday 1st April 2022.
Meet the final awardees of the Pocc x Shutterstock Artist grants

March 10, 2022 Meet the final awardees of the Pocc x Shutterstock Artist grants

Meet the winners of the Pocc x Shutterstock artist grants.
Pocc X Shutterstock Artist Grants February 2022

February 1, 2022 Pocc X Shutterstock Artist Grants February 2022

To celebrate Lunar New Year and U.S. Black History month, Pocc and Shutterstock are collaborating this February to offer grants to visual and music artists.
NFTs: What PoC Creators Need to Know for 2022

January 19, 2022 NFTs: What PoC Creators Need to Know for 2022

NFTs, NFTs, NFTs. An eerie echo in the background of every virtual industry conference, it was just another buzzword of many in 2021. Or was it?
Rewriting the Narrative: The Harder They Fall and Reclaiming Cinema with Netflix UK

November 12, 2021 Rewriting the Narrative: The Harder They Fall and Reclaiming Cinema with Netflix UK

Jeymes Samuel said “Every time I tell people there were Black people in the Old West, people look at me like I am crazy.” There’s an assumption, instilled in the public by a false cinematic narrative, that the Wild West was a vast expanse of dusty, Caucasian-only communities.
Pocc and RCRDSHOP present: The Sauce

September 23, 2021 Pocc and RCRDSHOP present: The Sauce

If you weren’t there, where were you? On 9th September Pocc collaborated with RCRDSHOP, taking over the Serpentine Pavilion at Kensington Gardens host The Sauce