About

 

Cory J Popp is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist, telling remarkable stories about Philadelphia and the people who live there.

Story leads, business inquiries, and all other mail can be sent to cory@coryjpopp.com.

 

PRESS

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

The Philadelphia Inquirer – Video-maker highlights Philadelphia’s delightful oddities
Philadelphia Business Journal – Philly filmmaker has unique way of showing off small businesses
Loco Mag - The guy behind "Philly in Bloom" and "Frozen Philadelphia": Cory J Popp
The Temple News – Filmmaker Cory Popp recognizes small, but ‘passionate’ businesses

PHILLY FROM ABOVE

Philly.com - Philadelphia seen from above in stunning video
Phillymag - WATCH: A View of Philadelphia Like You’ve Never Seen It Before
6abc - Watch: 'Philadelphia from Above' Video Shows City in Unique Way
Curbed - Stunning Footage From Some of Philly's Most Private Rooftops
Q102 - WATCH: A View Of Philadelphia Like You've Never Seen Before
Uwishunu - Video Interlude: Check Out This Amazing Look At Philadelphia From Above
Technically Philly - Cory Popp’s latest timelapse video shows spellbinding aerial views of Philly
Philly Voice - 'Uncover Philly': Philadelphia from above (in 4k)
Philebrity - This Video Of Philadelphia Filmed From Above Will Reinforce Your Feelings of Local Pride
Billy Penn - Philly as seen from its tallest rooftops: A new Cory J Popp video
Metro.us - This Philly filmmaker makes the city look so glamorous
PhillyStag.com - A Sexy View of Philly from Above

FROM PRISON TO PLAYGROUND

 

Philadelphia Magazine - Film Recalls When Eastern State Was a Playground for Fairmount Kids
Philly Style - 'Uncover Philly': Eastern State Penitentiary once a 'neighborhood inside a neighborhood'
Philadelphia Inquirer - Eastern State Penitentiary: First a prison then a playground

PHILLYS UNBELIEVABLE NEW WATERFRONT PARADISE

Philadelphia Magazine - Video Captures First Weekend at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Curbed - This Video Of Spruce Street Harbor Park Will Pretty Much Guarantee You're Playing Hooky Tomorrow
Delaware River Waterfront - Spruce Street Harbor Park
Uwishunu - Video Interlude: Stunning Views Of Two Of This Summer’s Coolest Hangouts, Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest
Philly Voice - 'Uncover Philly' series: Spruce Street Harbor Park
Philebrity - This Video Tribute To Spruce Street Harbor Park Is An Instant Souvenir Of The Weekend’s Good Vibes
Philadelphia Inquirer - On opening weekend, Spruce Street Harbor Park vibrant as ever

PHILLY'S BREAKDANCING FAMILY

Philadelphia Magazine -  Philly Breakdancing Family Perform on SEPTA
Philly Voice - Meet Philly's breakdancing family in new 'Uncover Philly' episode
HomeSnacks - This Philadelphia Family’s Persistence and Creativity Will Inspire You Today

PHILLY IN BLOOM

Philadelphia Magazine - “Philly in Bloom” Catches Philadelphia in All Its Springtime Glory
Philadelphia Inquirer - Plants and people bursting with life in 'Philly In Bloom'
Uwishunu - Video Interlude: A Gorgeous Look At Springtime In Philadelphia
Philly Voice - 'Uncover Philly' series captures springtime in bloom
Roughguides -  Film-maker perfectly captures spring in Philadelphia

THE MOST INTERESTING NEIGHBORHOOD IN PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Inquirer - 'Uncover Philly' calls Fishtown 'Most Interesting Neighborhood'
Philebrity - The Latest Uncover Philly Video Declares Fishtown To Be “Philadelphia’s Most Interesting Neighborhood”
Curbed - Fishtown is Apparently Philly's Most Interesting 'Hood

THE ABANDONED TUNNEL UNDER PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Magazine - “The Abandoned Tunnel Under Philadelphia”
Philadelphia Inquirer - New video explores abandoned Reading Viaduct Tunnel
Philebrity - The Debut “Uncover Philly” Video Showcases The Splendor Of The Reading Viaduct Tunnel

CI-LINES

Philadelphia Magazine - Cory J. Popp Takes Beautiful Inside Look at “Ci-Lines”
Philadelphia Inquirer - Ci-Lines brings life to vacant St. Andrews Chapel
Curbed - Behind Ci-Lines: Videographer Takes Us Inside St. Andrew's

FROZEN PHILADELPHIA

6abc - Temple grad films "Frozen Philadelphia"
Philadelphia Magazine - Cory J. Popp’s “Frozen Philadelphia” Captures What’s Awesome About Philly in Winter
Philebrity - “Frozen Philadelphia” Is Like A Saved Parking Spot For Our Souls
Curbed - "Frozen Philadelphia" Video Will Make You Not Hate Winter
Philadelphia Inquirer - 'Frozen Philadelphia' shows beauty in the city's harsh cold
Movoto - If You’re From Philadelphia, This Will Be The Most Jaw-Dropping Thing You See Today. By Far.
The Temple News - Viral video turns spotlight on filmmaker
Q102 - Temple Alumnis films "Frozen Philly"

WASTELANDS

Daily Mail – Middle-aged photographer takes nude self-portraits in abandoned buildings to show her fear of aging
Huffington Post – Photographer’s Stunning Nude Self-Portraits Face The Struggles Of Aging Head On
Philadelphia Inquirer – New video series explores Philly’s abandoned gems
SLRLounge – The Fear of Aging As Expressed in Nude Self-Portraits in Abandoned Buildings
Stylelite – These Brave Nude Self-Portraits Explore the Fear of Aging
Philadelphia Magazine – WATCH: Tracy Levesque Explores Abandoned Buildings In the Second Episode of “Wastelands”
Philadelphia Magazine – WASTELANDS: The First Episode of the New Video Series Is Now Live
Philadelphia Magazine – WASTELANDS: New Video Series Follows Urban Explorers Into the Depths of Philly
Streets Dept - Cory J Popp Premiers New ‘Wastelands’ Series Documenting Abandoned Philadelphia
Streets Dept – Wastelands – Part Two: Tracy Levesque
Philly Declaration – If you live in Philadelphia, and you’re not familiar with the films of Cory J Popp, change that

PHILLY IN FALL

Philadelphia Inquirer – Local filmmaker captures ‘Philly in Fall’
Philadelphia Magazine – WATCH: Autumn Lingers Forever In Cory J. Popp’s “Fall In Philly”

THE COLLECTOR

The Huffington Post – Meet The Lady Who Lives In A Museum
Good House Keeping Magazine – Inside a Home Full of Classic Toys
Philadelphia Magazine – Woman Turns Her Fitler Square Home Into Amazing Toy and Art Museum

FORAGER

The Huffington Post – Professional Foragers Live The Most Beautiful Lives
Philadelphia Magazine – Meet the Local Guy Who Forages for Food for a Living
Eater National – Watch a Pennsylvania Forager Gather Shoots and Leaves

PHILLY HOME PORTRAIT

The Huffington Post - #PhillyHomePortrait Instagram Project Reminds Us Why We Love Colorful Front Doors
Philadelphia Magazine – Philly Home Portrait
Technical.ly Philly – Meet two of the Instagrammers behind #PhillyHomePortrait
Philebrity – Noontime Nuggetz: Cory J Popp’s Philly Home Portrait
Curbed – #PhillyHomePortrait: Celebrating Philly Through Its Doors
South Philly Review – #PhillyHomePortrait fostering pride

PHILLY MAKERS

Mighty Engine – Cory Popp’s Philly Makers Series: The Maker Movement in Philadelphia
Technical.ly Philly – Watch the first video in this Philly Makers series
Technical.ly Philly – Take a video tour inside South Philly web dev firm P’unk Ave
Stumptown Coffee – OX COFFEE / PHILADELPHIA

A VERY PHILLY CHRISTMAS

Philadelphia Magazine – WATCH: Cory J. Popp’s Gorgeous “A Very Philly Christmas”
Philebrity – This Is The Philadelphia Christmas We Like To See
Philly.com – Cory Popp’s ‘A Very Philly Christmas’ highlights Philly’s stunning holiday look
Philly Egotist – A Very Philly Christmas brought to you by Cory Popp

OTHER

Grid Magazine – Keeping the Wheels Turning
The Huffington Post – How Video Hackathons Are Strengthening Creative Communities Nationwide
Philadelphia Magazine – WATCH: The Wissahickon Looks Beautiful in the Fall