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PAPAYA FILMS ENJOY SOME BITES.
8 June 2020

Polish tabletop collective Bites have announced a collaboration with Papaya Films in the UK.

Those who visit Bites’ Warsaw studio will find a crew of engineers and food lovers led by founder Jakub Laskus, who claims to have the “strongest in-house team of tabletop technicians in Europe”.

But what makes Laskus so bullish? For one, it helps to have an army of robots at your disposal. "We build rigs and devices that allow us to control filming objects and liquids," he says. "It gives us powerful production capabilities, as well as efficiency and flexibility."


These wonderful toys - including three Bolt robotic arms - allow Bites to experiment too: “Sometimes we do tests even before writing a treatment. There’s never one correct way of achieving a shot and we love to test all the paths before going to the client and trying to convince them that this is the right way."


We have shot almost half a dozen jobs with Bites last year for the UK market alone. The aim for 2020 is to double that amount.

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Papaya Films Executive Producer Wojtek Skiba reckons more brands stand to benefit from this approach: “Papaya and Bites go a long way back. We have shot almost half a dozen jobs with Bites last year for the UK market alone. The aim for 2020 is to double the amount and make sure that the creativity and technological capabilities are seen and experienced by the industry and marketers.”

Domo arigato, Mr Roboto.  

For more on what Bites can bring to your next project, ring Papaya's Wotjek Skiba (wojtek.skiba@papaya-films.com) on 020 7993 6628 or Lemonade Reps' Corin West on (corin@lemonadereps.com) on 07792 675 779.

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