Pop Paper City – A new 3D children’s series created with Maxon One | national company

BAD HOMBURG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 15, 2022–

Pop Paper City is a 3D children’s series produced by LoveLove Films in the UK. Pop Paper City sees a group of paper characters go on crafty adventures with the help of their live guardian Helping Hand. The series comprises 52 episodes of 11 minutes each, and is the first children’s series ever produced using the Maxon One animation, rendering and motion design software package, including Cinema 4D, Red Giant and Red shift.

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Pop Paper City is the first children’s series ever produced using Maxon One animation, rendering and motion design software, including Cinema 4D, Red Giant and Redshift (Photo: Business Wire)

The series will start airing on Channel 5 (Paramount) Milkshake in the UK! on November 12, 2022. This will be followed by a global rollout capturing the imagination of children around the world. Pop Paper City is distributed by UK animation powerhouse Aardman Animations, the studio behind such legendary animated IPs as Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run, and more.

Pop Paper City is the capital of an exciting paper world. Plom, Phoebe, Mae-Mae, Hooper, Zip, and Fly are a group of unique paper friends who live in Pop Paper City. As they adventure, they find new ways to have fun together, like cowboy adventures, pirate treasure hunts, and even space exploration! When the friends need to craft an item, they call on Helping Hand, who helps them craft something they can use on their adventures. Through beautiful paper crafts and endless exciting adventures, friends learn, grow and encourage the little ones at home to become DIYers too!

At its heart, Pop Paper City is about inspiring kids to be creative. The visual style of the series uses paper textures to create a truly immersive paper world for the characters to explore. Everything seen in this world was designed so that it could be built at home using items that might be in the viewer’s home.

Pop Paper City’s story world keeps expanding, making the opportunities for adventure truly limitless. Throughout the series, characters explore an array of stunning locations, including beautiful beaches, vast forests, mystical underwater environments, and even other planets. The unique blend of exciting adventures and crafts is meant to inspire kids to build their own beautiful paper crafts at home.

Pop Paper City’s unique visual style was created using the Maxon One family of products, including Cinema 4D, Redshift, and Red Giant. The Pop Paper City team had a great working partnership with Maxon throughout the production of the series, with Maxon providing regular technical support and advice.

The series also features a talented voice cast. Actor, writer and comedian Nick Mohammed (Ted Lasso, Intelligence, Christopher Robin) voices adult tutor Helping Hand, while Eden Gough (10), Sadie Sweet (10), Rohan Boucher (6), Hannah Silverman ( 8), and Taran Beyer (6) voice Paper Friends.

Commenting on Pop Paper City and the partnership with Maxon, producer Georgina Hurcombe said:

“We are excited to have Pop Paper City airing very soon. It’s been such an amazing journey, and we can’t wait for kids around the world to see this unique, creative, and fun series. Our partners for this series have been amazing, including our wonderful distributors Aardman and our UK presenter Channel 5’s Milkshake! We are also extremely grateful to Maxon for all their support throughout the production of our show and are thrilled to be the first complete children’s series created in Maxon One.

“At Maxon, our top priority is to inspire and foster creativity. We are delighted that LoveLove Films has chosen Maxon One to bring Pop Paper City to life and, in turn, fuel the creativity of children around the world,” said CEO David McGavran. “It is incredibly rewarding to see our tools used to create such a unique and innovative project. We are proud to know that we play a small part in this show that engages and entertains young audiences.

For more information on visiting Pop Paper City:

https://www.aardman.com/distribution/pop-paper-city/

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CONTACT: For more information, high resolution images or interviews with key team members:

George Caton-Coult [email protected]

For Maxon press inquiries:

Megan Linebarger [email protected]

KEYWORD: GERMANY EUROPE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TV & RADIO ENTERTAINMENT

SOURCE: Maxon

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PUBLISHED: 11/15/2022 2:04 PM / DISK: 11/15/2022 2:04 PM

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