Grab yourself a marmalade sandwich, put your paws up and have a look at this from STUDIOCANAL:
London, Paddington, 27th July 2020. STUDIOCANAL and Copyrights Group announce the launch of global Paddington Bear Dailymotion and YouTube channels.
Fans across the world can enjoy a variety of family-friendly fun with exclusive videos, playlists, channels and discussion. Paddington will feature in all his guises; from the best-selling and internationally adored series of children’s stories by British author Michael Bond to Paul King’s Paddington Films 1 & 2 produced by STUDIOCANAL and multi-award-winning Heyday Films.
The channels are the go-to online destination for fans of Paddington around the world, with exciting new videos uploaded every week. Content will include clips, compilations, behind-the-scenes footage and a special read along with Paddington series launched by Hugh Bonneville (Paddington 1 & 2) who reads an extract from Paddington’s “Trouble at the Launderette”.
STUDIOCANAL Group CEO Anna Marsh comments “Paddington is such a beloved brand for everyone at STUDIOCANAL and Copyrights Group. It has been such a thrill to see the Paddington films and recently launched TV series embraced by audiences worldwide. It’s a complete joy to quickly return to the warm, friendly, chaotic world of Paddington with our Dailymotion and YouTube channels. It is our ambition to ensure our content is worthy of this most exceptional bear.”
Sophie Kopaczynski, Copyrights Group CEO adds “At Copyrights, we are thrilled to be able to offer Paddington fans a friendly and kid safe destination to gather around for the very best Paddington content. Thanks to the great films produced by STUDIOCANAL, plus additional innovative material being created, our aim is to bring to our channels content which encapsulates Paddington’s characteristics of fun and kindness! We hope you enjoy it.”
For over 60 years, British-born writer Michael Bond has delighted children and families all over the world with his stories about Paddington, the bear from Darkest Peru famous for his love of marmalade. Paddington is popular with both children and adults who feel affection and warmth towards him. The kindness and humour in the Paddington stories is the cornerstone to their enduring popularity.
Paddington’s adventures have been adapted several times for television and at the end of 2014 Paddington made his debut onto the big screen, a further film Paddington 2 followed in 2017 with a third in the works. The movies were produced by Studiocanal, part of the international content and media group Vivendi. In 2020, a brand-new Paddington TV series designed for a pre-school audience, The Adventures of Paddington launched on Nickelodeon, introducing the brand to a whole new set of fans.
You can catch-up with Paddington’s many adventures on:
Twitter & Instagram @paddingtonbear