Hopster Pride Launch
Hopster is a learning and entertainment service producing BAFTA nominated content for preschoolers around the world. To celebrate Pride Month, we teamed up on two films centred around different types of families.
Diversity Role Models run workshops where preschoolers are encouraged to consider their role in creating a world where we all feel accepted. Together we made “Family Question Time”, bringing real-life LGBTQ+ families to life through charming animation.
The film will be integrated into their dynamic lesson plan, introducing diverse family structures through recorded conversations that echo a Creature Comforts-esque humour and warmth.
Our second release is a music video bursting with diverse and colourful characters, epitomising the essence of Pride. "Love is Love" is an original song from Phil Evans that normalises and celebrates LGBTQ+ families.
These films aim to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation, as Miki Chojnacka, Chief Creative and Content Officer at Hopster says:
We know that every child is unique and different and so are their families. Right now, a child growing up with same-sexparents would never see their family represented on screen. We wanted to change that.”
The issue of LGBTQ education is a pressing issue, so we're incredibly proud to play a part in destigmatising the subject and teaching preschoolers to love and respect each other regardless of creed, colour or sexuality.
Directed by PICNIC Studio
Character Design - Ellie Petrova
Animation - Ellie Petrova, Jeremy Carlen
Sound Design - Phil Evans
Commissioned by Hopster
Script Writing / Character Design / Storyboard / Animation / Sound Design
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