The Autry Museum of the American West: PLAY! Exhibit Tour and Q&A

On November 19, 2017 the LA Chapter of the Children’s Media Association was lucky enough to facilitate a tour of the Autry Museum of the American West’s PLAY! Exhibit.    Educational Curator, Sarah Wilson, along with Senior Curator, Dr. Carolyn Brucken and Exhibition Designer, Alban Cooper, took us through the whimsical exhibit that explores the … Continue reading The Autry Museum of the American West: PLAY! Exhibit Tour and Q&A

CMA LA After Hours Tour: Jim Henson Company

On October 9, 2017 the Children’s Media Association’s Los Angeles chapter hosted their first membership event with an after hours tour of the Jim Henson Company. The evening started with a special Q & A with Executive Vice President (now President) of Children’s Entertainment, Halle Stanford! Halle talked about how Jim Henson Company doesn't just … Continue reading CMA LA After Hours Tour: Jim Henson Company

CMA LA’s Town Hall Kickoff Event: The Start of a New Chapter

On September 23, 2017 the Children’s Media Association’s new Los Angeles chapter went live with our CMA-LA Town Hall Kickoff Event. The day was lead by CMA LA’s President, Steph Sosa and her dedicated steering committee of children’s media professionals who spent weeks collaborating to put this memorable event together. As promised, the kickoff party was … Continue reading CMA LA’s Town Hall Kickoff Event: The Start of a New Chapter

Wish Upon a Book: Publishing 101 with Disney’s Frank Bumbalo

On Monday, November 13th, we welcomed the return of the Writers' Group series with  Wish Upon a Book: Publishing 101 with Disney’s Senior Account Executive, Frank Bumbalo. The event proved to be highly informative and interesting. Bumbalo held a question and answer session with CMA members, discussing everything from book covers to the importance of … Continue reading Wish Upon a Book: Publishing 101 with Disney’s Frank Bumbalo

The Tipping Point: First Annual Story Time with CMA

On Monday, October 30th, CMA hosted The Tipping Point, our first annual Story Time event. The evening showcased six speakers in the industry, sharing their stories on “the tipping point” in their careers. The night made for many laughs but also deep and varied insight into how our colleagues have maneuvered their way in the … Continue reading The Tipping Point: First Annual Story Time with CMA