As a woman, a tomboy and one of the proponents of the big name change from WiCM to CMA, gender issues and media is a topic I’m really interested in, sometimes conflicted about and always passionate about. So I was delighted when CMA welcomed cultural historian, writer and teacher Lori Rotskoff; creator of “Princess Revolution” … Continue reading Boys Vs. Girls: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
We are quite fortunate to have Allison Johnson in our Member Spotlight today. Not only is Allison Senior Producer at CloudKid, but she's also helping to host CMA's first event in Boston on April 16th. Read on to learn more about CloudKid and the Beantown children's media scene. Can you tell us a little about … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Allison Johnson
This week we have an amazing new guest blogger who offers her own personal perspective on our Writer's Group with Emily Kingsley. And she's a PhD! Dr. Melissa Morgenlander is the Founder and Editor of the iQ Journals, a blog about autism, media, technology, and a boy named Quentin. She is also a freelance researcher … Continue reading Emily’s Crusade
This week I'm happy to introduce a brand new guest blogger! The lovely and talented Jordan Geary! I used to work with Jordan back in the day and it was lovely to work with him again. If by work you mean this: "Hey, Jordan, wanna write a blog?" "Sure. Here it is." Those email exchanges … Continue reading Bloggin’ the Tom Ascheim Red Chair Event Discussion
This month's member spotlight features Kristen McGregor and Jennifer Treuting, who recently started their own production company. Having met through a fellow CMA member, they're a true blue CMA success story, and they've been kind enough to share the details behind that setup as well as what's new with Squirrel Friends Productions and their thoughts … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Kristen McGregor & Jennifer Treuting
Vroooommmmm! And we’re off! 30 children’s television shows from around the world all in one day, led by the nicest tour guide you could ever hope for – David Kleeman. Indeed folks it’s the Prix Jeunesse extravaganza! Prix Jeunesse international is a bi-annual competition unique among other competitions because all participants can vote for the … Continue reading Grand Prix Jeunesse