Black Lives Matter

Taking Action in the Children's Media Industry BLACK LIVES MATTER Black stories matter. Black characters matter. Black voices matter. Black writers, creators, producers, educators, artists, and executives matter. Black children matter. As thinkers, makers, and distributors of kids’ content, we influence the lives of children and families. That position of influence carries an enormous responsibility. … Continue reading Black Lives Matter

Diverse Talent and Professionals in Media

Representation in Children's Media matters both on the page, screen and stage and in the wide variety of careers and roles it takes to develop and share that creative. As makers, thinkers, and innovators, at CMA we believe that by learning and playing together, we strengthen ourselves, our community, and content for kids. Whether you … Continue reading Diverse Talent and Professionals in Media

Resources About Racism and Bias for the Children’s Media Community

As makers, thinkers, and innovators, at CMA we believe that by learning and playing together, we strengthen ourselves, our community, and content for kids. Conversation, communication, and dialog is key to this, and we encourage our members to speak out against racism and promote understanding. These resources can be a starting place for our community … Continue reading Resources About Racism and Bias for the Children’s Media Community

Power Networking, Power Pitching: The Dynamic Duo with Jim Arnoff

BY GRANT HENRY I will be perfectly honest; I did not know what to expect when walking into the beautiful space at A.R.T./New York in Brooklyn for CMA’s “Power Networking, Power Pitching...The Dynamic Duo with Jim Arnoff” on Monday, July 31st.  My intuition told me that a man in a suit was going to stand … Continue reading Power Networking, Power Pitching: The Dynamic Duo with Jim Arnoff