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

New York Comic Con 2017: Technology and New Releases Win Over Pop Culture Fans of All Ages

New York Comic Con has been a massive success since its premiere in 2006, and it’s only grown since. NYCC supplies fans of various toys, games, and brands an opportunity to take part in specialized booths, panels, and events over the course of four fun-filled days. And with comic book culture becoming more prevalent in … Continue reading New York Comic Con 2017: Technology and New Releases Win Over Pop Culture Fans of All Ages

CMA Field Trip: An Interactive Journey Through Jim Henson’s Life at MoMI

This month CMA took a field trip to the The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI). The outing was led by CMA’s Director of Development and Emmy Award-winning producer Elizabeth Hummer. For someone who works in children’s media, it was very inspiring to walk into the world that MoMI has … Continue reading CMA Field Trip: An Interactive Journey Through Jim Henson’s Life at MoMI

CMA Event Recap: Summer Mixer with HITN

On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) hosted the Children's Media Association's annual summer mixer. HITN is CMA's newest corporate sponsor, providing resources needed to keep delivering great events throughout the year. The mixer, held at HITN’s offices at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, boasted indoor and outdoor fun for everyone, … Continue reading CMA Event Recap: Summer Mixer with HITN