YouTube Kids Panel: Five Takeaways

On Wednesday July 29, 2020 the Children’s Media Association hosted their first ever YouTube Kids Panel, taking a closer look at various content creators and what goes into a making high quality kids’ content on YouTube. Our moderator— award winning writer, director, and producer Kristen McGregor, spoke with Lauren Glaubach (head of YouTube’s Family Content … Continue reading YouTube Kids Panel: Five Takeaways

Passion Behind The Prequel: A Talk on Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

On May 30th, Netflix hosted an in-depth discussion between the creative team of “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” and the Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI). The creative team included Director and Executive Producer Louis Leterrier, Executive Producer Lisa Henson, Executive Producer Halle Stanford, Co-Executive Producers and Writers Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, and … Continue reading Passion Behind The Prequel: A Talk on Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Understanding White Space: A Talk on Children’s Media

On February 25th, the Children’s Media Association hosted an energetic panel consisting of Kim Diaz, Director of Production & Development at Sesame Workshop; Azadeh (Azi) Jamalian, Founder of The GIANT Room; and Vera Verba, YouTube Manager for Sesame Workshop. Each panelist brought a different perspective on the notion of white space in content and it … Continue reading Understanding White Space: A Talk on Children’s Media

A View on Kids Music: New Expectations

On January 9th, 2020, CMA hosted a high energy panel consisting of speakers Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd of Alphabet Rockers, and Amelia Robinson of Mil’s Trills. The overarching theme of discussion for the night centered around uniting communities of children around the world on discussions concerning their race, gender, and emotional identity.   McGaw … Continue reading A View on Kids Music: New Expectations

NAMLE and How Kidfluencers are Changing the Game

On October 23rd CMA along with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and Fordham’s Communications and Media Studies department gathered at Fordham University to discuss current issues in the ever-evolving world of Kidfluencers and how they are changing the game. Speakers included Greg Alkalay, Co-founder and CEO of batteryPOP; Sherri Hope Culver, Associate … Continue reading NAMLE and How Kidfluencers are Changing the Game