September 16 - 21, 2021! By Katherine Barfield, Writer/Producer, CMA Volunteer Thirty-some years ago, Ranny Levy had an idea. She worked for a production and distribution company that sold 16 mm educational films to schools. As the decade wore on, and films were replaced with home videos, she started looking for her next gig. She … Continue reading KIDS FIRST! Celebrates 30 years and Co-Hosts Its Inaugural Film Festival
In honor of World Theater Day, let's explore programs throughout television history that have used performance to encourage agency in young people through imagination, self expression, and collaboration!
As Black history month comes to an end, there has been an amazing progression in content and how we as an industry are moving forward in our perception of children’s media. There has been a recent resurgence in book-to-film adaptations as an industry takes note of the great impact a written narrative can make on … Continue reading From Book to Screen: New Releases From Black Authors Make Waves and Changes in the Industry
On February 18, 2021, we gathered to discuss and share resources about Black History Month and how you use them to craft Children's media. The conversation was led by the amazing Ed Greene, who graciously donated his time in memory of Erica Branch-Ridley. Ed has been a CMA member since 2014. His passion and focus … Continue reading Black History Month: CMA Connect
So you’re interested in getting into kids’ media? We’ve compiled a variety of resources here to help you dive in and get immersed.