Screen Disrupter – The Rise of Children’s Podcasts

On April 25th, CMA hosted Screen Disrupter: The Rise of Children’s Podcasts at Retro Report in Manhattan. The event consisted of a panel of kid-friendly podcast producers: Meredith Halpern Ranzer, David Kreizman, Lee Overtree, and Andy Bowers, who talked business models, processes, and the benefits of this media. Meredith Halpern Ranzer, Tinkercast’s Chief Executive for … Continue reading Screen Disrupter – The Rise of Children’s Podcasts

Writer’s Group: Teaching Femmes Through Theater at Women Make Movies in Manhattan

On April 11th, CMA hosted Writer’s Group: Teaching Femmes Through Theater at Women Make Movies in Manhattan. The workshop was hosted by the viBe Theater Experience, an NYC based organization focused on providing free after-school theater programs for girls. In addition to theater, the program empowers underserved teenage girls to express themselves through performance, video, … Continue reading Writer’s Group: Teaching Femmes Through Theater at Women Make Movies in Manhattan

Movers and Shakers: Women in Children’s TV

On March 22nd, CMA hosted Movers and Shakers: Women in Children’s TV, in honor of Women’s History Month. Moderated by Lynne McVeigh, a professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, the evening posed various questions to an esteemed panel on how they have navigated the children’s media space and how they see a more … Continue reading Movers and Shakers: Women in Children’s TV

The Autry Museum of the American West: PLAY! Exhibit Tour and Q&A

On November 19, 2017 the LA Chapter of the Children’s Media Association was lucky enough to facilitate a tour of the Autry Museum of the American West’s PLAY! Exhibit.    Educational Curator, Sarah Wilson, along with Senior Curator, Dr. Carolyn Brucken and Exhibition Designer, Alban Cooper, took us through the whimsical exhibit that explores the … Continue reading The Autry Museum of the American West: PLAY! Exhibit Tour and Q&A

CMA LA After Hours Tour: Jim Henson Company

On October 9, 2017 the Children’s Media Association’s Los Angeles chapter hosted their first membership event with an after hours tour of the Jim Henson Company. The evening started with a special Q & A with Executive Vice President (now President) of Children’s Entertainment, Halle Stanford! Halle talked about how Jim Henson Company doesn't just … Continue reading CMA LA After Hours Tour: Jim Henson Company