CMA is very excited to introduce The Fred Rogers Company as our corporate sponsor! Based in Pittsburgh, The Fred Rogers Company produces Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat,and Odd Squad for PBS KIDS as well as Through the Woods for the streaming app Curious World.
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
On Tuesday, February 21st, Abhi Arya lead the Children’s Media Association in a talk on game-based learning. As the co-founder of Sandbox & Co, Arya had plenty to share on how his company has acquired and developed some of the leading brands in kids game-based learning. Titles in their portfolio include Poptropica, TinyBop, Funbrain, and … Continue reading Game-Based Storytelling with Abhi Arya
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
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
On September 23, 2017 the Children’s Media Association’s new Los Angeles chapter went live with our CMA-LA Town Hall Kickoff Event. The day was lead by CMA LA’s President, Steph Sosa and her dedicated steering committee of children’s media professionals who spent weeks collaborating to put this memorable event together. As promised, the kickoff party was … Continue reading CMA LA’s Town Hall Kickoff Event: The Start of a New Chapter
On Thursday, January 11th, CMA hosted NY production powerhouse Out of the Blue at the National Opera Center of America. At the event, producers Samantha Freeman, Alexandra Cassel, Sarah Wallendjack and Wendy Harris shared the company’s founding story and how it has become a leading name in the industry. With 12 years of business … Continue reading Inside Out of the Blue