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Collectively, individually and across kids media we seek to inspire industry excellence through virtual Panels, in-person Events, Workshops, Mentorship, and Research & Insights Reports. We understand the privilege and the responsibility we share as the creative community shaping the minds and hearts of our children … and thereby, our future.

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CMA LA Chapter Meetup this morning with Neil Wade from @nickanimation 👏👏👏#community #losangeles #animation #kids #family #media
Follow the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful folks behind the new @Netflix series, "Dee & Friends in OZ"! We'll be sitting down with the creator & executive producer of the series, Emmy winner @angelasclues, Co-EP & Head Writer, Emmy-nominated @halcyonperson and Co-EP & Senior Story Editor, Emmy-nominated Keion Jackson. Come hear about producing this property for a new audience along with two of the writers on the show, CMA members @jehancomic, @kcrowley1025 and moderated by CMA NY Chapter President, @chrisblasting. RSVP through the link in bio!
Dee and Friends in Oz, inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, is a musical adventure series about Dorothy “Dee” Davis — a girl writing a brand-new story of Oz where every kid has the power inside themselves to be a hero. The show is produced by @9storymediagroup, with animation by their award-winning studio @brownbagfilms.
Throwback Thursday to The Making of Moxie: A Teamwork Success Story event! Embodied's Rachel Baynes shares how @moxierobot is  reshaping interaction and education with its advanced capabilities in healthcare. Want to see more of our panels in the future? Become a CMA member today! Link in bio. 🤖

#ChildrensMediaAssociation #KidsEntertainment #AI #MediaForKids #CMACommunity #CMAEvents #Storytelling  #MediaInnovation #Healthcare #Throwback
Did you know? 🔍 A CMA membership offers a treasure trove of perks! 

One of the most valuable benefits is access to our exclusive industry job board. If you're seeking new opportunities, our job board is your go-to destination for premier positions in the children's media industry. Become a CMA member today and unlock endless possibilities for your career growth! Link in bio to join the #CMACommunity.
We are truly grateful for the exceptional mentors dedicating their time to support our Mentorship Program this year, guiding aspiring colleagues on their career paths. Together, through collaborative learning and embracing diverse perspectives, we enhance content quality for children and families. Mentorship is pivotal in driving and enduring positive change in our industry and ensuring its impact on the future. Thank you, Mentors, for your invaluable leadership!

#mentorship #mentors #giveback #inspire
📢 Attention #CMALA members! 

You don’t want to miss our February Meet-Up at @sightglassla in Hollywood this Saturday at 10 am.

Not only will we have our usual coffee and conversation with our amazing LA members, but none other than @nickanimation lead Neil Wade will also be in the building. Who’s tryna pick this legend’s brain over a cold brew? 🙋‍♀️

Mark your calendars and we'll see you there! And be sure to tag us in your pics from the sesh!
Explore the world of play, toy design and healthcare at our Perspectives on Play virtual panel event! Mark your calendars for February 20 at 12PM PT | 3PM ET |8PM GMT and RSVP via the link in bio.

Our moderator, @joshuawgarrett, Chief Creative Officer at @openreadyland and Vice President at @creativityincorporated, brings over 20 years of experience in creating magical and impactful products for children, including toys for most major toy companies and children’s brands, and many award winners. A former classical musician with a Doctorate from the Juilliard school, Joshua’s diverse background adds a unique perspective to the discussion.

What do you want Joshua to ask @sydthetoykid & @aaronjhorowitz on Tuesday? Let us know in the comments ⬇️

#ChildrensMedia #KidsEntertainment #ChildDevelopment #EducationalMedia #ToyDesign #VirtualEvent #CMAEvent #KidsTech