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We are a passionate community of makers, thinkers, and innovators who believe that by learning and growing together, we strengthen ourselves, our community, and the media that we create for children and families.

WHO WE ARE

Children’s Media Association (CMA) is the nonprofit organization that connects the dots across the kids and family media industry. With chapters in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and virtual members around the world, CMA is building the future of our industry.

OUR MiSSiON

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our members by sharing professional development and educational programming

Community

via monthly networking events and private social media groups

Resources

exclusive member benefits, a robust video library, a job board & much more

WHAT WE DO

Mentorship opportunities and resources that help professionals develop and grow.

Professional seminars, programs and workshops designed to help members develop skills critical for career growth.

Informal events that connect members personally and professionally across media and genres.

Newsletter that provides timely information on the children’s media landscape and industry events.

Job board that connects members to jobs across the industry.

UPCOMiNG EVENTS

Sep
29

Pitch Me!

Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 8:00 PM
During Pitch Me! Josh will share his best practices for developing a pitch, as well as keen insights on how to read the room and maximize your pitch opportunity! Plus, Mini […]
Oct
4

Writer’s Workshop: Introduction to Screenwriting

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:00 PM
Looking to take the next steps on that big film idea? CMA’s Writer’s Workshop: Introduction to Screenwriting is a 6 week course led by multi-hyphen writer, producer and director, Morgan Dameron. […]
Oct
13

APAC 101

Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 8:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE OF THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED TO OCTOBER 13TH, 2022 APAC 101 Content that travels is the new north star as we see global hits hailing from all around […]

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS

#MemberMonday welcome to the CMA community Michaela! We are so glad you joined 😊 #community #kids #family #media

#MemberMonday welcome to the CMA community Michaela! We are so glad you joined 😊 #community #kids #family #media ...

Today we are shining a spotlight on the incredible Angela Parrish, the VP of our Los Angeles Chapter. #community #volunteer #music #kids #media

Today we are shining a spotlight on the incredible Angela Parrish, the VP of our Los Angeles Chapter. #community #volunteer #music #kids #media ...

Join us for our Pitch Me! panel next Thursday, September 29th with Emmy award winning Creative Executive, Producer & Creator Josh Fisher. During the panel 4 members will be given the opportunity to pitch Josh LIVE - click on the link in our bio to learn more. 
#pitch #development #kids #family #entertainment #media

Join us for our Pitch Me! panel next Thursday, September 29th with Emmy award winning Creative Executive, Producer & Creator Josh Fisher. During the panel 4 members will be given the opportunity to pitch Josh LIVE - click on the link in our bio to learn more.
#pitch #development #kids #family #entertainment #media
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BIG NEWS! CMA Writer's Workshop registration is open. If you are a working or aspiring writer this workshop, led by Morgan Dameron, is for you. Link in our bio.

#writing #screenplay #screenwriting #film #kids #family #media

BIG NEWS! CMA Writer's Workshop registration is open. If you are a working or aspiring writer this workshop, led by Morgan Dameron, is for you. Link in our bio.

#writing #screenplay #screenwriting #film #kids #family #media
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#MemberMonday - a huge CMA community welcome to Veronica Reyes-How! 

#community #kids #family #media

#MemberMonday - a huge CMA community welcome to Veronica Reyes-How!

#community #kids #family #media
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REMINDER: Join us tonight for our monthly CMA CONNECT: Sandbox edition with researcher Alexandra Krawetz to discuss the intersection of research and design lessons to enhance engagement in kids media. #kids #media #research #engagement

REMINDER: Join us tonight for our monthly CMA CONNECT: Sandbox edition with researcher Alexandra Krawetz to discuss the intersection of research and design lessons to enhance engagement in kids media. #kids #media #research #engagement ...

#MemberMonday - today we are celebrating one of our newest members Ronah Harris, who is the Founder & CEO of Play Pattern. Welcome Ronah! #community #kids #family #media

#MemberMonday - today we are celebrating one of our newest members Ronah Harris, who is the Founder & CEO of Play Pattern. Welcome Ronah! #community #kids #family #media ...

REMINDER about this great event tomorrow - What are the trends in children's media production and creative processes around the world? In this episode of NEXT STOP we will be introducing you to two of the best Producers, and showrunner -animation aficionados. One based in the west and the other one in the east. Have you ever wondered how children’s animation shows are produced in other parts of the world? Maybe it’s the same, maybe it’s a little different but most likely chances are it’s a whole lot different. Learn about their creative processes, the differences between animation production and a lot more. Join us in the first series of its kind as we hear from the industry’s best. Click on the link in our bio so sign up!👏

#animation #development #kids #media #creative

REMINDER about this great event tomorrow - What are the trends in children's media production and creative processes around the world? In this episode of NEXT STOP we will be introducing you to two of the best Producers, and showrunner -animation aficionados. One based in the west and the other one in the east. Have you ever wondered how children’s animation shows are produced in other parts of the world? Maybe it’s the same, maybe it’s a little different but most likely chances are it’s a whole lot different. Learn about their creative processes, the differences between animation production and a lot more. Join us in the first series of its kind as we hear from the industry’s best. Click on the link in our bio so sign up!👏

#animation #development #kids #media #creative
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