Youth Media Alliance

Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance presented its 2017 Awards of Excellence to deserving kids’ content creators at a “fancy”-themed gala at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on ... Continue Reading →
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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s Sarah Haasz Joins YMA Board

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces the appointment of Sarah Haasz, Director of Original Production for DHX Television, as a member of its board of directors. Haasz is taking ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Grows Original Toon Slate with ‘Remy & Boo,’ Renewals & More

NBCUniversal Cable Ent.’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout is expanding its original programming offerings with a greenlight for a new animated series, Remy and Boo (due in 2018), ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Int’l Animation Fest Offers Something for Everyone

The sixth edition of Cape Town International Animation Festival, presented by Animation SA, is gearing up for its March 3-5 run at the city’s River Club in Observatory. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s Owen Kelly Upped to Features S&A Exec

Leading Canadian studio Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Owen Kelly to the post of International Sales and Acquisition Executive for Feature Films. Kelly, who started in the ... Continue Reading →
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Suzanne Wilson Appointed VP Family at Breakthrough Ent.

Leading Canadian producer-distributor Breakthrough Entertainment announces the latest addition to its executive team, with the appointment of Suzanne Wilson as Vice President, Family ... Continue Reading →
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Laurent Guérin, Frank Falcone Join YMA Board

The Youth Media Alliance in Montreal announces the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Laurent Guérin, Vice President, Chief Content and Digital Officer for Groupe ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Brings ‘Silly Seasons’ to NorAm

Canada’s Breakthrough Entertainment has secured a distribution deal that will see it introducing South African produced animated series Silly Seasons to North American audiences. ... Continue Reading →