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D.W. Finally Turns 5 in New ‘Arthur’ Special

After more than 20 years on the air, the plucky middle sibling of the Read household is finally getting to celebrate a birthday in a special new episode of Arthur. Premiering on PBS ... 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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Bonita Siegel Presiding over Anglophone YMA Awards

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces that kids’ entertainment veteran Bonita Siegel will serve as President of its English-language Awards of Excellence jury for 2017. ... 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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Marie McCann Appointed Senior Director of CBC Kids

Canadian pubcaster CBC has appointed Marie McCann as Senior Director of CBC Kids. Reporting to Tara Ellis, Executive Director – Scripted Content for CBC, McCann will continue ... 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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‘Secret Path’ Graphic Novel & CBC Special Announced

A haunting story from a shameful era of North America’s history is being brought to life in a variety of mediums thanks to musician and poet Gord Downie. Coming soon as a new album, ... Continue Reading →
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Party Down at OIAF’s ‘NIGHTOWL’ Sci-Fi Affair

The Ottawa International Animation Festival turns 40 this year, and joining in the lineup of celebratory events is the just-announced NIGHTOWL party. An “interactive, multi-level ... Continue Reading →
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CBC Kids Content Director Martin Markle Exits

Martin Markle, Senior Director of Children’s Content for Canadian public broadcaster CBC Television, has vacated his post after less than a year on the job, Kidscreen reports. ... Continue Reading →
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International Co-Pro ‘The Breadwinner’ Enters Production

Canada’s Aircraft Pictures, Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions in association with Angelina Jolie Pitt’s Jolie Pas Productions have begun key animation ... Continue Reading →