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Entry door open for Canadian Youth Media Alliance Awards

Canada's Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has officially launched its English-language Awards of Excellence, which honor achievement in TV programming and digital content for young viewers over the past two years.
January 23, 2013

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has officially launched its English-language Awards of Excellence, which honor achievement in TV programming and digital content for young viewers over the past two years.

The competition is open to all Canadian-made youth productions originally broadcast in English within Canada between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2012. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, February 15, 2013.

A total of 14 awards will be handed out, including a grand prize for the most outstanding production to hit the small screen (all platforms) in the past two years, along with awards for emerging talent and lifetime achievement.

YMA is particularly seeking nominees for the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Emerging Talent Award.

This year also introduces a new category, the Parents’ Choice Award, which recognizes the best production selected by parents.

Award winners will be announced at the official awards gala held on May 28, 2013 in Toronto. For more information visit YMA’s website or contact Lyne Côté at alliance@ymamj.org.

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Wendy is Kidscreen’s Associate Editor. When she’s not sourcing material for the brand's daily email newsletter, she’s researching, writing and connecting with others about the newest trends in digital media. Contact Wendy at wgoldman@brunico.com.

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