YMA opens 2017 Awards of Excellence competition

Canada's Youth Media Alliance is now accepting entries for its 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence competition.
January 4, 2017

Recognizing outstanding Canadian kids content, nonprofit industry org Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has opened the latest edition of its English-language Awards of Excellence for submissions.

Open to any Canadian-made youth productions originally broadcast in English within Canada between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016, the competition will honor not only TV programming, but digital and interactive content, too.

Thirteen awards in total are up for grabs this year including best program (live action or animation), best original interactive content, best original digital content, best cross-platform interactive content, best cross-platform digital content and most outstanding small screen production (all platforms).

Awards for emerging talent and outstanding achievement are also on the table.

The deadline for entries is Friday, February 3, 2017, at 5 p.m., and the winners will announced at a gala event on May 31 at the CBC Glenn-Gould Studio in Toronto.

For more information, please visit YMA’s website here.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.



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