#FIRSTLOOK: CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MEDIA DAY
Nelvana, which has and continues to produce and distribute some of our favourite children’s programming worldwide, is partnering with Telefilm Canada and the Youth Media Alliance to bring us CANADIAN CHILDRENS MEDIA DAY on July 26, 2021. The day celebrates Canada’s accomplishments as a trailblazer in Children’s programming, also aligning with Nelvana‘s 50th anniversary. There even will be a CN Tower lighting to commemorate!
Here are a list of celebrations taking place July 26, 2021.
·10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Corus Entertainment’s top kids’ networks, YTV, Treehouse and TELETOON, will be featuring the best of Canadian content with back-to-back episodes of fan-favourite series, including:
·10:10 a.m. – 1:30pm – Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Toon Bops, Max & Ruby, Franklin and Friends, Esme & Roy, Miss Persona, and more, on Treehouse
·12:50 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Hotel Transylvania, Detentionaire, D.N. Ace, and more, on TELETOON
·1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Grossology, Scaredy Squirrel, Ollie’s Pack, Go Away Unicorn, and more, on YTV
·6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Northern Star: How Canada Shines in Animation & Children’s Media – Canadian Children’s Media Day panel event with:
· Moderator: Angela Pacienza – Executive Editor, The Globe & Mail
· Athena Georgaklis – Head of Development, Nelvana
· Francesca Accinelli – Vice President, Promotion, Communication and International Relations, Telefilm
· Ted Gervan – Dean, Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design, Sheridan College
· Magali Simard – Program Manager, Film Sector Development, The City of Toronto
After sunset: CN Tower Lighting in Blue and Gold for Canadian Children’s Media Day
Additional celebrations to follow:
Wednesday, July 28
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Animation Coffee Break with Nelvana’s Past & Present Talent with Ottawa International Animation Festival
Thursday, July 29
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: A Behind-The-Scenes look at Nelvana’s Daytime Emmy® Nominated Series, Esme & Roy with Animaze Montreal International Film Festival
Tuesday, August 10
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Get a Head Spark on Your Career in Animation! with Spark CG Society
More to come.
For more information on Nelvana’s 50th Anniversary, please visit: nelvana.com
To register for the Canadian Children’s Media Day panel, please visit: bit.ly/Nelvana-CCMDPanel