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Events: YMA (Youth Media Alliance) Conference, next week in Toronto

Next week is the YMA Conference in Toronto, and they’ve lined up a solid list of speakers and panels for those interested in getting real insight into how television (and other media) for kids gets made.

Here’s the latest press release:

Workshop: How to make TV that lasts

Presented by IPF, the workshop How to make TV that lasts offers by Linda Schuyler, Degrassi’s co-creator and Executive Producer, along with Sarah Glinski and Matt Huether, current Executive Producers as well as Stephanie Cohen, Producer, Extra Content will discuss how to make a television show that engages fans year after year.

Topics will include:  structuring a season, breaking an episode, keeping it fresh and authentic in an evolving broadcaster landscape, and sustaining relevance for the youth audience in a dynamic digital universe. The workshop will be held on November 19, from 1–4 p.m., at CBC.

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Tickets for the conference can be purchased on the YMA website at The full conference program is available on our site at


The CYM Conference is made possible through generous contributions from the main sponsor CBC/Radio-Canada; Prestige sponsors: 9 Story Media Group, Canada Media Fund, Guru, Independent Production Fund, Shaw Rocket Fund, TVO; and Excellence sponsors: Bell Fund, Entertainment One, Frima, Portfolio Entertainment, Shaftesbury Kids, Sinking Ship Entertainment.

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