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Certificate in Children’s Media

Certificate in Children’s Media

Description Have you ever thought about a career in the children's media industry? This is a growing area of the media industry and includes companies such as Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop,TikTok, Fortnite, Mattel, Kidz Bop, PBS Kids and others. The Certificate in...

The Daddying Film Festival & Forum

The Daddying Film Festival & Forum

The Center for Media and Information Literacy is excited to be partnering with The Daddying Film Festival and Forum. It's the first and only festival worldwide that focuses solely on highlighting the importance of positive paternal engagement for kids and families....

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Join us at the sixth annual Children's Media Career Symposium on April 4th, 2024 from 5:30-8 pm! Sign Up Here! Considering a Career in Media or a Career Focused on Children? Have fond memories of watching Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, or Sesame Street? Inspired to...

Study Children’s Media in LA Summer 2024!

Study Children’s Media in LA Summer 2024!

Apply to The Children's Media Industry Trends and Opportunities Program in Los Angeles! This program is led by Sherri Hope Culver and explores the growing industry surrounding content for children. During your time in LA you'll have the opportunity to meet with the...

Media and Information Literacy – Issues of Trust

Media and Information Literacy – Issues of Trust

From DCN Global Digital Communication Network invites you to an open online discussion about Media and Information Literacy and issues of trust. All around the world, Media and Information Literacy is a central policy issue that addresses challenges in the...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2023

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2023

Missed the 2023 Symposium? Watch the full event here. https://vimeo.com/829052661 The fifth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 13, 2023. Are you…  Considering a career in media or a career focused on children?   Have fond...

Lectures at Western Sydney University 

Lectures at Western Sydney University 

During December 2022, Sherri served as a visiting professor at Western Sydney University in Australia. While there, she met with professors to discuss media literacy and its influence on the media industry and on students. She recorded several lectures for WSU...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

The fourth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 7th. This event served as an opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand, from leaders in content creation, animation, podcasts, marketing, research and entrepreneurship. Guest speakers...

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

The CMIL is proud to be a partner in the Prix Jeunesse this year. We helped organize one of the global youth juries to screen and judge two categories of this prestigious children's television festival. The judging consisted of two categories: Fiction for ages 11-15...

Video presentation on “Surveillance Society”

Sherri was invited to do a presentation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (March 2022) on behalf of the Association Country Women of the World. Her presentation was titled, "Surveillance Society: the power and influence of algorithms". A video of the...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

The fourth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 7th. This event served as an opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand, from leaders in content creation, animation, podcasts, marketing, research and entrepreneurship. Guest speakers...

Our projects – 2021

Our projects – 2021

Fall 2021 NewsletterWe are excited to share with you a few of the projectsand programs that have been keeping us busy.The 31st annual Global Media and Information Literacy Week was held on October 24 - October 31. The event brought together international...