For Immediate Release:
DR. TOY AWARDS DOGGY POO AMONG ITS "BEST VACATION PRODUCTS 2004"
New York, NY (June 30, 2004) – Doggy Poo, the Korean claymation released by Central Park Media in the Spring 2004 has added another award to its current list of notable achievements. Dr. Toy's Best Children's Vacation Products 2004 has named the Doggy Poo DVD, CD, and book among the 100 best selections, which Dr. Toy regards as excellent products "to help them learn during the summertime."
"It is quite an honor for Doggy Poo to be chosen as one of Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Products.
Dr. Toy's selections are well respected in the industry and Doggy Poo is the only entry to represent the combined product categories of DVD, CD, and book." stated Shigeki Morii, Marketing Manager.
About Doggy Poo:
Once upon a time, a little doggy poo lived on the side of a road. He felt all alone in the world. He believed that nobody needed him for anything, and that he had no purpose in life. If only Doggy Poo had a reason for being, then he wouldn't give up on his dream to be useful to the world. One day, Doggy Poo meets a lovely dandelion sprout. Will she explain his purpose in life? Will she help make his dream come true?
The awards Doggy Poo has received thus far include:
• Bronze Telly Award Statuette - Children's Audience
• Bronze Telly Award Statuette - TV or Cable program – Children
• Excellence Award: Korea Cartoon, Animation & Character 2003
• Cartoons on the Bay 2003: International Showcase Official Selection
• The Best Pilot for Domestic & International Market: The Korean Culture & Contents Agency
• The Best Animation Prize: Donga LG International Festival of Comics, Animation Games 2003
• Best Pilot Prize – Tokyo International Anime Fair 2003
• Viewer's Choice Award - Big Apple Anime Fest 2003
About Dr. Toy:
Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, known as "Dr. Toy," is an expert in play, toys, children's products, education, parent education, child development, child advocacy, child psychology, childcare and special education. Dr. Auerbach is the Director of the Institute for Childhood Resources, in San Francisco, CA, founded in 1975. She provides parents and teachers with important year-round information about the Dr. Toy award winning products. These include toys, dolls, games, puzzles, books, software, CD-ROMs, audio and videodiscs and tapes, creative materials, construction toys, and much more. Dr. Auerbach selects and evaluates the newest and best toys and other products for the annual feature "Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products" and provide other programs and resources year round. Dr. Auerbach also produces a syndicated column, Dr. Toy, for At Large Syndicate distributed to 1,500 newspapers nationwide and in Canada. Her monthly on-line magazine, Dr. Toy's Guide, presents Dr. Toy's awards for the best educational, developmentally appropriate toys and children's products. http://drtoy.com/
About Central Park Media:
Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U. S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors. With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of graphic novels under its CPM Press label. Central Park Media also carries a broad array of documentaries released under its CPM label, as well as live action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.
For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit CPM's electronic press kit at www.centralparkmedia.com./cpmdb/presskit.cfm.