Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
Gold Seal Award 2002
Founded in 1989 as the only independent
consumer review of children's media, this award does not charge fees
or accept ads from manufacturers. It reviews and rates products for
quality, developmental appropriateness and educational and play value
and is judged by experts in the areas of child development, children's
literature and education and an objective panel of parents and children.
Its reviews are featured on NBC's Today Show and published in Oppenheim
Toy Portfolio 2002 edition.
Coalition for Quality
KIDS FIRST!¨ is the Coalition
for Quality Children's Media's initiative that evaluates and rates
children's media - videotapes, CD-ROMs, and television - using a
highly acclaimed method that has been praised by parents and educators
alike. It utilizes professionally designed criteria and evaluation
tools and engages a volunteer jury comprising child development professionals,
teachers and parents nationwide and children of diverse geographic,
socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
The Aegis Awards
The Aegis Awards are the
video industry's premier competition for peer recognition of outstanding
video productions and non-network TV commercials.
Film and Video Festival
The U.S. International
Film And Video Festival's yearly awards competition, founded in 1968
by chairman, J. W. Anderson, is one of the world's leading international
events devoted exclusively to the yearly selection and recognition
of outstanding business, television, documentary, industrial &
informational film and video tape productions.
The Dove Foundation
is a non-profit organization
established to encourage and promote the creation, production and
distribution of wholesome family entertainment. The Foundation, free
from commercial pressures, awards a blue and white Dove Seal to any
movie or video that is rated "family-friendly" by its film