Degree Name

Master of Science

Department or Program

Mass Communication and Media Arts


Lemish, Dafna


In the summer of 2012 the writer of this study had an opportunity to go to Munich, Germany to attend the Prix Jeunesse International Festival. This festival prides itself on recognizing children’s quality television from all around the world. After attendance at this festival the author conducted this study to ask what makes quality children’s programming. The author also discusses what the Prix Jeunesse is and how it has contributed to children’s television. The merits which make quality children’s television are then used to rate eight television programs that were shown at the Prix Jeunesse.