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2016 August 22   |  
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Driver Digital Nominated For Best Online Studio In the 5th Annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards
New York, NY​ — Driver Digital, a premiere youth & family entertainment company, is nominated for Best Online Studio for their YouTube channel Cool School and their newest animated series,The Stupendous Drew Pendous and His Mighty Pen Ultimate! in the 5​ th Annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards.
Cynopsis K​ ids !magination Awards​ honor the year’s best in children’s, tween and family programming, technology, marketing and the executives who work the magic behind the scenes. Recognizing outstanding achievements in content creation across platforms, and the campaigns that promote it, this unique awards program from the industry’s most trusted brand, Cynopsis Media, is judged by a panel of industry experts.
“We are thrilled to be nominated by Cynopsis Kids for the great work our team has done in building our brands like Cool School and creating our very own superhero, Drew Pendous. We are very proud that we have been able to create such a connection with our viewers and it’s an honor to be nominated alongside a company like DreamWorksTV,” said Scott Weitz, founder and CEO of Driver Digital. In less than a year’s time, superhero Drew Pendous has become a fan favorite amongst kids and has gained a tremendous amount of viewership totaling over 40 million views. Rob Kurtz, Head of Creative at Driver Digital says, ”Drew Pendous is a wonderful character who connects with our audience because he is every little kid who has ever dreamed of being a superhero.”
About Driver Digital Driver Digital is a premiere Youth & Family Entertainment Studio and Network providing outstanding media content across the digital landscape. By creating, producing and distributing quality kids and tween entertainment on YouTube, Driver Digital has become one of the leading “digital first” studios in the demographic. Driver Digital’s sister company, DRIVER Media, is an industry­leading production company working for major ad agencies and brands including Coca­Cola, Pepsi, AT&T Microsoft and General Motors.
About the Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards honor the year’s best in children’s, tween and family programming and marketing. Recognizing outstanding achievements in content creation across platforms, and the campaigns that promote it, this unique awards program from the industry’s most trusted brand, Cynopsis Media, judged by a panel of industry experts. Winners will be recognized at the 5th annual awards event on September 27, 2016 in New York City.