Project Description

Impressive 3D Animated Musical Component to the story “Afraid of the Dark” Wows The Judges to Secure Accolades

“Before It’s Time To Say Goodnight”, the exceptional 3D animation recently created by Diane Baumann at Kidz Entertainment, Inc has been selected as Best Animated Film in the 2022 New York Long Island Film Festival, which took place from October 20 – 22 in Lindenhurst.

Featuring Pansie the Piglet (the lead character in the Kidz Entertainment collection), the children’s informative film/cartoon – which is the 3D animated musical component to the story “Afraid of the Dark” – has collected additional acclaim in the independent film circuit as well, boasting four more film festival laurels to date including The 14th Annual Lady Filmmakers FF, San Diego Intl Kids FF, The Wellington FF in Wellington FL and the Kids First Film and Video Festival, with additional submission approvals pending and TBA.

“Ultimately, the goal is for my program to be a fun way for kids to learn about socialization, friendship, teamwork and a little bit of academia, while making a positive impact on their development and behavior”, Founder and creator Baumann said.

Fans of the series will also want to make sure to pick up the latest Plush ‘N Play Cuddly Fun® “Every Little Girl Wants A Pink Piglet” which features a Cuddly Fun Plush with DVD including a virtual story, a 3D award winning bedtime lullaby animation, 25 printable coloring pages and a writing activity.

The 3-in-1 Cuddly Fun® muff/handbag/plush animals have received a Utility Patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Kidz Entertainment, Inc creates quality products, very cleverly packaged, to give your child an educational, musical, entertaining, and interactive experience bundled into one adventure! These unique products combine the worlds of children, animals and music with color and excitement and reach children on many sensory levels. You can find numerous great new reviews of the products on our website. 

The Long Island based company, which has received favorable media coverage in print outlets like the Long Island Press, Newsday’s Kidsday and on the cover of The Pennysaver Town Crier has additionally made generous donations of the company’s products to Toys of Hope, Salvation Army, the children of the Ukraine, Bethany House, Bay Improvement Group Toy Drive, Juvenile Diabetes, Rise to Grace, Ronald McDonald House, the children of Haiti and the children’s library in San Pedro, Belize, in the past as well. They have also given a special donation to Long Beach children from West School Elementary at Lindell Elementary School, to assist in bringing smiles and enjoyment to some of the children who are still being affected by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. 

Having received a number of awards and accolades, Kidz Entertainment has been featured on Verizon Fios1 TV’s “My Long Island”, “The Long Island Breakfast Club”, and “Looking to Make a Difference with Gail”, showcasing some of the great products offered as well as Diane Baumann’s exceptional talents as an author. Baumann has even been nominated “Best of Long Island” by the Long Island Press and Bethpage Federal Credit Union for Best Author: Arts & Entertainment Category and has received several awards from the Songwriters Guild of America and the Long Island Distinctive Authors Reception. She hosted her own radio show on WGBB and WLIE.In 2017 their 3-in-1 Cuddly Fun® gained more exposure at the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony and the OSCARS in Los Angeles.