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Matt's Fancy Nancy ep "Nancy's New Friend" nominated for a 2021 Annie Award for Writing - TV/Media!

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I'm honored and proud that our Fancy Nancy writing team has been nominated for a 2021 Annie Award for Best Writing - TV/Media for my script "Nancy's New Friend" - featuring Disney Junior's first character with autism. It's rare for a pre-K show to get a nomination in this category, because we're up against all the adult animated shows too. I hope this shines a little more light on the importance of disability representation in Children's Media.

All hail our story editor Krista Tucker and EP Jamie Mitchell for helming such a ground-breaking show - based on the wonderful books by Robin Preiss Glasser and Jane O'Connor. Please watch "Nancy's New Friend" - and share it with a kid you love.


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