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Backyard Beats

Series

Join Monica as she builds DIY craft instruments from everyday items found in a recycling bin. Professional musicians and young musicians join her in her backyard for a jam session. Their instruments serve as inspiration for Monica to build her handmade instruments. Each episode ends with Monica and her friends having a jam session in her backyard!

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Technical Specifications

  • Host
    Monica Brighton
     
    Executive producers
    Marlo Miazga
    Corinna Lehr
    Sean Connolly
    Daniel Bourre
    Julie Bristow
     
    Directors
    Drew Dafoe
    Steve Digler
    Merissa Simonian
     
    Writers
    Melissa Peters
    Madeleine Donohue
    Ivan Hutomo
Backyard Beats
  • Category / production

    Series

  • Format

    26 x 11 minutes

  • Years

    2020-...

  • Number of seasons

    2

  • Language(s)

    English

  • Broadcaster(s)

    TVO Kids

Awards and distinctions

2021 Canadian Screen Awards
Nomination - Best Children's or Youth Non-Fiction Program or Series

2021 Youth Media Alliance Award
Winner - Award of Excellence for Best Program, Live Action, Non-Scripted Content, Ages 6-9

2021 Kidscreen Awards
Winner - Best Mixed-Media Series

 

  • Kidscreen awards 2021

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