Accolades (Old)


“Tara and Eric are Vancouver’s Eames’s of filmmaking. They create in a way like no other. They helped create the idea of TAKE ME HOME from the very beginning. Then they gave it life and took it to another level. Tara and Eric always deliver better than imagined. They are relentless in their perfection.”

— Murray Battle, Director of Independent Production and Presentation, Knowledge Network

“Children today spend less time outdoors than any generation in human history. Yet we know that a daily dose of nature makes kids smarter, more curious and creative. It’s simple: Kids need more nature! We think The Gumboot Kids is an excellent teaching tool for families, encouraging them to spend more time outdoors connecting with nature.”

— Ian Hanington, Senior Editor, David Suzuki Foundation

“Scout & the Gumboot Kids is creating a ‘new normal’ for an entire generation. This pioneering series transports young children into the practice of mindfulness and the magic of nature. The values of gratitude, appreciation and respect will stay with young viewers throughout a lifetime, creating a world we all want to live in.”

— Sandra de Castro Buffington, Founding Director, The Global Media Centre for Social Impact, UCLA

“CBC Kids is delighted to be part of this great Canadian media brand [Gumboot Kids].”

— Marie McCann, Senior Director, CBC Kids