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Diane Paloma Eskenazi is an American film producer and the founder of Golden Films production company in 1992. She is also the founder of different non-profit charity organizations such as Peace Builders, Inc., most of which were mainly, though not exclusively, dedicated to the welfare of children around the world. She resides in California.
Eskenazi founded Golden Films in 1992 with the purpose of creating non-violent, educational and inspiring entertainment for children. Since then she has produced over 80 animated titles in the course of less than ten years, titles such as "The Nuttiest Nutcracker", "King Arthur and the Knights of Justice", "Miracle in Toyland", 'Little Angels", Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, Pinocchio and dozens others, including the "Enchanted Tales" line distributed by Sony. These films are distributed throughout the world by companies such as Columbia TriStar, Sony, Warner Brothers, Polygram. Eskenazi's films have received numerous awards from different companies dedicated to families and kid-friendly family entertainment: For example, Family Seal of Approval, ITA Gold and Platinum awards, as well as many other awards from the Dove Foundation, Kids First, the International Family Film Festival, Parents Choice, Telly and the Film Advisory Board. Eskenazi has also written/produced 200 songs published by Sony Music.
The success of Golden Films has enabled Diane Eskenazi to build upon her non-profit organization Peace Builders. To date Eskenazi has shipped over 100 ocean-freight containers of aid, containing over $65 million of medical and other aid to orphans around the world. When the tsunami devastation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Eskenazi made use of her connections with the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and Federal Express in order to ship out more than $1,000,000 worth of medical supplies and other aid to the devastated areas. Eskenazi organizes ongoing shipments to orphanages in war-torn and disaster-stricken areas of medical and hygiene supplies, children's shoes and clothing, books, toys and school supplies. Eskenazi encourages many people and companies to help out in the cause; Through this and many other acts of charity, Diane Eskenazi encourages and inspires people to help out children worldwide in times of need, proving that one person can stir up a big difference that can change and positively affect many lives.
- Golden Films official web page
-  YouTube channel
-  Golden Films on iTunes
-  Golden Films on Amazon
-  Golden Films on Hulu
- Golden Films at the Internet Movie Database
- Golden Films at the Big Cartoon DataBase
- Golden Films at WheelofPeace.com
- Diane Eskenazi at the Internet Movie Database
- Peace Builders Website