Karate Kids was a film produced in 1989 when I served as Director of Educational Media at Street Kids International (1988 to 1998). Here I helped to make two animated films and the programs that delivered them to street educators in over 100 countries. Dealing with street life and HIV/AIDS, Karate Kids was the first of SKI’s educational cartoons, distributed in multiple languages around the world, and still in use today. It was a co-production of SKI and the NFB, and directed by the great Derek Lamb with Kai Pindal as chief animator. Co-produced with Mike Scott.