9 Story Media Group

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9 Story Media Group
Private
Industry Animation
Founded 2002
Founder Vince Commisso
Steven Jarosz
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Products Consisting mainly of children's animation
Owner ZMC (Zelnick Media Capital) and Neil Court[1]
Subsidiaries Brown Bag Films
Website http://www.9story.com

9 Story Media Group (formerly 9 Story Entertainment)[2][3] is a Canadian animation studio and distribution company, founded in September 2002[4] by Vince Commisso and Steven Jarosz. The company’s distribution arm, 9 Story Media Group[5] (formerly named 9 Story Enterprises,[6]) was launched in September 2006.[4]

It was announced on April 7, 2013, that 9 Story Entertainment acquired the family catalog from CCI Entertainment.[7]

It was announced on October 10, 2014, that the company was re-branded as 9 Story Media Group, shortly after media entrepreneur Neil Court, became an equity investors in the organization along with Zelnick Media.[3][2]

On August 18, 2015, the company acquired Brown Bag Films.[8]

On October 6, 2015, 9 Story announced a new long-term partnership with Hit Entertainment to relaunch iconic pre-school brands ‘Barney & Friends’ and ‘Angelina Ballerina’.[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.awn.com/news/9-story-entertainment-rebrands-9-story-media-group
  2. ^ a b Wolfe, Jennifer (10 October 2014). "9 Story Entertainment Rebrands as 9 Story Media Group". Animation World Network (Animation World Network). Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Raymundo, Neil (10 October 2014). "9 Story Entertainment Rebrands as 9 Story Media Group". Toon Barn (Toon Barn). Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "9 STORY". Web.archive.org. 2007-02-12. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  5. ^ "9 Story Entertainment". 9story.com. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  6. ^ "9 STORY". Web.archive.org. 2007-07-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  7. ^ Vlessing, Etan (7 April 2013). "MIPTV: Canada's 9 Story Takes CCI Entertainment's Family Catalog". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  8. ^ http://kidscreen.com/2015/08/18/brown-bag-films-acquired-by-9-story-media/
  9. ^ "MIPCOM: 'Barney & Friends' Set for Relaunch by Mattel, 9 Story". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-10-06. 
  10. ^ "9 Story Entertainment becomes the Co-Producer and Distributor of new season of internationally popular WGBH children’s series ARTHUR®". 9story.com. September 20, 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  11. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer (September 29, 2015). "Oasis Animation Tapped for New Seasons of ‘Arthur’". 

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