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|Headquarters||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|United States and Canada|
NCircle Entertainment is an entertainment content distributor based in Dallas, Texas that specializes in the sales, marketing, and distribution of quality children and family programming content. As an independent studio, focused on a particular genre, NCircle is able to customize their approach to maximize the opportunities for the rights holders, the retailers, and the consumer.
NCircle was founded in 2006 and is led by industry veteran Mary Flynn. The company has grown to be, and continues to maintain the position as, the largest independent distributor for children's non-theatrical entertainment (NCircle is the #1 independent distributor for children's DVD, according to VideoScan 2014).
NCircle Entertainment's award-winning children's programs offer "Entertainment that Educates." NCircle believes in the importance of preparing children for school and that early learning skills empower children for future success. NCircle provides programming (DVD and digital) that engages children with entertainment while teaching them reading readiness, science concepts, problem solving tactics, social skills, and environmental awareness.
NCircle has the rights to manage and distribute content from several studios. Current content includes, but is not limited to, the following: ABC Monsters; The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!; Dino Dan; The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, and Room on the Broom; Jim Henson's Pajanimals and Sid the Science Kid; The Legend of Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog, and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show; Mike the Knight; Octonauts; Pocoyo; The Snowman and The Snowman and the Snowdog; The Wiggles; Gumby
Awards and nominations for NCircle's content include: Parents' Choice Award, Teachers' Choice Award, National Parenting Publications Award, Home Media Magazine Award, Best Media for Toddlers (Parents and Common Sense Media), Academy Award nominee
NCircle Entertainment is a division of Alliance Entertainment, which is the largest wholesale distributor of home entertainment audio and video software in the United States as well as an accomplished distribution channel for apparel, hardware, and accessories. The parent company is also unrelated to the former Canadian-owned company who held the same name, that was eventually sold to Entertainment One.