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9 Story Rebrands Toronto Studio as “Brown Bag Films”

9 Story Media Group is rebranding its Toronto animation studio as Brown Bag Films. The parent company remains IDed as 9 Story Media Group, which also holds 9 Story Distribution International ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Takes Flight with CG Pre-K Series ‘Top Wing’

Nickelodeon will be introducing young viewers to a new crack team of high-flying friends when Top Wing premieres Monday, Nov. 6 at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT. The 26-episode CG preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sends ’3 Amigonauts’ to New Territories

Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group has secured multiple international sales for its new animated comedy 3 Amigonauts (52 x 11′), aimed at children 6 to 11 years old. New licensees ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Gets Refreshed ‘Ruff Ruffman,’ Joe Murray’s ‘Luna Around the World’

At the Television Critics Association Press Tour this weekend, PBS KIDS announced that a classic cartoon star will return this fall in The Ruff Ruffman Show, an all-new short-form digital ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Adapting ‘Angela’s Christmas’ as a Special

Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is in production on the animated holiday special, Angela’s Christmas. The half-hour CG film is based on Frank McCourt’s ... Continue Reading →
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Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance presented its 2017 Awards of Excellence to deserving kids’ content creators at a “fancy”-themed gala at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Sets New ‘Daniel Tiger’ Special for May 8

An all-new one-hour special from the Emmy-nominated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is heading for PBS KIDS, with “Tiger Family Trip” set to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Snags ‘Dot.’, ‘Counterfeit Cat.’ ‘Camp Lakebottom’ for VOD

Hulu has secured a string of new deals to expand its growing kids’ library with episodes of hit animated series Dot. (from The Jim Henson Company) and Disney XD favorites Counterfeit ... Continue Reading →
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Bonita Siegel Presiding over Anglophone YMA Awards

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces that kids’ entertainment veteran Bonita Siegel will serve as President of its English-language Awards of Excellence jury for 2017. ... Continue Reading →