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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks Multiple ‘Fugget About It’ Deals

9 Story Entertainment has secured a clutch of new licensees for its animated comedy Fugget About It (26 x 22), which will soon enter production for a third season. These deals include ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Gets Equity Infusion from Neil Court, ZM Capital

9 Story Limited has announced that ZM Capital and former DHX Media principle and Decode Ent. co-founder Neil Court have made an equity investment in the company, with Court becoming ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Joe & Jack’ Headed for KiKA

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold its animated preschool series Joe & Jack (39 x 7) to Germany’s ARD/SWR, which will broadcast the show on children’s pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold Slap Happy Cartoons‘ new animated series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to ABC TV Australia, which will premiere the show in mid ... Continue Reading →
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DVD Picks: Iron Man, Young Justice and Wild Kratts

It’s not a huge week for animated DVD/Blu-ray releases, but there are enough good titles out there to keep the die-hard toon fans happy.     For starters, there’s the ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story, NCircle Partner on ‘Wibbly Pig’

9 Story Entertainment has announced a new partnership with NCircle Entertainment for home entertainment sales of its hit animated preschool show Wibbly Pig in the U.S. “NCircle is ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Naked Animals’ Makes Sale Attack

The second and third season of 9 Story Entertainment’s animated hit Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22 min) has been been picked up by Super RTL Germany and by Canal+ France for their ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Picks Up ‘Fugget About It’ From Pilot Program

The Teletoon at Night Pilot Project has produced its first series order, as the Canadian animation channel orders 13 episodes of the comedy series Fugget About It from 9 Story Entertainment. Series ... Continue Reading →