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A Potent Story, Revealed Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince finally launches on Netflix and in select theaters — read more about it in this feature story from Animation Magazine! Media ... Continue Reading →
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Kratt Bros., 9 Story Enter Production on ‘Wild Kratts’ Season 5

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are now underway on production of season five of the hit animated series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ramps Up Preschool Offerings

Nickelodeon is doubling its preschool-targeted programming with its latest series and specials slate, which will begin to debut on-air this summer, as part of the network’s multiyear ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain Network

DHX Media has revealed its latest venture, Wild Brain Family International Limited (or WildBrain), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an incubator project since 2012. WildBrain ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Appoints Blake Tohana as CFO

9 Story Media Group has hired on accomplished finance executive Blake Tohana as its new Chief Financial Officer. Charged with leading overall financial reporting, corporate development ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Rogers Co. Receives $3M Federal Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

The Fred Rogers Co. has earned a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support Peg + Cat, its multiple Emmy-winning animated math series on PBS Kids. The grant renews ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Names Scott-Hanson VP of Distribution

9 Story Media Group appointed Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen to the new position of vice president, distribution. Reporting to managing director Natalie Osborne, Scott-Hansen will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Signs Three-Toon Hulu Deal

9 Story Media Group has licensed three animated kids’ programs to Hulu in the U.S. The streaming service will take on subscription VOD rights to Get Ace (52 x 11), Nerds and Monsters ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Enters China with Sunshine Partnership

9 Story Media Group has entered into an agreement with Beijing Sunshine Culture and Communication Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese media company. The deal gives Sunshine all rights within ... Continue Reading →