Blake Tohana

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 →

Disney Junior Announces ‘Vampirina,’ ‘Puppy Dog Tails’

Disney Junior has ordered two new animated series and put in second season orders for The Lion Guard and Goldie & Bear, it was announced by EVP of Original Programming and General ... Continue Reading →

Disney Announces Celeb-Filled Season of ‘Doc McStuffins’

The fourth season of Disney Junior’s Peabody and NAACP Image Award-winning preschool series Doc McStuffins will once again welcome a host of celebrity voices to Doc’s backyard ... Continue Reading →

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Graphic India to Expand Blockbuster ‘Baahubali’ to Comics, Animation Akira Mediaworks teams up with Graphic India for transmedia expansion of hit historical fiction epic. Animation ... Continue Reading →

Manimation Line-Up Announced

MIDAS and the Children’s Media Conference have released the full line-up for Manimation 2015 — an animation industry conference taking place in Manchester, U.K. on November ... Continue Reading →
Geraldine Laybourne

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →

Acamar, Aardman Sign ‘Bing’ Deals

Acamar Films and global distribution partner Aardman have inked a number of international broadcast deals for award-winning animated preschool series, Bing. Aardman’s team handles ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Kilogramme Mounts Exhibition to Celebrate ‘Tall Tales 3′

Manchester’s Kilogramme Animation has put on a gathering of the local animation community — a group the studio has been a part of for the past decade — to celebrate ... Continue Reading →