Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Type of business Private
|Products Consisting mainly of children's animation|
Owner Zelnick Media Capital Neil Court (both owning 50%)
Subsidiaries Brown Bag Films 9 Story Distribution International
Founders Vince Commisso, Steven Jarosz
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9 Story Media Group Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company and an international marketer and distributor best remembered for producing animated series such as Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Numb Chucks, and Peg + Cat. The company has employed over 250 creative and production staff in its Toronto facility and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. 9 Story recently acquired the animation studio Brown Bag Films, which employs over 170 staff members across Dublin, Manchester and Los Angeles. Brown Bag has been producing animated children’s series such as The Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Bing Bunny, and Henry Hugglemonster.
On October 6, 2015, 9 Story announced a new long-term partnership with Hit Entertainment to relaunch iconic pre-school brands ‘Barney & Friends’ and ‘Angelina Ballerina’.
In February 2016, 9 Story announced that it has joined forces with Netflix and Scholastic as a producer on the rebooted version of the 1990s animated children’s series The Magic School Bus, which is scheduled to premiere on the SVOD as a Netflix Original Series in the Autumn of 2017.