January 23, 2017 5:02 PM ET


Company Overview of 9 Story Media Group Inc.

Company Overview

9 Story Media Group Inc. creates, produces, and distributes animated and live action content for young audiences worldwide. It develops kids and family focused programs for children’s television networks and other platforms. 9 Story Media Group Inc. was formerly known as 9 Story Entertainment Inc. and changed its name to 9 Story Media Group Inc. in October 2014. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

23 Fraser Avenue

Toronto, ON M6K 1Y7


Founded in 2001





Key Executives for 9 Story Media Group Inc.

Co-Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Chairman
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

9 Story Media Group Inc. Key Developments

9 Story Media Group Launches International Distribution Operation in Dublin, Ireland

9 Story Media Group announced that it has launched a new international distribution operation, 9 Story Distribution International Ltd. based in Dublin, Ireland and housed at Brown Bag Films’ animation studio. The launch of 9 Story Distribution International Ltd. builds on 9 Story Media Group’s global expansion efforts, which began with the acquisition of Brown Bag Films last year. 9 Story Distribution International Ltd. will expand the company’s growing European footprint, strengthen its international reach and enhance its access to key customers.

9 Story Media Group Announces Executive Changes

9 Story Media Group announced the appointment of Blake Tohana as Chief Financial Officer. Tohana will report to President and CEO Vince Commisso, and lead overall financial reporting, corporate development, and risk management. An accomplished finance executive, Tohana most recently served as CFO at Tricon Films & Television. Prior to his role at Tricon, Tohana held the position of Executive Vice-President and CFO of Magna Entertainment Corp. The company also announced changes to the management structure following its acquisition of Brown Bag Films. Steve Jarosz assumes an EVP role, responsible for production financing and compliance. Cathal Gaffney remains at the helm of Brown Bag Films and becomes Chief Operating Officer for 9 Story Media Group, overseeing production, technology and HR. Natalie Osborne becomes Chief Strategy Officer, leading the efforts on distribution, consumer products, acquisitions, marketing and business development while Natalie Dumoulin, VP Creative Affairs, will oversee a unified development team.

9 Story Media Group Appoints Geraldine Laybourne to its Board of Directors

9 Story Media Group announced the appointment of Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. Laybourne, a self described serial media and technology entrepreneur, is widely recognized as one of the most powerful women in television.

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