Natalie Osborne

Alix Wiseman joins 9 Story

Long-serving Aardman sales chief Alix Wiseman has taken a new business development and acquisitions role at 9 Story Media Group, the expanding Canadian producer and distributor. Wiseman had been at Aardman for a decade, running acquisitions and distribution for the British studio. Her exit from Aardman was announced last week, prompting a restructure at the […]

9 Story poaches Hit exec for distribution

Canada-based kids producer and distributor 9 Story has hired Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen from Hit Entertainment for a newly-created sales role. At 9 Story, Scott-Hansen will be vice president, distribution, reporting to managing director Natalie Osborne. She will be based in New York. At Hit, Scott-Hansen was senior VP, group director, broadcast for the Americas and […]

9 Story cuts Daniel Tiger sales ahead of the market

9 Story Entertainment has shopped its animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood (pictured) to a host of broadcasters ahead of the show being one of its key titles for the MIPCOM. SRC in Canada, True Visions in Thailand and E Junior in the Middle East have all picked up the show, which is on PBS […]

9 Story snaps up rights to Brazilian toon Haunted Tales

Canada-based producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment has picked up international rights to animated comedy series Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids. 9 Story Enterprises has taken global TV and licensing rights, ex-Brazil where the show is on Cartoon Network and it has established itself as the most-watched show for 4-to-11s. Cartoon Network Latin America will […]

Osborne upped as 9 Story closes CCI Kids catalogue deal

Natalie Osborne is to be the new managing director of 9 Story Enterprises, which has closed its deal for the underlying rights of CCI’s children’s TV catalogue. Her expanded role now covers all worldwide sales, consumer products and strategic partnerships. Osborne joined 9 Story Entertainment in 2006 to launch 9 Story Enterprises is now in […]