9 Story Entertainment has finalized its acquisition of CCI Kids, the family content division of CCI Entertainment.
9 Story now has the rights to CCI Kids’ children’s and family library, which includes Artzooka, Turbo Dogs, Extreme Babysitting and GeoFreakZ, as well as gaining distribution rights for more than 1,000 half-hours of CCI Releasing content.
To support the expansion, Natalie Osborne has been promoted to managing director of the company’s distribution division, 9 Story Enterprises. Three other additions will join the 9 Story sales team, reporting to Osborne, including Kristin Lecour as director of consumer products, Jill Keenleyside as vice president of distribution and Federico Vargas as director of sales.
“This acquisition has more than doubled our portfolio, strengthened our sales capabilities and enhanced our overall position for digital platforms,” says Vince Commisso, president and chief executive officer, 9 Story Entertainment.