9 Story moves to Circle Square | C21Media | New
Dublin-based 9 Story Distribution International has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for the upcoming Circle Square animated comedy series.
Created by the McLeod brothers (Quiff & Boot) and co-produced by Wyndley Animation and Kavaleer Productions, the 40 × 7 ′ series is about a community living in nine homes whose differences are what unites them.
The sales arm of the Canadian group 9 Story Media Group will purchase the series internationally, excluding the territories secured by the Milkshake broadcast partners! (United Kingdom, Ireland) SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland) and VRT (Belgium).
Aimed at ages four to six, the show is directed by Greg McLeod, written by Myles McLeod and produced by Erica Darby, Helen Brunsdon, Gary Timpson and Andrew Kavanagh.
First shown at the Cartoon Forum in 2012, it was funded with support from the Young Audiences Content Fund, funded by the UK government and managed by the British Film Institute, as well as Channel 5, owned by ViacomCBS in the UK and Creative Europe.
“Its key messages of empathy, along with the beautiful design aesthetic created by the McLeod brothers, will appeal to children no matter who or where they are,” said Alix Wiseman, senior vice president of distribution and retail. acquisitions for 9 Story.