9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.
9 Story Entertainment announced the appointment of seasoned creative executive and writer Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive. Reporting to Vice President of Development Liliana Vogt, Drach will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages, as 9 Story continues to build its IP slate.
“Mike’s experience as a writer will be a tremendous asset to 9 Story in this role,” said Vince Commisso, President & CEO for 9 Story. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the 9 Story team and look forward to seeing his creative vision shape our slate of quality children’s programming.”
Prior to joining 9 Story, Drach was with March Entertainment in the roles of in-house creative writer, editor and script consultant, and most recently as Marketing and Development Manager. During his tenure with March he worked on several productions including 1001 Nights, Yam Roll, Chilly Beach, Uncle Joe’s Cartoon Playhouse, Maple Shorts!, G2G, Mia and Me and various online and new media productions. He has also helped develop, secure funding for and manage the production of numerous branded gaming properties, including Beach Hunt, Dex Hamilton’s Bug Quest, Yam Roll in Kooky Cabbie, G2G: Extra Credit, Cranky Cat and DanceMaker.ME.
Drach holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University.
Source: 9 Story Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.