Music, Nine Classics Recordings,
NM2, GYLE Records,
Nine Pictures, 9Online,
Nine Interactive, Nine
‘Nine’ Simon, CEO, founder
Online entertainment, Video games, Character based entertainment, Live
The Nine Corporation is a media
and entertainment organization that also manages and supplies to it's own
media community. The Nine Corporation
specializes in; music; movies; live events; journalism; programmes; character
based entertainment; documentaries; video games; and online entertainment.
The Nine Corporation was created
in 1996 when Detanio (a comic, board game, and independent
movie organization) and Nine Foundation (a record label) merged under the
name Nine Foundation Corporation. Head quarters was initially in White City,
London, United Kingdom, but was moved to Forest Gate, London, United Kingdom
The history of the Nine Corporation
is broken up into generations.
2nd Generation 2000-2008
3rd Generation 2008-2013
4th Generation 2014-present
In this period the Nine
Corporation produced 50 products including 20 musical projects and 18 comics.
Nine Music (then Nine
Foundation) acquired the short lived record label The
Unknown, which became the group The Linch
Mob (UK hip hop). Nine Corporation Comics had acquired acclaimed local
In 1998 the bulk of Nine
Music artists had left the label due to the Nine
Music Crash. Nine Music suspended all releases as it begun to build a
new roster. Nine Foundation Comics released many exhibition comics that were
promoted by tours and events. Nine Pictures
(then Nine Foundation Movies)
released its first animated short movie ‘Flip
Teaser’. The Nine Corporation’s Corporate brand was promoted
via events such as video game leagues.
In this period the Nine
Corporation produced 49 products including 22 video games and 23 musical products,
and launched ninefoundation.co.uk. Production
of comics and board games had officially stopped by January 2000 as the Nine
Corporation resurrected its record label as Nine
The Nine Corporation launched
9Online as a new online entertainment division in
January 2003. This new division was the main platform for video
games developed by the Nine Corporation.
In 2004 Nine Music (then
Nine Foundation Music) acquired GYLE Records
(independent record label) and launched Rebellious
Records (independent record label). Rebellious Records separated from
Nine Foundation Music soon after its first release and collapsed shortly after
that. GYLE Records had its first release after a year of management turbulence
and continues to be a strong asset to its parent organization.
In the last quarter of
2004 the then Nine Foundation Corporation changed its name to it’s current
name Nine Corporation . Nine Foundation Music was changed to Nine Music; Nine
Foundation Movies was changed to Nine Pictures.
The Nine Corporation’s
activities slowed down considerably from August 2006 to November 2007 (see
the Great Depression). Upon it’s
return Nine Corporation launched Nine Interactive
as a dedicated video games division in December 2007. It then launched Nine
Classics Recordings which is a record label focusing on the re-releasing
and promotion of Nine Music’s archive. On December 9th Nine Corporation
Launched Nine Universe, and NM2
to celebrate it’s return to entertainment.
format was updated on January 1st 2008, this brought the new format of 9Online
and the launched Ninecorpedia.
In may 2008 the Nine Corporation
entered a second period of inactivity known as the
Aftershock Depression, although Cuthbert 80
continued to perform at many shows at this time.
The Nine Corporation returned on November 29th 2008. The Nine
Corp Administration immediately contructed Nine
Corp Economy to stimulate activity and growth. The Nine Coroporation rapidly expanded in size during this time. On December Nine Music
released Clarity's sophomore single ‘Money
Don’t Come’ which was the first release since The Great Depression.
The Nine Corp Economy
became the primary corporate strategy of the Nine Corporation. Nine Corporation also
started to have a larger focus on it’s community
by creating a symbiosis with it and Nine Corp
personnel. The NCEC was launched in 2009 forming the heart of the Nine Corp Economy and revolutionising Nine Corp activity.
In 2009 the Nine Corporation
launched Supershoot. 9Online
Arena was launched in 2010 as a new outlet for video games and downloadable
media. Prime Jam was launched in 2011 but was
rebranded to a live music event in 2012.
Nine Corporation expanded
NCN to include blogs with the launch of Moria Shonekan's
blog in 2012. The Cacica Film Festival launched in spring 2013 and NCN
launched The World. Also in 2013 the Responsibilities
music video becomes to the first to use CGI, and Real Music was launched as the 2nd branded ongoing live music event.
In this period the Nine Corporation expanded it's online capabilities. The World expanded heavily via social media introducing Nine Corporation News and the Nine Corporation to new audiences globally. The World's team significalty grew in size and NCN officially became a division.
In 2014 9Technologies was launched and became one of the most important divisions. Nine Corporation's CGI content developed significantly via the releases of the Nine Corp Vision, In My World, and 9Online music videos. All I Want For Christmas Is You is released becoming the first Nine Corporation Christmas song, starting a new Christmas song tradition, and becoming one of the biggest Nine Corporation hits of all time.
Nine Music's releases began to transition into digital format releases. 9Online grew in popularity and size, and facilitated the release of online digital music single releases. Cover videos (non music videos that accompany music releases) became a popular staple for musuc single releases.
Wonder Weekend was launched to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Nine Corporation. The winter season became a busy time in the Nine Corporation and the activities were consolidated into the winter festival Winter Wildness in 2017. Spring Spark Up was launched the following year.
The Nine Corporation has
maintain relationships with many external bodies. Go
to main article External Relations.
existence primary relies on it’s community named the Nine
Corp World. This community has allowed Nine Corporation to survive unaffected
by the state of the media world.
Nine Corporation has influenced
many surrounding organizations, in most cases assisting in the creation and
Divisions and Corporate Structure
The Nine Corporation currently
has 9 divisions. The 5 main divisions are Nine Music, Nine Pictures, 9Online,
Nine Interactive and Nine Universe.
The Structure for this
is shown below;
The Nine Corporation
Historically the Nine
Corporation had two other divisions. These included Nine Foundation Comics,
and Nine Foundation Live Events. These divisions were later close down as
popularity for these division decreased. The Nine
Corporation Executive Administration was also a division, but it was later
down sized to a team with omni divisional jurisdiction after the arrival of
the Nine Corp Economy.
The Official Nine Corporation Website
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The Official Nine Pictures Page
The Official Nine Interactive
The Official Nine Universe
The Official 9Online Page